Archive for September, 2007

Faceted Search beta v1.1

September 27, 2007

The first? beta of Faceted Search for Moss 2007 is available over at CodePlex:

http://www.codeplex.com/FacetedSearch/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=7109

Project Description
MOSS Faceted Search is a set of web parts that provide intuitive way to refine search results by category (facet).

The facets are implemented using SharePoint API and stored within native SharePoint METADATA store. The solution demonstrates following key features:

Tam Tam releases free webparts for the Sharepoint 2007 Community

September 6, 2007

Head over to codeplex to download our Webpart Solution:

TamTam.SharePoint.Webparts 1.0.4.20

Solution that contains some fun tamtam webparts for SharePoint 2007.
– Rss reader ( ajax style, caching and no javascipt warnings ) ( strips imgs !!but leaves styles intact for better reading. No https/htpp mixing errors )
– MSN Weather
– Smoelenboek based on search/profiles
– Birthdays based on search/profiles
– Flickr photo webpart (simple overview)
– Flickr photo webpart (with lightbox 2.03 image viewer)

More fun with webparts

September 5, 2007

Within Vista you can have a weather gadget in your sidebar. It turns out you can use the “webservices” of this MSN service for “free”. ( It uses an url “http://weather.service.msn.com/data.aspx?src=vista&weadegreetype=C&culture=en-US&wealocations={0}” to retreive the weather data.

So I created this ajax style webpart that you can use in your portal/mysite to display the current weather at a location of your choice.

Vista Sidebar MOSS 2007 Webpart

As you can see, the weather isn’t that great here right now πŸ™‚

This webpart will be released with the Flickr Webpart in our Tam Tam Webpart package. Check our Codeplex.com site for updates.

Flickr and SharePoint

September 4, 2007

Found a Library over at Codeplex.com that can communicate with Flickr.

I was able to create a WebPart that uses FlickrNet to display Flickr photos of a specific user (by screenname) on a Sharepoint 2007 portal or on a MySite.

With LightBox 2.03 the photo’s are displayed over the current page.

The overview looks like this:

When you click on a Photo:

I will post the Solution for this Webpart soon on codeplex.com at http://www.codeplex.com/tamtam

p.s. our Company has some photo’s over at Flickr.com:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ellendijkshoorn/