Office Development MVP / Microsoft 365 & Azure Development

Elio Struyf is an independent Engineering Lead working for Struyf Consulting, Blogger, and Speaker on a mission to share his tried-and-true wisdom with as many IT developers as possible.

Making an Image Gallery Inside the Asset Library: Part 1

July 10, 2012

Recently I was at a client that wanted to have something more useable for storing and showing their event pictures. The only thing that is possible out-of-the-box in SharePoint 2010 is working with a slideshow web part and the old picture library. That gave me the idea to implement a jQuery image gallery into the Asset Library.

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Do Not Remove the Horizontal Ruler in a Discussion Board Reply

June 26, 2012

This week a customer informed me that they were experiencing some problems with a web part someone developed. The web part showed the latest discussion board messages, but suddenly they received an error from the web part. In the beginning we thought that it all had to do with special characters.

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Creating a Twitter Data View Web Part: SPSBE Part 3

June 13, 2012

The last XSLT demo I gave on SharePoint Saturday Belgium was about creating a Twitter web part by using a data view web part. Step 1 First of all you need to retrieve the Twitter search results as RSS feed. This can be done by navigating to the following URL: http://search.

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Using XSLT Statements: SPSBE Part 2

June 13, 2012

This post explains the second demo that I showed at my SharePoint Saturday Belgium presentation. The second demo was about XSLT statements. XSLT statements are used to put a conditional test against the data source you are using. For example: If my value is equal to “deferred” than show or do this.

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Selecting Data With XSLT: SPSBE Part 1

June 13, 2012

On the SharePoint Saturday Belgium I gave an introduction presentation about XSLT (Slides). In the following blog post series, consisting of three parts, I will step by step explain my given demos. Selecting Data With XSLT The first demo that I gave was about selecting data with XSLT. The best way to start with this is to create an empty web part page and use a Data View Web Part.

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