InfoPath 2007 essential resources


 

These links are from the InfoPath Team Blog

I think they are essentials

http://blogs.msdn.com/infopath/archive/2008/06/30/designing-browser-enabled-forms-for-performance-in-infopath-forms-services-part-6.aspx

 

InfoPath

Improving the Performance of InfoPath 2007 Forms
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb380251.aspx
A whitepaper about performance and the InfoPath rich client. Because of differences between the client and browser-enabled forms, not everything applies to Forms Services and browser forms, but a must read nonetheless.

InfoPath Forms Services best practices
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261832(TechNet.10).aspx

Microsoft Office Forms Server TechNet TechCenter
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/bb267350.aspx

InfoPath Forms Services roadmap
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262885.aspx

InfoPath 2007 features that are unavailable in InfoPath Forms Services
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/infopath/HA102105871033.aspx

Forms Server 2007 Home Page
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/formsserver/FX100490391033.aspx

InfoPath 2007 Home Page
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/infopath/FX100487661033.aspx

Planning and architecture for Office Forms Server 2007
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc303371(TechNet.10).aspx

Plan InfoPath Forms Services
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262498(TechNet.10).aspx

Office Developer Center: InfoPath 2007 Resource Center
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/office/aa905443.aspx

InfoPath Forms Services Architecture
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms772323.aspx

Form Development and Deployment Lifecycle
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms772031.aspx

Creating InfoPath Form Templates That Work With Forms Services
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-gb/library/aa945450(VS.80).aspx

Support: Microsoft Help and Support: Forms Server 2007 Solution Center
http://support.microsoft.com/ph/11846

SharePoint

Plan for performance and capacity (Office SharePoint Server)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262971(TechNet.10).aspx

Plan for performance and capacity (Windows SharePoint Services)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288124(TechNet.10).aspx

White paper: Intel Performance Testing of Windows SharePoint Services (WP)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288383(TechNet.10).aspx

How to Optimize a SharePoint Server 2007 Web Content Management Site for Performance
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727371.aspx

White paper: Planning and Monitoring SQL Server Storage for Windows SharePoint Services: Performance Recommendations and Best Practices
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc287996(TechNet.10).aspx

ASP.NET

ASP.NET Performance
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/44e5wy6k.aspx

ASP.NET Session State Overview
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms178581.aspx

Developing High-Performance ASP.NET Applications
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/5dws599a.aspx

Monitoring ASP.NET Application Performance
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/3xxk09t8.aspx

SQL Server

Performance (Database Engine)
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb510669(SQL.100).aspx

Monitoring (Database Engine)
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb510705(SQL.100).aspx

Monitoring and Testing

Life-Cycle Performance Testing for Eliminating Last-Minute Surprises
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb905531.aspx

Server Performance and Scalability Killers
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms951773.aspx

Performance Counters in the .NET Framework
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/w8f5kw2e.aspx

Books

Designing Forms for Microsoft Office InfoPath and Forms Services 2007 (Microsoft .NET Development Series)
By Scott Roberts and Hagen Green
Publisher: Addison-Wesley (c. 2007)
ISBN 0321410599
http://www.informit.com/store/product.aspx?isbn=0321410599

A couple of great online books from the folks in Patterns and Practices:
Improving .NET Application Performance and Scalability
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms998530.aspx

Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb924375.aspx

Blogs and Newsgroups

Pashman's InfoPath Goldmine: Tips and Tricks for Tuning Forms Services Performance
http://blogs.msdn.com/timpash/archive/2007/08/02/tips-and-tricks-for-tuning-forms-services-performance.aspx

Performance Research, Part 1: What the 80/20 Rule Tells Us about Reducing HTTP Requests
http://yuiblog.com/blog/2006/11/28/performance-research-part-1/
The first article in a series about research done by Yahoo into web page performance optimization.

Agile Testing: Performance vs. load vs. stress testing
http://agiletesting.blogspot.com/2005/02/performance-vs-load-vs-stress-testing.html

Ben Curry: Using Performance Monitor (perfmon.exe) to Monitor SharePoint Server 2007
http://mindsharpblogs.com/ben/archive/2007/02/14/1569.aspx

Ben Curry: SharePoint Server 2007 Performance Counters
http://mindsharpblogs.com/ben/archive/2008/05/07/4806.aspx

Thom Robbins .NET Weblog: InfoPath Tips and Tricks
http://blogs.msdn.com/trobbins/archive/tags/InfoPath+Tips+and+Tricks/default.aspx

Joel Oleson's Blog - SharePoint Land:
Performance & Scale
http://blogs.msdn.com/joelo/archive/tags/Performance+_2600_amp_3B00_+Scale/default.aspx

Good List of Performance Counters
http://blogs.msdn.com/joelo/archive/2007/01/16/good-list-of-performance-counters.aspx

S.Y.M. Wong-A-Ton: Enterprise Solutions
http://enterprise-solutions.swits.net/

Paul Vick - Panopticon Central: The Ten Rules of Performance
http://www.panopticoncentral.net/archive/2004/02/10/270.aspx

Technorati - infopath Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
http://technorati.com/tag/InfoPath

Discussions in Infopath General Questions
http://www.microsoft.com/office/community/en-us/default.mspx?dg=microsoft.public.infopath&lang=en&cr=US
Use this newsgroup to communicate with the InfoPath community.

MSDN Forums: SharePoint - InfoPath Forms Services
http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowForum.aspx?ForumID=1206&SiteID=1
This forum is another place you can ask questions about Forms Services.


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