ExcelMashup.com debuts!

As a SharePoint developer, you very likely already know about the Excel Services JavaScript API available to you in SharePoint 2010. You use this API to automate, customize, and interact with the Excel Web Access Web Part control on a page. By using the JavaScript object model, you can build mashups and other integrated solutions…


Using jQuery Templates with SharePoint List Data

The new jQuery Templates plugin for the jQuery library offers a way to create data-driven HTML in client-side code.  The concept is similar to the idea behind ASP.NET templates only implemented on the client instead of on the server. A jQuery template is an HTML snippet with placeholders that identify fields in bound data. When…


How to Open a List Form in a Modal Dialog Box

Among the many improvements to the user interface in SharePoint 2010, modal dialog boxes stand out. Odds are good that you will see one wherever a page transition would be distracting and it makes sense for you to remain in context. For example, when you are working with list items, the display, edit, and new…