Setup for Developing Sharepoint Webparts


I just setup my dev box for developing Sharepoint Webparts (after having to rebuild my box due to a hard disk crash) and documented the steps that I went through. The machine that I do development on does not have Sharepoint installed.



  1. I copied the DLL files from the Sharepoint Server from Program files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\60\ISAPI to a folder in my dev box. The files copied: (Though I assume, the only needed assembly is Microsoft.Sharepoint.dll)

    1. Microsoft.SharePoint.dll
    2. Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.Admin.Search.dll
    3. Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.dll
    4. Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.SingleSignon.dll
    5. Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.SingleSignon.Security.dll

  2. I then set the PATH environment variable to the folder containing the dll’s.
  3. Downloaded and installed the Sharepoint Webparts Template from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=CAC3E0D2-BEC1-494C-A74E-75936B88E3B5&displaylang=en

 

Comments (2)

  1. hmmm. If you are only developing for WSS do you still need the <filename>.Portal assemblies?

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