SharePoint Guidance for Developers

For those that may not be following, the Patterns & Practices group has been working to create guidance for SharePoint developers. Go check it out on CodePlex and download the project. Inside the Docs folder, you’ll find a .chm file with the directory shown below to give you a taste.   </steve>


Performance Characteristics of using Large MOSS Lists

Steve has published another excellent white paper on the performance characteristics of using large SharePoint lists “Working with Large Lists in Office SharePoint Server 2007”.  The whitepaper is definitely worth a read.   </steve>

MOSS Search and BI

Extending Enterprise Search Capabilities to your Business Intelligence Applications   …and corresponding downloadable code content.   Summary: This technical white paper discusses the integration of SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services (SSAS) and Reporting Services (SSRS) with Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS). The paper provides a detailed overview of integrating SharePoint Search, Business Data Catalog, Excel…

Customizing MOSS Search

Two good articles for those working with search:   Customizing and Extending the Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 Search   Part 1 … Managing the Index and Search Engine; Customizing the Search Center; Architecture of the Search Center Part 2 … The Search Query Object Model; Custom Security Trimming; Summary   </steve>

Deploying MOSS Search

A good article has been posted that discusses how to:   Plan the end-user search experience   Search administrators can improve the relevance and presentation of search results by carefully planning the end-user search experience. The goal of such planning is to create a search experience that enables users to quickly find the information they…

MOSS Interoperability

A good resource worth bookmarking… Resources for Interoperability with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 </steve>

MOSS Deployment within Microsoft

This white paper is a worth a read for folks considering a large-scale deployment but also for any size MOSS deployment in general. </steve>


SharePoint Development Tools and Best Practices

Two white papers you need to check out.  Good job Patrick! Development Tools and Techniques for Working with Code in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (Part 1 of 2) Development Tools and Techniques for Working with Code in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (Part 2 of 2) </steve>

SharePoint Development Best Practices

In the last couple of months, I was bitten a couple times while creating some custom Web parts.  Duh…, I should have read Mike’s article…If you are creating custom Web parts, you need to read this…go on…don’t think about it. Here is an excerpt… …Several of the Windows SharePoint Services objects, primarily the SPSite class and…