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Colligo for SharePoint – Beta 3 Update

Today we released the Beta 3 for Colligo Contributor and Colligo Reader.

Last week, while I was at the MSD2D SharePoint Connection Conference in Orlando Florida, we officially announce the Free Colligo Reader product, so you may already have heard about that. More about the conference in a later post, suffice it to say it was well worth the trip.

Major changes in Beta 3 include:

  • Ability to selectively synchronize specific folders *within*
    a document library
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Colligo for SharePoint – Beta 2 Comments

Some very nice comments today from Dustin Hannifin on his TechNotes Blog:

Colligo for Sharepoint Beta 2
9th March 2006

Colligo appears to be on track to deliver this top notch product early next month. If you’re looking for the ability to take your Sharepoint documents with you on the road Colligo for Sharepoint looks like a real winner.

Read the full review here.

Thanks Dustin.

Cheers, Tony
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Anthony A. van Houten
Senior Consultant, Applications
Colligo networks, Inc

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Colligo for SharePoint – Beta 2 Update

We’re about two weeks into the Beta 2 of Colligo for SharePoint and I have to say it is going very well. The numbers of people signing up has been quite remarkable. Even in such a short time, we have literally doubled the numbers of truely active testers and are already getting back some great feedback.

There have been quite a few people who have picked up on the Beta 2 and have helped get the word out there ….
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And looking at the maps a couple of fellow Dutchmen…
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Nick Swan Marries RSS & SharePoint

Nick’s got a new little RSS webpart for SharePoint.

Using the Newsgator API, he’s built a blog reader that grabs your RSS feeds in Newsgator and gives them to you in your team site. Quite desirable as RSS feeds keep growing and RSS adoption is following accordingly.

Unfortunately I can’t test it because I’m a Bloglines user. (Hey Nick, any chance you’ll be building SharePointLines with the Bloglines API?)

Anyways, I’ll hold off on any feature requests until he gets v1.0 up and running 🙂

If you’re a Newgator user, go give SharePointGator a spin!

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Using SyncToy to take SharePoint docs offline

Found a very cool post from Chris Johnson about how you can use Microsoft’s free SyncToy to sync files on your laptop with those in a SharePoint folder. I’ve tried it and think it works pretty well for a single user that wants to access and modify files on a site or subsite that they have exclusive access to.

If you are planning to access a shared site (i.e. one to which other users contribute) this is not recommended, however. SyncToy is not able to resolve conflicting changes made on your laptop with those made on the SharePoint server. Even if you choose “synchronize”, changes on the “right” folder overwrite those on the “left”. Also, other SharePoint features (such as custom lists, issues, events or metadata), do not work and it doesn’t support metadata or views.

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Colligo for SharePoint – Beta 2 Released

Well, for my very first Blog post, being able to announce the Beta 2 release of Colligo for SharePoint is pretty cool.

Our Beta 1 went really well, we had a good number of testers from all around the world, from whom we gathered a great deal of tremendously useful feedback. So to everyone who helped us out on the Beta 1 testing we give a hearty thanks!

We really appreciate the time you spent and the excellent quality of your feedback.

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