How To: Customizing alert emails using IAlertNotifyHandler

In my post last week I talked about customizing alert notifications and alert templates. Sometimes you need to go further and create an alert handler.  This week I’d like to share a code sample from Rashid Aga, one of our escalation engineers.  His sample demonstrates how to intercept and modify alert mails using the IAlertNotifyHandler interface….


SharePoint SDKs (and Other Documentation Resources) Now Updated for SP1

By now you’ve no doubt heard that SP1 for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Office SharePoint Server 2007, and Office SharePoint Designer are now available. (And if you haven’t heard, go here to get all the important details before you download and install the Service Packs.) For a complete listing of the documentation available for SharePoint…


Customizing Alert Notifications and Alert Templates in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Hello.  My name is Albert Meerscheidt and I’m one of the Programming Writers on the Windows SharePoint Services SDK team. In the coming months I will be posting about the content that’s on the publishing horizon.  The first topic that I’d like to discuss is how to customize alert notifications and alert templates in Windows…


Content Migration in SharePoint (Post 2):

Key Concepts in Selective Migration  Picking up where the first post left off, today’s foray explores the basic concepts of SharePoint content migration. Most of these concepts come into play in nearly every migration scenario where you use the SharePoint.Deployment namespace APIs. This post covers the following concents: Content selection (also known as “cherry picking”) The…

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Content Migration in SharePoint

Around the time work started on a long whitepaper about migrating content files from SharePoint server “A” to SharePoint server “B” using the migration and deployment APIs in the Microsoft.SharePoint.Deployment namespace, I came across a series of blog posts by Stefan Goβner that covered the subject matter in detail. Many of you have probably seen Stefan’s work: …

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Creating new .ACTIONS files for code-free workflow editors

.ACTIONS files are used by Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 to compile a list of code-free workflow actions and conditions.  The default file provided by Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is called the WSS.ACTIONS file found under C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12.  By creating additional .ACTIONS files and placing them into the same directory, Windows SharePoint Services…

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SharePoint SDKs Machine Translation Pilot

Erika Ehrli has the scoop on Office’s participation in the MSDN machine translation pilot project. As part of the pilot, you can try out beta versions of the machine-translated Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 SDKs in Portuguese. You can also test out beta versions of the machine-translated Office SharePoint Server TechNet…

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SharePoint Resource Center Pages Now Live

Last week we added five new Resource Center pages to the Windows SharePoint Services developer portal on MSDN. Each Resource Center page focuses on a specific area of developer functionality in SharePoint, and contains links to information and resources from around the web, be it any source (Microsoft sites, sure, but also partners, consultants, MVPs,…

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Extending Workflow Actions for SharePoint Designer

Extending Workflow Actions for SharePoint Designer Hi there.  My name is Rodney Farris and I’m one of the newest Programming Writers on the Windows SharePoint Services SDK team.  I’ve been assigned to cover SharePoint Workflows as well as the developer aspects of SharePoint Designer 2007. For the last 8 years I’ve been with Microsoft supporting…

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Welcome

Welcome to the official blog of the SharePoint Products and Technologies developer documentation team. My name is Andrew May; I’m a Content Publishing Manager for Windows SharePoint Services. My team produces the Windows SharePoint Services SDK, along with the developer help for SharePoint Designer. We also manage the Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Designer developer…