SharePoint 2010 Resources

Well the flood gates were opened last week at the SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas. It was a great week. I’ve gotten a number of questions about resources so I thought I would share some of the ones I think are valuable. Your list may be different so if you have a favorite one not…


Silverlight v3

SL3 has RTMed and Laurence Moroney continues his SL series that will update your skills. It’s based on the SL beta but it’s still valuable. I suggest you browse at your local bookstore with your favorite mocha at your side and see if it meets your needs. For those that are interested, there is a…


SharePoint 2010 Sneak Peeks Available

There is a new addition to the MOSS Web site on today. You should go check it out…but if you would like to see it I”ve captured a snapshot of it below. You can also go directly to the SharePoint 2010 info using this link: There are 3 videos you can check out…


Getting Ready to Buy a Netbook?

If so, you might want to check out: Top 6 Things to Consider Before Buying a Small Notebook PC I like both of these: ASUS Eee 1000HE and the HP 2140 mini. Let me know your favorites. </steve>


New Silverlight-Based STSADM Reference

Looking for a specific STSADM command? If so, you can find it here for WSS and here for MOSS. </steve>


SharePoint Customization, Development and Governance

SharePoint Designer No it’s not an April fools joke and yes as of April 2, 2009, SharePoint Designer 2007 is available as a free download. General SharePoint Designer info can be found here. This eliminates any cost issue associated with providing users the necessary tools for site customization and is a great opportunity for those…


A New Book on the BDC

The authors behind the the awesome BDC MetaMan tool have written a book: SharePoint 2007 Developer’s Guide to Business Data Catalog A got my hands on an early copy via the MEAP and I’m about 3/4 through. If you’re new to the BDC, it will be a great reference and it will get you up…


SharePoint Developers and Visual Studio 10

Some really great news for SharePoint developers along the tools front. Check out Soma’s blog for a good summary of what’s coming. Sharepoint tools support in Visual Studio </steve>


SharePoint Deployment and Install Guide

My good buddy Shane and friends at have written a great paper: Administrator’s Guide of Topics to Consider before Deployment If you just learning SharePoint because your company has decided to deploy….yes you know who you are…..then this paper is for you. It is a great introduction to all things you need to know…