Getting Started with SharePoint 2010 for Developers + New Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 (Beta) Developer Centers

It’s always hard to stay away from blogging when there’s so many new things to share and talk about. Today at the SharePoint Developer Conference Keynote, Jeff Teper talked about SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 features for developers and IT professionals. This is the time to start to blog more about the new release of…


MSDN Redesign: Office, SharePoint, and VSTO sites are live!

I know it’s late at night, but I couldn’t resist. The MSDN Office, SharePoint, and VSTO Developer Center are blue now and match the super cool new MSDN branding and experience. Go take a look and enjoy: Office Developer Center SharePoint Developer Center Office Development with Visual Studio Developer Center More sites…


What’s New in Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 (Technical Preview post)

I was out of town and had to miss the excitement of blogging about the launch of the Office Technical Preview yesterday. Lucky me, today I have tons of links and trackbacks to other blog posts to share! What’s New in Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010? Yesterday, Stephen Elop announced the technical preview milestone for…


How to Upload Files to SharePoint Server 2007 from ASP.NET Web Applications

Some time ago I  blogged about How to: Uploading a File to a SharePoint Library Site from a Local Folder and How to: Magic with SharePoint 2003, uploading files using a Web service. Some people found these samples useful and some people asked if I could provide sample code that works with SharePoint Server 2007….


Links of the Week (May 15, 2009) for SharePoint Developers

The Windows SharePoint Services Developer Center has a new face and great community features and MVP highlights. This site has a new Bookstore and great Learn resources including videos and webcasts, virtual labs, and resource centers.  Check it out at:  The SharePoint Designer Developer Center has a new face as well. Check it out…


Top Office 2007 & SharePoint Articles, Downloads, Visual How-tos, and Portal Pages

I’ve spent the last few days pulling 2008 metrics for Office & SharePoint developer content. It’s quite interesting to see what flavor of chocolates devs pick at the candy store. The Office System is an umbrella of products and technologies. Popular picks from the Office dev community include SharePoint, Open XML, WSS, the Fluent UI,…


What’s New in Office for October?

Time’s been passing. Meanwhile, we have a slug (bucketful? melange) of interesting new content out there. For Office client developers, we have a couple of important updates. One is to Andrew Whitechapel’s popular article: Isolating Microsoft Office Extensions with the COM Shim Wizard Version By customer request, we also republished a popular article that was inadvertently…


Getting Back in the Publishing Groove

It’s great to get back into the publishing groove. Most of us over here, in “Office and SharePoint land” have been working for months to also publish Interoperability content to go along our traditional developer offering. You can access that content on MSDN Online, at So now, we’re back to a full complement of technical…


Updated Office Developer Posters

Some other great news. We updated a couple Office developer posters. Developer Map for the 2007 Microsoft Office System This version includes new information related to: PerformancePoint Server 2007 Visual Studio 2008 Application-Level Add-Ins and Document Level Customizations Visual Studio 2008 Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Unified Communications products and technologies: Communicator 2007, Live…