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  • My New (Monster) Portable ServerFriday, July 11, 2014
    My trusty HP laptop, which I had for almost 5 years, finally went belly up. (Well, the solid state drives went belly-up.) The thing was on life support for years. Most notably, the video driver didn't work with Windows 8, so I couldn't hook the laptop up to a projector, couldn't hibernate it, and couldn't adjust the brightness. Ugh! So, kind of like when you have to get rid of that old trusty car, I was a little sad at first, but then I started to get VERY excited about its replacement. ...
  • SharePoint Development 101 presentation on Office MixMonday, July 07, 2014
    ​For those of you who are not familiar with Office Mix, it's an add-in to PowerPoint that lets you record audio, use screen markup tools, as well as embed assessments. You can then upload your "mix" to the Office Mix web site. I've created my own Office Mix slide deck from my SharePoint Development 101 presentation to the St. Louis Metro East .NET User Group meeting last month. You can hear an audio recording along with each slide, at
  • Error Adding Publishing Columns When PlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea Placeholder Contains PlaceHolderPageDescription PlaceholderTuesday, June 10, 2014
    Talk about a needle in a haystack! I created a custom master page for my Publishing site. Whenever I tried to create a "normal" column in the browser, things worked fine, but whenever I tried to create a Publishing column (of type HTML, Image, or Link), all of a sudden I got an error (and a very helpful one at that): Object reference not set to an instance of an object. This was the stack trace: [NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an...