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SharePoint Health Monitor App

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Introducing the SharePoint Health Monitor App. More details coming soon once the app is published in the marketplace.

ULS Viewer stops working

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If ULS Viewer suddenly stops reading from the ULS log, the quick fix is to move all the log files to another folder. Except for the last log file which Explo...

SharePoint 2010 Service Manager

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With the final release of SharePoint 2010, I finally had time to brush-up and release the Service Manager that I wrote sometime back when the 2010 betas was ...

Installing Office Web Apps on Windows 7

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If you haven’t heard of Office Web Apps before it’s basically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote running inside a browser. It lets you edit documents right ...

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Tips

Windows 7: New Keyboard Shortcuts

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There are quite a few new keyboard shortcuts in Windows 7 and some of them are a godsend when working on a multi-monitor setup. I can finally retire UltraMon...

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powershell

Script to Download Yammer Image Profile

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Here’s a neat script I wrote the other day to download the urls of all the user’s in your Yammer network. This comes in handy when you want to re-use the pro...

FBA Configuration Manager for SharePoint 2010

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Setting up forms based authentication in SharePoint 2010 requires making changes in three web.config files. [FBA.ConfigureMembershipProvider]::Configure($we...

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windows 7

Windows 7: New Keyboard Shortcuts

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There are quite a few new keyboard shortcuts in Windows 7 and some of them are a godsend when working on a multi-monitor setup. I can finally retire UltraMon...

Windows 7 beta and the beta nVidia Driver

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Two words: Don’t install This is what nVidia says and you typically get it through Windows Update. I suffered with the title bar going missing and ugly black...

Running Windows 7 Beta

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With everyone reporting that Windows 7 beta was very stable I upgraded both my wife’s Dell Studio and my Dell 64-bit XPS to Windows 7. Both setups ran fine w...

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SharePoint 2010 Service Manager

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With the final release of SharePoint 2010, I finally had time to brush-up and release the Service Manager that I wrote sometime back when the 2010 betas was ...

Installing Office Web Apps on Windows 7

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If you haven’t heard of Office Web Apps before it’s basically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote running inside a browser. It lets you edit documents right ...

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Installing Office Web Apps on Windows 7

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If you haven’t heard of Office Web Apps before it’s basically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote running inside a browser. It lets you edit documents right ...

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date

Date Ranges in Log Parser for EventLogs

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If you need to trawl through your production server event logs. Here’s a quick tip for extracting just the entries for a given date range using LogParser. BT...

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logparser

Date Ranges in Log Parser for EventLogs

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If you need to trawl through your production server event logs. Here’s a quick tip for extracting just the entries for a given date range using LogParser. BT...

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setup

Visual Studio Maintenance Mode

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I started working my way through the hands on labs in the SharePoint 2010 Developer Evaluation Guide and found that I was missing the Visual Studio 2010 Comm...

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workflow

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Service Manager

SharePoint 2010 Service Manager

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With the final release of SharePoint 2010, I finally had time to brush-up and release the Service Manager that I wrote sometime back when the 2010 betas was ...

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fba

FBA Configuration Manager for SharePoint 2010

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Setting up forms based authentication in SharePoint 2010 requires making changes in three web.config files. [FBA.ConfigureMembershipProvider]::Configure($we...

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log

ULS Viewer stops working

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If ULS Viewer suddenly stops reading from the ULS log, the quick fix is to move all the log files to another folder. Except for the last log file which Explo...

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windows phone

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bcs

Tips for working with BCS and FAST Search

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When building a FAST search solution to crawl external entities through BCS it can get very frustrating if you deploy a change and it doesn’t get updated in ...

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app

Mobile Apps: Native or Web?

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When building for mobile there isn’t a silver bullet. Instead we have a myriad of compromises to make. If your an enterprise wanting to build apps here are f...

SharePoint Health Monitor App

less than 1 minute read

Introducing the SharePoint Health Monitor App. More details coming soon once the app is published in the marketplace.

