Breaking The Silence

It has been a while.  In addition to my daily project work, I am working on several side projects in various states of readiness: 1.)  Project Pro add-in for managing security 2.)  Project-Pro adding for managing custom fields 3.)  Schedule analyzer 4.)  Lookup table value import tool 5.)  Algorithms for overcoming the 1000-row project queue…

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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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Microsoft Project mpFx Client – Application Architecture: IMpfxClientPlugin

I needed a test harness for mpFx, so I built a simple WinForms application and wrote little utilities that used the primary libraries.  As the feature set grew, the test harness started to become unwieldy and frankly not very pretty.  This fact, coupled with the other requirement I had regarding finding a way to tie…

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Opening an Enterprise Project Programmatically

There must be a better way to do this.  I have a Project Server plugin for the mpFx client application:   Selecting a project in the list view and clicking the button opens the project in WinProj.  The problem is that you cannot open a project that exists in one project server instance programmatically if…

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"Friends Don't Let Friends Delete Their Cache or Cancel Queue Jobs"

I thought I would repost something Brian Smith wrote.  Believe you me when I say follow his advice: http://blogs.msdn.com/brismith/archive/2007/11/02/friends-don-t-let-friends-delete-their-cache-or-cancel-queue-jobs.aspx

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