Month: January 2006

SNARF – Social Network and Relationship Finder

So I saw that Microsoft Research just put out something called SNARF No, not this guy: Microsoft is trying to help out with a fairly common problem, e-mail in-box clutter.  The idea is to be able to quickly triage your in-box to get to the really important messages and avoid having to deal with the spam and less frequent friends that may be additional noise (Like the uncle who keeps sending you those internet jokes): SNARF was built around the notion that social network information that is already available to the computer system can be usefully reflected to the...

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Web Parts and Development Techniques

Moving forward, there is a lot of buzz around the tern “Web parts”.  They are sort of the plug-and-play of the development world.  Look at some of the toys we have to play with… Platforms Windows SharePoint Services v2 and SharePoint Portal Server 2003 There platforms are running on ASP.NET 1.1 and use the web part infrastructure provided by the core WSS functionality. Windows SharePoint Services v2 with Service Pack 2 Since September last year, Service Pack 2 for Windows SharePoint Services is available. This service pack allows you to host WSSv2 on a site that is running ASP.NET...

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