Anonymous Client Access to SharePoint 2010

I recently embarked on a minor quest to get the SharePoint 2010 Client Object Model working on an anonymous SharePoint site, with mixed results. Along the way, I learned a lot about how the Client Object Model works, and eventually found a work-around for most of what I wanted to accomplish. Anonymous Access in SharePoint…


SharePoint 2010 Development with Silverlight

I’m pleased to announce that my first book, SharePoint 2010 Development with Silverlight, will be available in the next few days. I got my first copy in the mail today and it looks great! Silverlight is a great way to build rich business applications for SharePoint; a common language, runtime and development environment across client and…


Packaging Master Pages and Page Layouts with Visual Studio 2010

I’ve been doing a lot of SharePoint development work lately, and figured that it was time to start blogging about some of the areas where I’ve had challenges (and found solutions!) Among other things, right now I’m working on a Web Content Management project, so this posting is about packaging of customizations for WCM sites….