Input on customization scenarios for the next release of SharePoint guidance

We are rolling right into scoping the next release of patterns and practices SharePoint guidance for SharePoint 2010.  Now this is a little different than how pattners and practices typically works since we working in advance of a product release.  There will be many great features coming in 2010 that you’ll hear about over the…


Released Developing SharePoint Applications!

We’ve just released Developing SharePoint Applications!  Thanks to all of our advisors and a dedicated team for helping put together a packed release.  The release contains some reusable bits, a new Partner Portal reference implementation, and a bunch of written content.  While the referennce implementation represents a pretty complicated application that demonstrates advanced principles, we…


Terminology and SharePoint ALM

Thanks for the feedback on my last post.  I figured I’d write another post since this is an area we’ve thought about a lot.  Sorry for the delayed response, I was out watching my nephews wrestle in their final championships all weekend….both did great.  One placed in New Jersey high school states (Robert Pletcher, he took…


SharePoint and ALM – application types/classification

I’ve been doing some work on aspects of application lifecycle management with our version 2 SharePoint guidance currently in development.  In version 1 of our published guidance, we looked at some ALM aspects with managing code developed for SharePoint, in particular we looked at team development, packaging, factoring, environment setup, and process considerations.  We also…

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