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…


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…


Using the Dialog Platform (Dallas Tester)

The dialog platform was introduced in SharePoint 2010 as a way to keep users in context when working with items in lists and document libraries. At its basics, the dialog platform is an HTML IFrame that is loaded on top of a page. The dialog can contain any Web page stored on the Web front…