Bilbro Bloggins

Musings of Brian Bilbro

Creating a Lookup List for SharePoint with VSeWSS

Since I’m fairly new to SharePoint, I tend to use the Visual Studio extensions for Window SharePoint Services (VSeWSS) far more often than the experienced pros out there.  I haven’t figured out yet why doing things by hand is better but maybe someday I will. :) This blog will show you how to create...

Continue reading →

Hidden secrets of W0W64 – Large Address Aware

We ran into an interesting problem at work.   We had recently migrated one of our larger .NET 3.5 applications to Windows 64-bit servers from Windows 32-bit servers.  Even though the application is built on .NET, we couldn’t run it completely in native 64-bit mode because of some third...

Continue reading →

Yes, Virginia, you can write through the BDC – Part Three.

This is the first part of a three part blog series.  Part One - Using the Microsoft Business Data Definition Editor to add a table and display the data in a Web Part. Part Two - How to use the GenericInvoker to write data back through the BDC. Part Three – Download of all project source files. For...

Continue reading →

Yes, Virginia, you can write through the BDC – Part Two.

This is the second part of a three part blog series.  Part One - Using the Microsoft Business Data Definition Editor to add a table and display the data in a Web Part. Part Two - How to use the GenericInvoker to write data back through the BDC. Part Three – Download of all project source files....

Continue reading →

Yes, Virginia, you can write through the BDC – Part One.

This is the first part of a three part blog series.  Part One - Using the Microsoft Business Data Definition Editor to add a table and display the data in a Web Part. Part Two - How to use the GenericInvoker to write data back through the BDC. Part Three – Download of all project source files. SharePoint...

Continue reading →

Adding Target Audience in SharePoint with VSeWSS

If you're like me and are fairly new to SharePoint you tend to rely on the Visual Studio extensions for Windows SharePoint Services.   A lot of the examples out there assume you have a certain knowledge level or experience with SharePoint and therefore they can be confusing.  I’ll discuss...

Continue reading →

Dropdown Filter Web Part in SharePoint – Part Four

This is the fourth part of a multipart blog series. In part one , we created a simple SharePoint Web Part which displayed a text label that could be set via the Web Part Properties Editor. In part two of this blog series, we extended the simple SharePoint Web Part by adding a dropdown list box and populating...

Continue reading →

Dropdown Filter Web Part in SharePoint – Part Three

This is the third part of a multipart blog series. In part one , we created a simple SharePoint Web Part which displayed a text label that could be set via the Web Part Properties Editor. In part two of this blog series, we extended the simple SharePoint Web Part by adding a dropdown list box and populating...

Continue reading →

Dropdown Filter Web Part in SharePoint – Part Two

This is the second part of a multipart blog series. In part one , we created a simple SharePoint Web Part which displayed a text label that could be set via the Web Part Properties Editor. In part two of this blog series, we extended the simple SharePoint Web Part by adding a dropdown list box and populating...

Continue reading →

Test using a source code plug-in for Windows Live Writer

In these two post, I showed how ugly code pasted from Visual Studio into Windows Live Writer or using the Graffiti post editor can be: http://bilbroblog.com/test/test-code-post-from-graffiti-post-editor/ http://bilbroblog.com/test/test-code-post-from-windows-live-writer/   Scott Watermasysk pointed...

Continue reading →