You can use Project with SharePoint Composites, too

The Guide to creating SharePoint Composites includes a 73-page download that explains SharePoint Composites. To quote from the download, “A SharePoint Composite combines data, documents, and business process in a useful, productive way. … A SharePoint Composite is a ‘do-it-yourself’ business solution.” The SharePoint Composites.docx handbook includes a detailed introduction along with common design patterns…


Creating a Web Part that Lists Projects with a Specified Custom Field Value

To list all projects that have a specified value of a custom field, the easiest solution is to develop a PSI extension that queries the Reporting database (RDB) in Project Server 2010. When you install the attached file, the ListProjectsWebPart_JSGrid\ListProjects_PSIExtension subdirectory includes complete code samples to create and test the ListProjects PSI extension. The…


Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 and AJAX.NET

Even though Boris has moved on to another team in Microsoft, he still wanted me to share the following with you: Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 is built on top of Windows SharePoint Services, so you might think you can develop AJAX Web Parts as you do in Windows SharePoint Services, right? Unfortunately it’s not…


Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint

Hey, If you are interested in creating PWA webparts that make use of Silverlight, I suggest you take a look at the “Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint” which was just released last night: For some more general information on SilverLight: Chris Boyd


Update on the ODC 2008

Hello, This is a follow up from my previous post about the ODC 2008. Just wanted to let you know that the ODC 2008 will have some specific Project Server sessions: Session Title Speaker Name Abstract Building a custom Webservice to query the EPM datastore and render the data in Excel 2007 Christophe Fiessinger This session…


Visual How To: Creating a Custom Web Parts for Project Server 2007

We’ve added a “Visual How Tos” section to the online SDK, with the first video:  Creating Custom Web Parts for Project Server 2007. Overview   A Web Part is a modular unit of information that has a single purpose and is a basic building block of a Web Part Page. Project Web Access uses many Microsoft Office…


Building Web Parts using VS.NET extensions for SharePoint

Mike McDonogh sent us this recommendation:   If any of you are planning on building web parts for Project Server 2007 I’d HIGHLY recommending using the VS.NET extensions for SharePoint.   The trick to get it working in VS.NET 2005 so that it will run in Project Server Sites is as follows:  …