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tip

Debugging Javascript

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What’s the easiest way to break into the debugger in JavaScript especially when you have heaps of js files being loaded by a page (SharePoint 2013 & disp...

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Facebook

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BlogEngine.NET

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migrate

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wordpress

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64-bit

Running Windows 7 Beta

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With everyone reporting that Windows 7 beta was very stable I upgraded both my wife’s Dell Studio and my Dell 64-bit XPS to Windows 7. Both setups ran fine w...

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chrome

Running Windows 7 Beta

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With everyone reporting that Windows 7 beta was very stable I upgraded both my wife’s Dell Studio and my Dell 64-bit XPS to Windows 7. Both setups ran fine w...

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live mesh

Running Windows 7 Beta

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With everyone reporting that Windows 7 beta was very stable I upgraded both my wife’s Dell Studio and my Dell 64-bit XPS to Windows 7. Both setups ran fine w...

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studio

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ranaviru

Ranaviru Fund

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Let me start by saying that I don’t believe in war, I’m more in the camp of Gandhi and Mandela who showed that although difficult you can achieve what you wa...

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nvidia

Windows 7 beta and the beta nVidia Driver

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Two words: Don’t install This is what nVidia says and you typically get it through Windows Update. I suffered with the title bar going missing and ugly black...

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shortcuts

Windows 7: New Keyboard Shortcuts

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There are quite a few new keyboard shortcuts in Windows 7 and some of them are a godsend when working on a multi-monitor setup. I can finally retire UltraMon...

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display

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service pack

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format

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hard disc

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portable

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xbox 360

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range

Date Ranges in Log Parser for EventLogs

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If you need to trawl through your production server event logs. Here’s a quick tip for extracting just the entries for a given date range using LogParser. BT...

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timestamp

Date Ranges in Log Parser for EventLogs

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If you need to trawl through your production server event logs. Here’s a quick tip for extracting just the entries for a given date range using LogParser. BT...

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oracle

Changing the default schema in Oracle

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The application I was working on assumed that the user would always be in the default schema. I ran into a snag when I had to connect to the staging environm...

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schema

Changing the default schema in Oracle

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The application I was working on assumed that the user would always be in the default schema. I ran into a snag when I had to connect to the staging environm...

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session

Changing the default schema in Oracle

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The application I was working on assumed that the user would always be in the default schema. I ran into a snag when I had to connect to the staging environm...

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silverlight

Fixing the Silverlight caching issue

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Fell into this trap today. I deployed an update of my silverlight project to the Sharepoint site but on some machines the browser continously kept loading th...

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peace

The War is Over

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Sri Lanka is finally rid of the terrorists, the war is over. I hope and pray that we have seen the end of senseless bloodshed.

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checked

WPF Checked ListBox

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WPF currently does not have a checked list box out of the box so you’ll need to roll your own. Unfortunately most of the examples that come up on Google invo...

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listbox

WPF Checked ListBox

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WPF currently does not have a checked list box out of the box so you’ll need to roll your own. Unfortunately most of the examples that come up on Google invo...

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WPF

WPF Checked ListBox

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WPF currently does not have a checked list box out of the box so you’ll need to roll your own. Unfortunately most of the examples that come up on Google invo...

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visual studio

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google

Google Wave Invites

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UPDATE: No more invites. Sorry guys I’ve given away all my invites on a first-come first-serve basis. Cheers!

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wave

Google Wave Invites

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UPDATE: No more invites. Sorry guys I’ve given away all my invites on a first-come first-serve basis. Cheers!

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weather

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limited connectivity

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wifi

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office web apps

Installing Office Web Apps on Windows 7

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If you haven’t heard of Office Web Apps before it’s basically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote running inside a browser. It lets you edit documents right ...

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command prompt

Visual Studio Maintenance Mode

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I started working my way through the hands on labs in the SharePoint 2010 Developer Evaluation Guide and found that I was missing the Visual Studio 2010 Comm...

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visual studio 2010

Visual Studio Maintenance Mode

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I started working my way through the hands on labs in the SharePoint 2010 Developer Evaluation Guide and found that I was missing the Visual Studio 2010 Comm...

