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Google Feeds API
I was given with a simple requirement – create an online component that has the ability to pull RSS feeds asynchronously from websites. I could have written a server control, but that would mean I would need to write the logic to read the xml and parse it. Totally doable, but it was late in the day when the requirement came in and I wasn’t about to slave over Visual Studio to write manage code. OK, so long story short I used the Google Feed API to get the job done. Assuming you know jQuery the code ......

Posted On Thursday, September 1, 2011 5:31 PM

Latest jQuery library
Use the following link to find out the latest version of the jQuery API library hosted on Google’s CDN: Technorati Tags: jquery google cdn ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 24, 2011 12:59 PM

Rate pictures using a Survey and jQuery
Here’s the scenario: You have a handful of images which you need people to rate. Unlike SharePoint 2010, 2007 does not offer a rating control so you’ll either have to purchase a commercial product or install the open source alternative or even develop something custom. All these are possible if the server ‘belongs’ to your team/department. But (like me) if the SharePoint farm is owned by some other team and is utilized by the whole company for day-to-day activates then admins would frown on such ......

Posted On Saturday, July 17, 2010 6:57 AM

jQuery Slideshow
Here are steps on setting up a slideshow on your SharePoint site really fast using a Content Editor WebPart (CEWP), jQuery and a Picture Library. The jQuery for the slide show makes use of the Cycle plug-in located at There are plenty of demos on the site along with instructions on using the API. Here are the steps to implement the slideshow on a SharePoint site: Download the jQuery library and the Cycle plug-in and upload them to a document library Create a picture ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 2, 2010 1:02 AM

Pre-populate a textbox using jQuery
Here’s the scenario: I have a form which contains a textbox. This textbox should be populated with a query string value. Users should not be able to edit the value of the textbox while adding the item. Solution: The above can be achieved using a Content Editor Web Part (CEWP) and jQuery. Steps: 1. Append the NewForm.aspx url with the following: &PageView=Shared&To... 2. This will cause the ‘Add Web Part’ tool pane to show up. 3. Add a CEWP to the page. 4. Go the webparts properties ......

Posted On Thursday, February 25, 2010 7:23 PM

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