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December 2009

Kicking the tires on SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 offers big improvements over its younger sibling Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007. In this newest iteration of SharePoint, Microsoft has spiffed up some existing features in ways that are likely to bring smiles to IT departments and end users everywhere. But even though Microsoft worked hard in SharePoint 2010 to fix some of the biggest and most irksome problems left over from MOSS 2007, it would have been nice if it could have taken care of some nagging smaller issues in this latest version. In any event, SharePoint 2010 gets kudos for some major improvements. Let's start with them. One of the biggest changes in SharePoint 2010 has been the fixes made to SharePoint Designer. SharePoint Designer gets a facelift In MOSS, SharePoint Designer has had a rocky reputation at best. Although it's a powerful tool, SharePoint Designer suffers from more than a few drawbacks. Despite SharePoint Designer's power in MOSS, it has been underused. That's partly because MOSS limits enterprise-scale development to ...

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