WSS and MOSS: Service Pack 2 Released Today!

Author: Tobias Zimmergren URL: http://www.zimmergren.net Introduction Previous major updates for SharePoint related technologies has been: Service Pack 1 Infrastructure Updates Misc. Rollups Today – as promised – Microsoft released the next set of updates called Service Pack 2. For an overview of major updates and rollups/cumulative updates post SP1, check out my mate Spence’s awesome blog here: http://www.harbar.net/articles/postsp1.aspx The new WSS 3.0 SP2 brings this to the table: Quoted from the Microsoft sites in the links section below! Some big areas of the improvements that the Windows SharePoint Services team…

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Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2007 is now officially FREE

Author: Tobias Zimmergren URL: http://www.zimmergren.net Download SharePoint Designer for Free! For a few weeks there has been a numerous people spreading the rumor that SharePoint Designer is going to be a free download. Today Microsoft made it official, and we can gladly share the word: Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2007 is now a FREE download for anyone. If you register the product, you’ll even get free customized support! **More details on the product here: **http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointdesigner/FX100487631033.aspx?ofcresset=1 **Link to download section here: **http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=…

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SharePoint Ramp Up – Part 2

For those of you who have tried the online-training program called MyRampUp, and went through all the exercises for SharePoint developers part 1 – Part 2 is here. Check this out: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/rampup/dd320759.aspx I wrote a bit about the Ramp Up program in this previous article where I outlined the Part 1 of the program. Part 2 adds the following levels: Level 1: Page Navigation Level 2: Page Branding Level 3: Web Services Level 4: Custom Content Types Level 5: User Management Now I’m off to shoot some fellow SharePoint MVP’s at the…

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VSeWSS v1.3 - Feb 2009 CTP released

As I know this is a popular tool for some of you guys reading this blog (I’ll leave my own comments on the tool unsaid for now) – you can now download the latest February CTP from the Microsoft Download site. VSeWSS 1.3 February 2009 CTP has been released, go on and grab it here: Visual Studio 2008 Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, v1.3 – Feb 2009 CTP Some of the highlighted features include, but are not limited to: Can be installed on x64 Server OS machines running SharePoint x64. Previously only x86 Server OS could be…

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Microsoft SharePoint Online Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Quickie! For those of you interested in SharePoint Online, you can now find more information on the SLA on the following link which Microsoft Download released yesterday: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=069df92a-4f58-45e3-bbf8-93ed6bcb61d1&displaylang=en&tm#filelist Technorati Tags: SharePoint Online,Microsoft Online Services,SLA,MOSS…

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Microsoft Online Services Release Notes

A new set of Release Notes for Microsoft Online Services were released yesterday. For those of you interested in the Microsoft Online Services, you should check it out. Below are some good links touching the Microsoft Online Services. **Microsoft Online Release Notes **Download here **Microsoft Online Services Single Sign-on application **Download here **Microsoft SharePoint Online Standard Developer Guide **Download here **Microsoft SharePoint Online Standard Service Description (Dec08) **Download here /Z out. Technorati Tags: SharePoint Online,SharePoint,Microsoft Online Services,Microsoft,SPOL…

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Sweden SharePoint User Group presentations

You’ll find the presentations from the UG meeting here; My presentation(s) [SWE] Översikt över nyheterna i SharePoint världen [ENG] Overview of the news in the SharePoint community Daniel’s presentation(s) [SWE] [SharePoint och Sök](http://www.sharepointforum.se/SharePointUserGroup/User Group Presentations/18th November 2008 Meeting/SharePoint och Sök (Swe).pptx) [ENG] [Deep Dive SharePoint Search Engine](http://www.sharepointforum.se/SharePointUserGroup/User Group Presentations/18th November 2008 Meeting/Deep Dive SharePoint Search Engine(Eng).pptx) I’m still waiting for access to the site from Daniel. Before I get that access I’m afraid I can’…

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Microsoft Office Systems 2007 – Service Pack 2

Recent announcements around the blog-o-sphere and the announcements at TechEd in Barcelona indicated that the SP2 for Office Systems 2007 is on it’s way. Releasedates Don’t even bother to try to get an exact date for your upgrade. As it is said today, the SP2 for Microsoft Office Systems 2007 will be released somewhere between February and April 2009. If you are to take SP2 into consideration, I would go for the latter timescope (April/May) to be sure :-) Clients As announced by the Office Service Pack Team: Improved Outlook Calendaring Reliability Improved Outlook Performance Enabling Object…

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