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New GitHub Project – SPLibraryTree Web Part for SharePoint

Recently I had a request that our clients wanted to see one of their SharePoint document libraries in a tree view. I did some searching around to see if there were any solutions already out there, and came across this solution on CodeProject:http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/37530/Document-Library-Tree-View-Web-Part-for-SharePoint That seemed completely suitable, but it was designed for SharePoint 2007, and …

Part 1: JavaScripting on SharePoint – SCA-JS Development

Since SharePoint 2007, I have been on SharePoint projects with the goal to build rich, intuitive interfaces on top of SharePoint. In the beginning, most of my work involved using SharePoint’s out-of-the-box features and C# development. C# was core to any SharePoint development cycle, and if there was a feature I could not configure out-of-the-box …

Part 2: JavaScripting on SharePoint – The Setup

As explained in Part 1 of this series, because of the circumstances our customers only had a site collection for us to conduct SharePoint development.  Without having separate SharePoint farms for development, test, and production tiers, our development team had to alter the SharePoint site collection to mimic these tiers.  In our approach, each tier is …

Definitive Logic’s Edward Cody and Eric Somers Authors Another Book: Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11: A Practical Guide

Edward Cody and Eric Somers recently co-authored a book on Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting called, "Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11: A Practical Guide."

SharePoint 2013 – A Better Pattern for Client Side Rendering Scripts

Recently I did some work for a client that required combining multiple List View Web Parts on one page, and using Client Side Rendering (CSR) to apply custom styling to each of the the various views. The site was a Team Site that had Minimal Download Strategy (MDS) enabled, and this led to some interesting …

Definitive Logic’s Edward Cody Authors Oracle Hyperion Data Relationship Management Book

Edward J. Cody recently co-authored a book on Oracle Data Relationship Management (DRM) called, "The Oracle Data Relationship Management 11 Guide: Successful Implementation Essentials."

Making SharePoint Not Look and Feel Like SharePoint

When consulting with clients on SharePoint, we are often told that they like SharePoint’s features and capabilities but would prefer SharePoint "not to look and feel like SharePoint." This statement is usually followed by anecdotes of the difficulties of using or finding something on SharePoint. In today’s advancement of Web technologies, our clients often see …

VLOOKUP in PowerPivot 2010 and 2013

PowerPivot for Excel and SharePoint is an extraordinary tool to provide Business Intelligence capabilities to information analysts.  DL clients are amazed at the how easy and customizable PowerPivot is for the savvy Excel user and how it can provide organizations with data analytical tools without spending a fortune. Among the great features of PowerPivot is …

Microsoft SharePoint 2007: Pulling Column Data from one list to another based on a common list field

I found a little trick the other day that has helped me with a project I am currently working on. It’s a relatively simple workflow but it is very powerful. What I am going to explain is how to pull in list fields from one list to another, your current list, based on a single …

Definitive Logic is a Strong Supporter of the Federal Mobile Computing Summit

Definitive Logic was a sponsor at the Federal Mobile Computing Summit in Washington, DC. This was a great venue to showcase our mobile platforms we’ve built over the past couple years. It’s very encouraging for us to see so many government technologists and subject matter experts interested in extending their employee and citizen facing services …

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