Groove Advisor: The Groove Blog

Groove Advisor is for IT professionals, developers, and users of Groove 2007.

June, 2007

  • New article on Groove and SharePoint in the Midsize Business Center

    A new article was recently posted about Groove: From Rich Freeman, we have a new article on the Midsize Business Center that tackles Groove/SharePoint integration . Rich does a great job of helping readers understand when to use Groove, when to use...
  • Silverlight in Groove

    My friend Hugh Pyle just posted this great article on using Silverlight in Groove , complete with some code samples. Not only is this cool technology, Hugh once again does a fantastic job of documenting his approach, making it very easy to follow. In...
  • Free Personal Backup Tool for Groove 2007 Available

    Free Personal Backup Tool for Groove 2007 Available ThreeWill has updated their personal backup solution for Groove. The updated version is a simple command-line based utility for backing up Groove workspaces. More backup options are described in this...
  • Groove Hotfix released, addresses two key issues

    We just released a hotfix for Groove to address two annoying problems: First, we've changed the account restore behavior. In Grove 2007 (and even the older Groove clients) account backups had a shelf life. If the account backup was > 60 days old, the...
  • How to: relate two different drop down lists on the same form

    Hint: use the Key column and Key value in the Lookup options. Recently someone posed a question on our mail list, " Can I relate two drop-down list boxes on the same form? Example: In the first one I have values given by hand: soccer, basketball...
  • Field Tested Tools: Toucan Navigate for Groove

    Field-Tested Applications for your Organization Mapping Tools The folks at InfoPatterns have a long history with Groove. (Side note: I'll take some pride of ownership in initiating Tim Boyd into Groove several years ago as his TS). One great app...
  • Groove and VSTO continued

    Paul Stubbs continues to develop his VSTO sample for linking Groove and Outlook. He's now conecting calendar entries. This is a great read if you are interested in building custom apps for Groove. Paul mentions in his post that he's interested in trying...
  • Groove in the news

    http://www.builderau.com.au/program/windows/soa/Get_into_the_Groove/0,339024644,339277626,00.htm Great new article about Groove, published a couple days ago. I like how Simon handles the Groove and SharePoint question. He's got a good understanding...