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:  (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…


VSeWSS v1.2 is available! – VS 2008 support!

Hi Everyone, I just posted the announcement on the SharePoint team blog here: This will address the number one ask from our developers … Visual Studio 2008 support! Happy SharePoint development. -Chris.


Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Tools: Visual Studio 2005 Extensions User Guide, Version 1.1

Big title for a big user guide! :)  This is a great step forward for people starting out with SharePoint development, or for people looking at starting with the VS extensions for SharePoint. Anyone looking to build things like Webparts, Site templates, List temlates, Event handlers etc… should be looking at the extensions.  You can…


Office Developers Conference 2008: SER325 SiteFeed.Demo session files

Today Alex and I delivered a session about using the VSeWSS toolkit for developing applications on SharePoint.  I am going to do a separate post fully detailing the step by step process for building this demo from the ground up … so stay tuned. If you cant wait and want to take a look at…


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…


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…