Extending the Connect To menu item

Introduction In my last two posts I discussed how third party clients can most efficiently synchronize with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 In this article I look into extending the “Connect To…” menu item. The “Connect To…” menu item is extensible so that any client can make use of it. Extending the “Connect To” menu item…


Synchronizing with Windows SharePoint Services, Part 2

Introduction In my last blog post I introduced GetListItemChangesSinceToken and discussed how using GetListItemChangesSinceToken can make synchronization more efficient. In this post I’ll talk some more about synchronization; take a quick look at GetList and UpdateListItems, and property bags. I’ll finish up by discussing conflict detection, and performance best practices. Other Web Services In addition to…


Synchronizing with Windows SharePoint Services, Part 1

Introduction There may be occasions where you will need to synchronize third party programs with Windows SharePoint Services. GetListItemChangesSinceToken, introduced in Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0, makes this synchronization much more efficient. This post explores using GetListItemChangesSinceToken to synchronize with Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0. The article details the queryOptions used by GetListItemChangesSinceToken. The follow…


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….


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…