mpFx 1.0 Preview Release: Update

I am working hard today to get mpFx ready for Code Gallery.  I might make it. I have work time scheduled for tomorrow but it is for Microsoft, not for my personal projects.  We will see how it goes this weekend. Here is a very cool tool called Doxygen that generates documentation. Here is a…

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mpFx 1.0 Preview Released to MSDN Code Gallery

The preview of mpFx 1.0 has been released to MSDN Code Gallery.  The tool I built to showcase some of the library’s functionality, mpFxClient, is installed along with the source.  Get it here. I want to be clear that this is a preview release.  None of the tools, plugins, or source code is supported by…

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Learning SharePoint Part IV

I have learned so much in the past few days, I am not sure where to start.  So, here is tidbit to get started with: 1: <SharePoint:DelegateControl ID="DelegateControl5" runat="server" ControlId="SmallSearchInputBox" /> What is this thing called SharePoint:DelegateControl?  Well, it looks like it is the product group’s version of SmartPart.  Any control that is registered can…

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mpFx: Simon Demo

Simon from Australia needed an example of how to use mpFx to create projects, resources, tasks, and assignments.  Here it is: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Project/Download/FileDownload.aspx?ProjectName=mpFx&DownloadId=4636. Here is the source: 1: using System; 2: using System.Web.Services.Protocols; 3: using Mcs.Epm.MicrosoftProject.mpFx; 4: using Mcs.Epm.MicrosoftProject.mpFx.ProjectsWebService; 5: using Mcs.Epm.MicrosoftProject.mpFx.ResourcesWebService; 6: using Microsoft.Office.Project.Server.Library; 7: using DataStoreEnum=Mcs.Epm.MicrosoftProject.mpFx.ProjectsWebService.DataStoreEnum; 8: using Resource = Microsoft.Office.Project.Server.Library.Resource; 9:  10: namespace…

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TimedExecution

I haven’t written for a while. I have been super busy.  Chet said he signed up for my RSS feed today so I thought I would write a quick post so he has something to read today.  Hehe. I am writing a tool that publishes projects on a schedule.  I want to do a Project…

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Project Server Interface Development: Dev 101 Samples

I did a presentation today about basic PSI development concepts.   I thought I would share these examples with the world, so here you go! http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Project/Download/FileDownload.aspx?ProjectName=PsiDev101&DownloadId=5141 Colby

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MpFx Walkthrough: Creating the ProjectServer Object & Enumerating Project Information

I am taking a little break from my current project.  Whew. Only such much you can cram into your brain about SharePoint in one unbroken period of time. Today’s topic starts at the beginning of mpFx:  How to create a ProjectServer object.  I will also demonstrate enumerating project information.  The code sample and an update…

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MSDN Code Gallery Download Report

In an attempt to divert my brain and as a break from SharePoint development, I wrote  a simple utility this weekend that generates a consolidated report of download counts for any resource housed at MSDN Code Gallery, including projects, releases, and files.  Here is a screenshot: The user interface takes a resource (or project) name…

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Comments (in Code)

I love comments when they are appropriate and necessary.  I relish a good comment in a piece of code that does something really beautiful but is maybe complicated.  I love comments that help me understand the assumptions and design considerations that underpin a piece of code.  However…The best documentation is well written code.  Code that…

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MpFx Preview: To Be Released to MSDN Code Gallery Next Weekend!

This a post long in the making.  Over a year ago, I started working on a Microsoft Project 2003 to Microsoft Project Server 2007 migration.  The learning curve was steep.  I had taken a hiatus from developing solutions with Microsoft Project—a long hiatus, really.  The last time I seriously did any development with Microsoft Project,…

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