Look, I wrote one of the highest ranked article series on why SharePoint sucks. You may not know the first thing about me or what I think, so let me start out by saying that I do know a thing or two about why SharePoint sucks.
And it does suck; big time. Except not in the way most people think.
I got a comment today from someone pointing me to an age-old StackOverflow article with all theas evidence of how bad SharePoint really is.
Like I’ve done a few times before, I went through the list to see what are real SharePoint issues and what are ignorant stupidity on the behalf of the poster. And the SO article and by that I actually mean the comments to the question, is absolutely right about a couple of things. Well, maybe three, if you count inconveniences. From a list of probably a hundred things, that’s not just missing the mark, it’s shooting at the wrong range. In the wrong country.
I find it particularly interesting when one of the comments talks about leading one of the largest SharePoint WCM deployments in the world. Without managing to spell SharePoint correctly. And using it for WCM. *sigh*
I also findfunny; apparently using try/catch to ensure your code flows without blowing up is… bad. If you have no developer background, feel free to ask around, but all of the items on that list are non-issues for any reasonably experienced developer and with a bit of actual research would be well understood, and about as natural to a reasonably skilled SharePoint third-tier developer as farting after pea soup.
No, you still suck. You’re still an idiot, and no, it’s not going to improve by yelling at your hammer.
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