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sharepoint; business rule; form validation; sharepoint 2010

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bulk insert

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sharpsvn

SharpSvn: A Primer

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The SharpSvn library basically gives you a .NET interface to all the operations that you would normally perform through a tool like TortoiseSVN. I found myse...

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subversion

SharpSvn: A Primer

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The SharpSvn library basically gives you a .NET interface to all the operations that you would normally perform through a tool like TortoiseSVN. I found myse...

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tortoisesvn

SharpSvn: A Primer

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The SharpSvn library basically gives you a .NET interface to all the operations that you would normally perform through a tool like TortoiseSVN. I found myse...

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code;

Get Safe File Name

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Here’s a quick utility that might come in handy. More than once I’ve seen code where the invalid chars were hard coded. The Path.GetInvalidFilenameChars has ...

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windows 7 phone;sharepoint;client

SharePoint Client on Windows 7 Phone

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Yesterday I was excited when I could download the Win 7 dev kit, but that turned to disappointment when I realised that I could only run the application that...

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beta

.NET 4 Free Beta Exam Vouchers

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Looks like I somehow missed this. Free vouchers for the .NET 4 (Visual Studio 2010 Beta Exams) are available online in the Born to Learn blog. I couldn’t reg...

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.NET 4 Free Beta Exam Vouchers

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Looks like I somehow missed this. Free vouchers for the .NET 4 (Visual Studio 2010 Beta Exams) are available online in the Born to Learn blog. I couldn’t reg...

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.NET 4 Free Beta Exam Vouchers

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Looks like I somehow missed this. Free vouchers for the .NET 4 (Visual Studio 2010 Beta Exams) are available online in the Born to Learn blog. I couldn’t reg...

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destinations

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infopath

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sharepoint 2010

FBA Configuration Manager for SharePoint 2010

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Setting up forms based authentication in SharePoint 2010 requires making changes in three web.config files. [FBA.ConfigureMembershipProvider]::Configure($we...

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utility

FBA Configuration Manager for SharePoint 2010

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Setting up forms based authentication in SharePoint 2010 requires making changes in three web.config files. [FBA.ConfigureMembershipProvider]::Configure($we...

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sso

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uls viewer

ULS Viewer stops working

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If ULS Viewer suddenly stops reading from the ULS log, the quick fix is to move all the log files to another folder. Except for the last log file which Explo...

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wsdl

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router

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iis

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time

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windows 8

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fast

Tips for working with BCS and FAST Search

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When building a FAST search solution to crawl external entities through BCS it can get very frustrating if you deploy a change and it doesn’t get updated in ...

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surface

SharePoint Health Monitor App

less than 1 minute read

Introducing the SharePoint Health Monitor App. More details coming soon once the app is published in the marketplace.

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dev

Mobile Apps: Native or Web?

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When building for mobile there isn’t a silver bullet. Instead we have a myriad of compromises to make. If your an enterprise wanting to build apps here are f...

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json

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sharepoint 2013

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xpath

Online XPath Tool

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XPathTool is a really great online XPath utility. It’s free, doesn’t need to be installed and has more features than a lot of the utilities that you find on ...

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javascript

Debugging Javascript

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What’s the easiest way to break into the debugger in JavaScript especially when you have heaps of js files being loaded by a page (SharePoint 2013 & disp...

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automation

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testing

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pdf

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api

Script to Download Yammer Image Profile

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Here’s a neat script I wrote the other day to download the urls of all the user’s in your Yammer network. This comes in handy when you want to re-use the pro...

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yammer

Script to Download Yammer Image Profile

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Here’s a neat script I wrote the other day to download the urls of all the user’s in your Yammer network. This comes in handy when you want to re-use the pro...

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IFTTT

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azure

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office 365

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status

Take back

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Take back your voice in 2018. I love the whole idea around micro blogs. This feels like the early days of RSS and web logs. Find out more at https://micro.blog

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azuread

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conditionalAccess

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