Debugging web parts and other SharePoint custom code

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Here are some tips for debugging your SharePoint web parts and other custom code. 1. How do you debug assemblies that are in the GAC? 2. Is there an easy way of attaching the debugger to the right process? Debugging assemblies that live in the…

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Colleagues, Social Distance & Relevance in People Search; Social Networking tools

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. MOSS provides some very powerful features to enable the new buzzword “social networking.”  Discussions about these can be found pretty easily, and I give an overview of some tools near the end of this posting.  But specifics about how some of the details work has…

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Web part comparison: SPS 2003 & WSS v2 –> MOSS 2007 & WSS v3

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Web parts shown in Gray were available in previous version, but not in current version. Web parts shown in Green are available in previous version and current version All other web parts are new to the current version.   I threw this list together fairly…

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RSS Viewer web part and authenticated feeds

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Changing to Kerberos authentication 1.       On the Central Administration page, click Application Management. 2.       Under the Application Security section, click Authentication Providers. 3.       Click the Default provider, and change Integrated Widows authentication to Negotiate (Kerberos)   If SharePoint and the databases it uses are hosted…

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