pnp Summit Videos Available online

Ajoy just announced that 3 p&p summit video’s are now available on-line. He provides a link to a presentation that Francis and I gave regarding SharePoint Guidance. Check it out.


Roadmap for WCSF

A number of customers have asked about the future of the Web Client Software Factory. I want to announce that we are starting to plan for the next release of the Web Client Software Factory. We plan to start the project in the spring of 2009 and plan to deliver this next version with Visual…


Announcing 6 new patterns and practices releases

The patterns & practices team just published 6 new releases in the last two weeks. Ajoy discusses the releases on his blog. The new releases include: Enterprise Library v4.1 Unity Application Block v1.2 Distributed Agile Development white paper and Agile showcase Application Architecture Guide v2.0 (Beta 1) SharePoint Development Guidance v1.0 Acceptance Testing Guidance Check…


Unit Testing SharePoint Projects

Since we started the SharePoint Guidance project, I have heard from most customers that they do not unit test their SharePoint projects because it is hard to do. In our drop that will come out tomorrow or Wednesday on Codeplex we have some good content on how to unit test applications built with SharePoint. This…


patterns & practices SharePoint Drop is Available on Codeplex

In a previous post, I talked about starting a new project to create SharePoint guidance. We heard you need guidance to help with: Unit testing and debugging Packaging and deployment Setting up a team development environment Unclear which SharePoint features/ components to use and when Solution maintenance/upgrade How and when is SharePoint Designer applicable Based…


Need help to prioritize SharePoint scenarios and requirements

We are starting a new project to provide guidance on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS). If you are a SharePoint developer we need you to take a survey to help us priority scenarios and requirements for the guidance. As background, customers have been asking for guidance on SharePoint for quite awhile now. SharePoint is a…