SharePoint Saturday Rhode Island


SharePoint Saturday Rhode Island I’m looking forward to SharePoint Saturday Rhode Island (SPSRI)¬†this weekend. If you haven’t registered yet, register here.¬† SPSRI is being organized through the Rhode Island SPUG, and with the assistance of Joshua Cliff, Chris Pereira and Chris McNulty. When: Saturday, November 9th, 2013, all day starting with at keynote¬†at 9 AM.…

FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint Versions


Here is a table that contains a comprehensive list of FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint versions including RTM, cumulative updates (CU’s), and hotfixes. Please let me know if you find any errors or have a version not listed here by using the comments. Build Release Component Information Source (Link to Download) 14.0.4763.1000 RTM FAST…

Love Hate Relationship with Technology


OK.¬† I’m frustrated and that is why I’m posting right now.¬† I’ve got a ton of gadgets.¬† I love technology.¬† I just spent the last 40 minutes doing something that should have taken me 3 minutes. <fullDisclosure> Caution: Entering a rant </fullDisclosure> So, I’m in my living room which has an old school stereo¬†amplifier/receiver¬†connected to…

Windows 8.1 RTM


Spent the weekend installing Windows 8.1 on my two //BUILD/ machines, a Surface Pro and the Acer Iconia W3-810 they gave out at the Microsoft Developer Conference in San Francisco in June. I did a clean install of both machines, using a USB.  Extracted the Windows 8.1 RTM ISO from MSDN to a USB thumb…

SharePoint at //BUILD/ 2013


Here are a list of SharePoint related talks from June 26-28, 2013 in San Francisco held at the Build 2013 Microsoft Conference: Title/Date Speaker(s) Description 0 to 60: Developing Apps for Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Sonya Koptyev, Keenan Newton architecture and anatomy for apps for SharePoint, the various types of apps, hosting options and development techniques…

A Drone for Each Person


Personal Drones In the future, everyone will have their own drone.¬† Sounds a bit wacky, but if you told the computer scientists working on the Cray-1 supercomputer in the late sixties and early seventies when I was wearing diapers, that in the future, this baby would be walking around with several devices more powerful than…