SharePoint SDKs (and Other Documentation Resources) Now Updated for SP1

(Cross-posted from the SharePoint Developer Documentation Team Blog.) By now you’ve no doubt heard that SP1 for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Office SharePoint Server 2007, and Office SharePoint Designer are now available. (And if you haven’t heard, go here to get all the important details before you download and install the Service Packs.) For a…

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SharePoint Developer Documentation Team Blog Now Live

Now that I’m managing a documentation team, I just don’t get to blog about SharePoint developer issues nearly as often as I’d like. In part to help remedy that, we’ve launched the SharePoint Developer Documentation Team blog. In the coming months, the programmer-writers for Windows SharePoint Services and Office SharePoint Server will be posting on…

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April update to WSS 3.0 SDK online now live!

I’m happy to announce that the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SDK has been updated online on MSDN!   What’s new in the April update of the WSS 3.0 Online SDK:   New conceptual sections: Content Migration Change Log and Synchronizing Applications Creating Declarative, No-Code Workflow Editors   Procedural topics: How to: Create a Custom Field…

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Bulk Editing Workflow Tasks in Office SharePoint Services 2007

OK, we’re back. Since it’s now officially 2007, it seemed appropriate to focus my first entry of the New Year on Office SharePoint Server 2007, and Office InfoPath 2007. Shortly before the holidays, someone asked me if I had any guidance for customers who wanted to set up workflow tasks to be bulk editable. To…

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WSS 3.0 and MOSS SDKs: Now with MSDN Wiki!

Ever find something wrong/incomplete with an SDK topic on MSDN, and wish you could slap a Post-It Note with the correction right on the topic? Or come up with the perfect code sample for an object model reference topic, and wish you could annotate the topic with your masterpiece? Well, now you can. Say hello…

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Information Rights Management in Windows SharePoint Services Poster Available for Download

Now that we’ve managed to get the Windows SharePoint Services and Office SharePoint Server SDKs out the door, I’ve had a chance to catch my breath and do a couple of one-off side projects. One of which is (big surprise) another poster highlighting the developer functionality in WSS 3.0. This time around I’ve focused on…

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New Tools for SharePoint Development: Visual Studio Extensions for WSS 3.0

So now that you’ve downloaded Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, you’re ready to get serious about creating SharePoint solutions, right? If so, let me direct you to another developer tool you’ll want to download: Visual Studio 2005 extensions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0  The extensions (as they’re known to their friends) were designed specifically to jumpstart…

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Windows SharePoint Services and Office SharePoint Server SDKs Updated

So by now you no doubt know that Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is available for download. But something you might have missed is the fact that we have updated the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 SDKs on MSDN. You can find the WSS SDK here. And the MOSS SDK here. These…

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Document Parsers in SharePoint (4 of 4): Parser Schema and Interface

For these four entries, I’m going to go over in detail how to construct and register a custom parser that enables you to promote and demote properties between your custom file types and Windows SharePoint Services. Read part one here. Read part two here. Read part three here. Today, I’ll round out the document parser…

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Document Parsers in SharePoint (3 of 4): Parsers and Content Types

For these four entries, I’m going to go over in detail how to construct and register a custom parser that enables you to promote and demote properties between your custom file types and Windows SharePoint Services. Read part one here. Read part two here. Document Parsing and Content Types When WSS invokes a document parser…

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