Dennis Bottjer | ASP.NET + SharePoint Architect, Trainer & Speaker

"An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure" - Ben Franklin
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NWA TechFest 2011 Presentation - SharePoint 2010 Where Are My Documents?

posted @ Saturday, March 26, 2011 2:14 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Presentations & Training SharePoint ]

NWA TechFest 2011: Real World SharePoint 2010 Installation Lessons

posted @ Friday, March 25, 2011 10:36 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Presentations & Training SharePoint ]

Slides from Tulsa TechFest 2010

Thanks to all those who attended.

posted @ Friday, November 19, 2010 12:01 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Presentations & Training SharePoint ]

Recent Events

Besides surviving countless beatings from my favorite two year old and a two hour crying fit from my 4 month old son I’ve attended several great community events.  Thanks wifey :). May 3rd: Oklahoma City Developers Group: Stop Drowning In Technical Debt! As the INETA Membership Mentor of Oklahoma I set a goal this year to try and encourage more collaboration between the strong communities existing in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.  To accomplish this I have presented three times so far in OKC.  On May 3rd I presented to a crowd of about 50 for the lunch meeting and...

posted @ Saturday, May 22, 2010 5:02 PM | Feedback (1) | Filed Under [ C# & .NET Tutorials Presentations & Training ]

Presenting @ Oklahoma City SharePoint User Group

Last month Cory Roth spoke at the first meeting of the Oklahoma City SharePoint User Group.  On Monday April 26th I will be presenting at the second meeting. What:Oklahoma City SharePoint User GroupOKCSUG is excited to host Dennis Bottjer as our April speaker presenting “SharePoint, A DBA’s Nightmare!” For many organizations the question is not if SharePoint but when. SharePoint requires SQL Server to function and stores everything from content to configuration with SQL Server Database. Yes, this means Word, Excel documents, and even images are stored within a SQL Server Database. Perhaps, even...

posted @ Thursday, April 8, 2010 11:18 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Community & Events Presentations & Training ]

SharePoint Saturday Kansas City Presentation

Last Saturday (12/12/2009) was the 2nd Annual Kansas City SharePoint Saturday.  Unfortunately, this event was bitter sweet in that Becky Isserman is moving to New Jersey.  We wish her well.  SPSKC was a great event with over 200 people in attendance.  I presented after lunch and the session was well attended.  Thank you to all those in attendance and as promised you can download the slides used for the presentation below.  SharePoint 2010 Developer Overview Presentation (Download) Note: The slide deck is a culmination of slides from a variety of sources including the SPC 2009.   ...

posted @ Friday, December 18, 2009 3:22 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Presentations & Training SharePoint ]

MSDN Webcast: Knee-Jerk Reactions to Proactive Solutions: Improved SharePoint Performance

What:MSDN Webcast: Knee-Jerk Reactions to Proactive Solutions: Improved SharePoint PerformanceAttend this webcast to learn one dozen easy-to-implement performance tips for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. We discuss a wide range of topics from adjusting out-of-the-box settings to identifying memory leaks in custom code. We also describe several ways to proactively improve the user experience and squeeze more performance out of a SharePoint Server farm. Anyone currently designing a SharePoint Server implementation can benefit from this webcast.When:Friday, July 10, 2009 12:00 PMWhere:MSDN Web Cast Live Meeting Technorati Tags: Presentation,SharePoint Performance,MSDN Web Cast,ASP.NET MVP

posted @ Friday, July 10, 2009 4:34 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ ASP.NET Community & Events IIS News & Announcements Presentations & Training SharePoint ]

Tulsa SharePoint Interest Group May Meeting

Date and Time: Monday May 11, 2009 6pm - 8pm Location:   Tulsa Community College Northeast Campus 3727 East Apache Tulsa, OK 74115 Topic:'s Corey Roth and Kyle Kelin go head to head debating the best way to provision content in SharePoint: using CAML or using the SharePoint Object Model. This no slides talk will compare and contrast the different ways of provisioning SharePoint sites, providing in depth code examples of each method.This is an informal discussion so please come with lots of questions. They will also be showing...

posted @ Monday, May 11, 2009 7:28 PM | Feedback (1) | Filed Under [ Community & Events Presentations & Training ]

Review of Dallas SharePoint Techfest

Dallas SharePoint TechFest 2009 Presentations Posted Travis, Kari, Jim and I made it home late last night from the Dallas SharePoint TechFest.  Our company SpringPoint was the only Managed Gold Partner from Oklahoma invited to participate and we did so proudly.   We were able to attend the pre-event on Tuesday night where Joel Oleson delivered two great presentations.  The first was particularly interesting because it explained the business value of  On Wednesday Jim (@wowjim) and I (@dbottjer) delivered our presentation “Enabling a Web Content Management Strategy - under the hood.” Later that afternoon I presented again this...

posted @ Friday, May 8, 2009 5:20 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Presentations & Training SharePoint ]

STL Moss CAMP 2009 Review

SharePoint | St. Louis MOSS Camp 2009 Reviewed After running into Becky Isserman at almost every SharePoint event this year, I finally had the chance to attend her “Dazzling SharePoint with Silverlight” presentation.  In her presentation she demonstrated how to use tools such as blend and designer from expression suite.  What I learned: Install MOSS / WSS SP1 and Infrastructure Rollup before using Silverlight within SharePoint Recommended resource: Silverlight cannot reference the SharePoint object model directly Silverlight only supports basicHttpBinding...

posted @ Tuesday, April 21, 2009 4:44 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Community & Events Presentations & Training SharePoint ]

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