Kickstarter is a hot new social way to get investors warm for your product idea. It markets itself as a “funding platform for creative projects”. Those creative projects can be food, design, fashion, art, comics, games, technology, music, …  The deal is that you design a Kickstarter page,  stating all cool stuff your product would … Read more

SharePoint 2010 Filtered lookup is a free codeplex project.I just came into contact with it and can’t imagine how I did all my other projects without it Read more

Password change for FBA users

March 5th, 2010 | Posted by Marijn in code | codeplex | fba - (1 Comments)

For a client we did a lot of fba work, today i want to share the “change password” functionality. We started from the codeplex project, and added some extra properties we thought were usefull. The names speak for themselves 😉 CancelDestinationPageUrl ContinueDestinationPageUrl ContinueButtonText SuccessText SuccessTitleText PasswordLabelText NewPasswordLabelText Cancelbuttontext Changepasswordbuttontext Changepasswordtitletext Confirmnewpasswordlabeltext Long list of properties … Read more

The indexing of PDF’s at a client was not working. Together with a coworker (tnx Robbert Kloosterman) we fixed it by changing a registry value.   Round up: 1. install PDF iFilter for 64 bit 2. install the icon (easy fix: ttp://www.codeplex.com/SharePointPdfIcon) 3. start – run – regedit 4.  go  to “\\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\OfficeServer\12.0\Search\Applications\{site GUID}\Gather\Portal_Content\Extensions\ExtensionList  5. add … Read more

I used this codeplex project at a client this week: a very easy way to install the PDF logo on a SharePoint Server.   Simple “next-next-finish” type of installation, saves you some time.   For a detailed explanation on how to add the icon manually, click here.

At work we got a request to help someone out who was configuring a large workflow in SPD2007 for a large BioTech company. We quickly got stuck with the activities that are ootb, but my coworker pointed me to these 2 solutions with extra activities !! 1. SPDActivities on Codeplex by unclepaul84 This solutions (which … Read more

Workflow in SharePoint is one of the strong points of the 2007 platform. Every project I did had workflow items on it, and there are 4 ways to do workflow: – use out-of-the-box functionalities: this is basically based on: change your workflow to match the sharepoint one. Great if you have a small budget and … Read more

Mohamed Zaki has created a great Codexplex project:Sharepoint Download Zipped List Items What it does is create an extra button on your “Actions” menu in your libraries, where you can choose to zip documents in this library:– zip all items– zip all items with versions– zip all items in current view– zip all items in … Read more

Another great project on Codeplex! This time Joshua Carlisle over at SharePointBrainFreeze created a smart 404 error handler. He took off from following goals: Provide a friendly 404 message to the user Provide some possible best bets on what they may have been attempting to look for based on the URL Provide a vanity redirect … Read more