It is a project that aims at giving SharePoint users an even more user-friendly experience by providing a useful collection of SharePoint extensions and SharePoint developers some examples on how stuff is done.
My first contribution to this project will be a webpart called SPOShowBirthdayWebPart, it is a webpart that will display all users whose birthday is coming up in x days.
Download SPOShowBirthdayWebPart v1.0.
This webpart uses the RunWithElevatedPrivileges function to impersonate the administrator in SharePoint Server 2007. After you do this, you may receive the following error message when you try to enumerate all user profiles:
“Access Denied. Only an administrator may enumerate through all user profiles.”
Microsoft released a hotfix package for this bug “SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package: May 8, 2008″,