Sharepoint 2007 – Templates and Definitions

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Similarly to SPS 2003 / WSS 2, Sharepoint 2007 (MOSS and WSS 3) has both templates and definitions. Note that the end user is not aware of the difference between templates and definitions – they are both effectively…

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Simulating framesets

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This is a really cool thread i found on simulating a frameset with divs and javascript. This is particularly useful when you dont want to force the reloading of the entire frame (but without having control over the…

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Microsoft Expression

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I have just seen the Microsoft expression suite – I am pretty keen to get my hands on them (especially sparkle, when used for developing interfaces for windows apps). http://www.microsoft.com/products/expression/en/default.mspx Acrylic Graphic Designer – I guess that this…

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Sharepoint: AlternateHeader cannot be unset

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Today I had a bit of a nightmare when trying to ensure that the AlternateHeader of a web was set to blank (it had previously had a custom header applied). Unfortunately I could not find a simple solution…

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Sending emails with C#.net

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Sending emails with c#.net was actually surprisingly easy (note that I only tested it on an asp.net form in Server 2003). Adding attachments etc was also surprisingly easy (no need to worry about mime boundaries etc). Pre-Reqs:The machine…

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Some rough notes on the Global Assembly Cache (GAC)

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The GAC is essentially visible as a special folder, normally residing at C:\Windows\Assembly. It can only contain assemblies, and these assemblies must be strongly named. The assemblies within the gac are essentially dlls that can be used by…

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Search Engine Optimisation Notes

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Search engine optimisation. Although the main search engines are continually tweaking their ranking algorithms, by following a few principles can ensure that your site features as highly as possible in search engine results. This documents is a set…

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IE z-index bug

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http://therealcrisp.xs4all.nl/meuk/IE-zindexbug.html The hack to solve this seems to be to give the element (which is inherently relative) that contains the absolutely positioned div a high z-index (higher than the elements that the absolutely positioned div was hiding behind).

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Debugging Javascript with Visual Studio 2003

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To break into the debugger from a JavaScript file enter the keyword “debugger” at the location you want to break into the debugger at. Note that this will prompt you to select your choice of debugger – choose…

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JavaScript Notes

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Some links and notes regarding parsing xml with javascript…http://www.devx.com/xml/Article/11866/1954?pf=truehttp://scriptasylum.com/tutorials/xml_javascript/xml_javascript.html Also – just a reminder on causing js execution to pause…setTimeout(“alert(‘hello’)”,1250);

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