WebTemplate training materials – Lab 4 – Upgrading existing sites with feature versioning

  Updated on 14th of March 2012 This post is lab 4 from series of training materials for WebTemplate creation and maintenance. Please check the following posts for details and other exercises. Notice that you can download full package with all required lab material from link available in introduction post. This package contains all supplementary…

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WebTemplate training materials – Lab 3 – Creation of WebTemplate for WCM site

This post is lab 3 from series of training materials for WebTemplate creation and maintenance. Please check the following posts for details and other exercises. Notice that you can download full package with all required lab material from link available in introduction post. This package contains all supplementary materials and labs in word format. WebTemplate…

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WebTemplate training materials – Lab 2 – Creation of custom navigation control and master pages

This post is lab 2 from series of training materials for WebTemplate creation and maintenance. Please check the following posts for details and other exercises. Notice that you can download full package with all required lab material from link available in introduction post. This package contains all supplementary materials and labs in word format. WebTemplate…

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WebTemplate training materials – Lab 1 – Creation of features and basic structures

This post is lab 1 from series of training materials for WebTemplate creation and maintenance. Please check the following posts for details and other exercises. Notice that you can download full package with all required lab material from link available in introduction post. This package contains all supplementary materials and labs in word format. WebTemplate…

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WebTemplate training materials–Introduction to reusable labs

  Full package updated on 14th of March 2012 During past few years I’ve been doing quite a lot of training materials which have been then published globally in MSDN or in other places. Every now and then some of the material don’t get officially released due miscellaneous reasons, so I’m quite often left with…

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Site definitions vs. Web templates

I keep getting almost daily emails concerning WebTemplate element support and when it would be proper technical approach for the site provisioning with SharePoint 2010. There’s no doubt that many times there’s requirements to be able to provision sites as easily as possible from content editor perspective, so let’s still elaborate or evaluate different options…

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SharePoint 2010 and web templates

One of the really exciting new options on the Feature Framework level of the SharePoint 2010 is the WebTemplate element. In this blog entry we’ll cover the primary site provisioning methods and we’ll concentrate especially to web template option to share the key techniques. Introduction Different site provisioning methods in SharePoint 2010 Feature stapling Site…

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How to – SharePoint 2010 – JS client object model and UI advancements

This blog entry shows how to utilize the new UI functionalities available in the SharePoint 2010 and how to use JavaScript object model to manipulate the site structure. Create initial structure in VS2010 The first step is to create the Visual Studio solution. In this case we will create a new Empty SharePoint project with…

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SharePoint 2010 team development environment

SharePoint 2010 release date is closing (H1/2010) and there is huge interest on the product capabilities. There’s already few ongoing projects, which are scheduled to be released on H2/2010 and using currently beta 2 version for development. One of the key questions currently asked, is the setup for team based development. This blog entry defines…

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SharePoint 2010 Virtual Machine for customers & partners now available

We have now released downloadable environment to get up to speed with SharePoint 2010. You can download the VM from the following address. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=0c51819b-3d40-435c-a103-a5481fe0a0d2&displaylang=en Following chapters are directly from the download page, but edited for more readable format. [IMPORTANT] – You’ll need to import the VM to Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, so that the…

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