BB13: SharePoint 2007 Creating SharePoint Applications with Visual Studio -- Sample Code

Here are the code samples I demonstrated in my PDC Session last week as promised. You can watch the recorded session here: https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/BB13/  (Silverlight streaming Video & slides + demo side by side) Please read the “Contoso Sample Setup.rtf” file for setup instructions.  There are a few things you need to do! The best place…

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Microsoft Office System Developers Conference 2008... I'll be there!

The ODC is shaping up to be a great event for SharePoint developers.   This year it is on Feb 10-13th in San Jose, CA. I will be there with Alex Malek doing a session on developing SharePoint solutions using the Visual Studio extensions for WSS.  There are a lot of developers out there that use…

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Deploying files under the TEMPLATES directory in a SharePoint VSeWSS project

A common thing you might want to include in a SharePoint solution is to include various files that are deployed to the \Template directory.  These might be images (\Template\Images) or Aspx pages that you would like put in a folder in the Layouts directory. Typically to do this you would include in your WSP Solution…

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Microsoft Office System Servers Service Pack 1 is out!!!

For all those people waiting to get their hands on this … here it is: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936984/   WSS SP1 install: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4191A531-A2E9-45E4-B71E-5B0B17108BD2&displaylang=en MOSS SP1: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=AD59175C-AD6A-4027-8C2F-DB25322F791B&displaylang=en   · MOSS SP 1 Fixlist KB – http://support.microsoft.com/?id=942390 · MOSS SP 1 Description KB – http://support.microsoft.com/?id=936984 · WSS SP 1 Fixlist KB – http://support.microsoft.com/?id=942388 · WSS SP 1 Description KB…

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Great SharePoint Training...

I get lots of comments and emails from people asking about how they can learn to do development on SharePoint.  Fair Question!  If money is no obstacle then hands on training is by far the best option.  You get to learn direct from experts, actually build code and get your hands dirty … all while…

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SharePoint Developers ... what are your tools and environments like?

Something I take great interest in and spend a bunch of time thinking about are SharePoint Developers.  I was one before I moved up here to Redmond and joined the SharePoint product team.  Of course that means I hold a dear place in my heart for all you pro developers out there who are stuggling with the…

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Document libraries, Folders & Content Types

I have been asked a few times if it is possible to associate different Content Types with different folders within the same document library.  From the Web UI in WSS this does not seem to be possible.  However,  there are sneeky ways to achieve this. Scenario:  I have a document library that has some document…

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New SharePoint WhitePaper -- SharePoint Products and Technologies customization policy

If you are a ITPro/Developer working with custom SharePoint solutions this whitepaper will interested you.  It talks about many techniques for modifying/customising your SharePoint environement/solution and talks about issues/suggestions around each.  It is also a great guide on what is supported and what isnt. SharePoint Products and Technologies customization policy

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Using ASP.Net user controls in your WSSV3/MOSS ASPX pages...

Following on from my post of application dev on SharePoint (here), I have had some people ask how to embed ASP.Net User Controls in the pages you can add to your site using Option 4 (see post for more details on what this option is). Well … i did some digging/research and have this set…

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3 great new MSDN articles on MOSS branding...

Patrick Tisseghem has written 3 new awesome articles for MSDN on Web Content Management in MOSS.  These are a great intoduction to WCM and customizing WCM in MOSS.  A great starting point and a must for anyone getting into this: Customizing and Branding Web Content Management-Enabled SharePoint Sites (Part 1 of 3): Understanding Web Content…

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