Updated SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Course on Channel 9

Today we released an update to the SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Course on Channel 9. This training course contains 14 training units covering all aspects of developing solutions on the SharePoint 2010 platform using Visual Studio 2010 and SharePoint Designer 2010. The update adds a downloadable version of the training course including Hands On Labs…

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What’s New in SharePoint 2010?

On November 25, I participated in a seminar hosted by Dimension Data Learning Solutions in Sydney on the top new features coming in SharePoint 2010. The presenters were myself and Milan Gross from Synergy. Although this is only the beta 2 version of SharePoint 2010, already the number of new capabilities are impressive and we…

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Microsoft Office Web Apps (Beta)

Microsoft Office Web Apps are new web-based tools that extend the Microsoft Office 2010 experience to a supported browser. Office Web Apps enable you to view, do light editing, and share your Office documents from virtually anywhere. With these online companions to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote you’ll always have the tools you need, wherever…

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Installation error on Windows 7 – task 9 "Failed to create sample data”

  I was getting following error message when I was running the SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard.                           You need following hotfix to fix this problem. http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2009/11/19/installation-notice-for-the-sharepoint-server-public-beta-on-microsoft-windows-server-2008-r2-and-microsoft-windows-7.aspx I simply download and run the update. Then run the SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard in…

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The public beta release of SharePoint 2010 and FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint

The public beta release of SharePoint 2010 and FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint are now available!  The enterprise search capabilities in SharePoint 2010 have really taken a quantum leap forward as end users will be able to go beyond the search box to an experience where they can find, explore and connect with the…

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Setting Up the Development Environment for SharePoint Server

When you create or customize SharePoint solutions, it is usually best to develop the solution on a local computer where Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 or Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 is installed. This article describes how to install a development environment with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. The development environment that you create…

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SharePoint 2010 Beta SDK now available for public download

The SharePoint 2010 (Beta) SDK is now available for public download:  Get it here! The Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Software Development Kit (SDK) includes documentation and code samples for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 and for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, which builds upon the SharePoint Foundation 2010 infrastructure. The SDK includes: Detailed descriptions of the technologies that…

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SharePoint 2010 Public Beta is now available for download

Today we are announcing the general availability of the public beta of Office 2010, SharePoint Server 2010, Visio 2010, Project 2010 and Office Web Apps for our customers and partners. Millions of people can download the beta at http://www.microsoft.com/2010.  Office Mobile 2010 has also reached the public beta milestone and is now available on the…

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Office and SharePoint Developer Training Courses available Now on Channel 9

Today, Channel 9 launched two new training courses for SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 created by developers for developers.  Channel 9 has always been about giving direct access to the engineers and future technologies from Microsoft, and now we’re extending this successful formula to bring you training that will allow developers to get started on learning…

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What’s Coming in Search for SharePoint 2010?

 A great synopsis of where search is heading in the SharePoint 2010 timeframe from MS Search team blog!!! There are two main enterprise search options coming with the SharePoint 2010 release: 1)      SharePoint Server 2010 Search – the out-of-the-box SharePoint search for enterprise deployments. 2)      FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint – a brand new…

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