Ethan Wilansky

Ethan
Wilansky

Ethan Wilansky is a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro and is senior director in FTI Technology's R&D group, where he focuses on creating custom SharePoint solutions. He also concentrates on the programming framework for directory services and is a member of the Office Developer Advisory Council.

Articles
SharePoint Solutions
Microsoft and others have done a great job of touting the strengths of SharePoint Portal Server and Windows SharePoint Services. Our goal is to inform you of these products' weaknesses.
Get Past the Gaps in SharePoint 1
Strategies for overcoming 3 shortcomings in your Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server and Windows SharePoint Services implementation.
We want to know what gaps you stumbled across.

Email Ethan and your problem might be covered in an upcoming Solutions + article! Send your Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 gaps to ewilansky at windowsitpro.com. Use the subject line Sharepoint gaps

Set Up Site Search
Quick tips about using Windows SharePoint Services' site search.
Rem - 17 Jan 2006

Every month, Windows Scripting Solutions answers your scripting questions. Click the links above to see the individual Q&As from this month's column. Send your questions to Windows Scripting Solutions at winscriptsol@windowsitpro.com

Improve Your Home-Brewed Hardware Inventory
Troubleshooting a previous script leads our authors to improve on the original.
New SQL Server 2005 Functions Rank High
Get a quick tutorial for using the ROW_NUMBER, RANK, DENSE_RANK, and NTILE ranking functions.
Improving a Script to Create and Open a Text File
You can use the OpenTextFile method in place of the FileExists and CreateTextFile methods
Troubleshooting CrUM.wsf
A reader has trouble with one of the author's scripts. Follow along to learn some handy troubleshooting techniques.
Rem - 14 Nov 2005
Get answers to your scripting questions.
Automating Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server and Windows SharePoint Services Web Part Package Deployments
Learn how to automate the deployment of Web Parts from one instance of SharePoint to another.
Rem - 13 Jun 2005
Do you have a scripting-related question or problem? You can send your question or problem to winscriptsol@windowsitpro.com.
Making a Single-Task Command-Line Application or Script Perform Repetitive Tasks 2
Discover how the FOR command can empower single-task command-line applications and scripts to complete multiple, repetitive tasks.
Identifying Software’s Presence and Configuration Details 1
Here’s a series of approaches for using a script to gather information about Norton Antivirus. You can modify these techniques to detect and report about other installed software.
Rem - 11 Apr 2005

Every month, Windows Scripting Solutions answers your scripting questions. Click the links above to see the individual Q&As from this month?s column. Send your questions to Windows Scripting Solutions at winscriptsol@windowsitpro.com.

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