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Adding Photos into Active Directory for use in Exchange and Outlook 2010

Written by Craig Butler on December 6, 2012

If you are e-mailing an internal network user, Outlook can be set to display their photo in the Outlook Social Connector window. To accomplish this, import the user photo into Active Directory, which has a built in LDAP attribute called thumbnailPhoto. This can be used to store thumbnail photos that are less than 10kb in…

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SharePoint Cleanup – Easy Garbage Collection

Written by Craig Butler on December 6, 2012

This one might seem obvious, but “you should always keep your code clean, and your memory cleaner”. In SharePoint, we sometimes work with objects from the Object Model which were developed by Microsoft, and we have no idea what kind of overhead that they entail. SPSite and SPWeb are two such objects. When you really…

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SharePoint 2013

Written by Craig Butler on December 6, 2012

On Monday July 16, Microsoft released a public preview of SharePoint 2013. Our team created a Virtual Machine and installed the newest version of SharePoint to experiment with the new and updated features included in the product. These exciting features will allow CTS to offer a wider and more expansive solution to our customers. In…

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