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I am a Female SharePoint Developer (a platinum unicorn). I have been working with SharePoint since I attended the Portal University in 2005. I hold a BA in Computer Science from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. I love playing Rockband, organizing user group meetings, working with code, attending events as a speaker or organizer, and having bizarre conversations about geek things with cool people. If you have any comments or questions fill out the contact form and I will try my best to help.

The Guide of a MOSSLover Becky Isserman's Blog February 2014 Entries
Where's Becky? - How to Play
I am going to walk around the entire conference wearing a single BlueMetal Temporary Tattoos and $5 Starbuck's Cards at the conference. I might also be wearing a funny hat that day to make it easier to distinguish me out of everyone else. I haven't decided yet, but I will tweet the information when I figure it out.The temporary tattoos will be given out if you find me and let me know by saying that you saw me tweeting and you want one. Additionally once you find me I will ask you a SharePoint Trivia ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 3:38 PM

SharePoint Conference 2014 - Requesting a Meeting with Me
I am inviting vendors, potential clients, and potential recruits to setup meetings with me. If you are interested in partnering with BlueMetal NYC as an ISV or you have potential work for us in the NYC area or you would like to work for an awesome company like BlueMetal I invite you to setup a meeting with me next week. All I am doing is attending sessions and networking next week after my birthday on Sunday. I welcome you to contact me at to setup a meeting with me. If you ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 3:22 PM

Re-Visiting KPIs using a Lookup Field & XSLT in SharePoint 2010
So I was building a standard dataview in SharePoint 2010. I had the $thisNode information, but I couldn't figure out why my $thisNode/@Priority was not working for my Priority field. I realized it was a lookup field. Thanks to Marc Anderson I could do a print statement and figure out how to parse out the Priority from after the #. Here is a nice snippet to get information for a Lookup in a condition in XSLT:<xsl:param name="thisPriority" select="substring-after($th... ......

Posted On Thursday, February 13, 2014 11:38 AM

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