Tag Archive 'Links'

Jul 11 2008

SharePoint Link List – Part 4

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These are a selection of list of links that I acquired on a recent SharePoint developer course with Patrick Tisseghem of U2U.  This is part 4 of a 4 part series:

Handy Hints

aspnet_regsql.exe
creates sql server database for builtin ASP.Net features such as membership database for forms authentication.  Found in %windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727

To upgrade webpart assembly numbers (incremental version numbers)
deactivate feature -> remove webpart from webpart gallery -> upgrade webpart solution -> add old version back into web.config safe controls -> add bindingRedirect from old version to new version into web.config

EventReceivers for ContentTypes
These are same as for lists and libraries but information is stored in XmlDocument section of feature.

[assembly:System.Security.AllowPartiallyTrustedCallers()]
Attribute in asseblyinfo.cs to allow webparts to be installed and run from bin folder

Use Frontpage RPC for uploading documents
e.g. migrating files from other systems.

Books

Inside Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
http://www.amazon.com/Inside-Microsoft-Office-SharePoint-Server/dp/0735623686/ref=pd_bbs_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1213365634&sr=8-2

Professional SharePoint 2007 Web Content Management Development
http://www.amazon.com/Professional-SharePoint-Content-Management-Development/dp/0470224754/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1213365743&sr=8-2

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Jul 10 2008

SharePoint Link List – Part 3

Published by under Programming,Technology

These are a selection of list of links that I acquired on a recent SharePoint developer course with Patrick Tisseghem of U2U.  This is part 3 of a 4 part series:

Workflow

Windows Workflow Foundation
http://netfx3.com/content/WFHome.aspx
An introduction and kick-off point for developers wanting to get started with Workflow Foundation.

Custom Workflow Activities
http://codeplex.com/SPDActivities
A set of handy SharePoint workflow activities for people that don’t want to get their hands dirty creating their own custom workflow activities.

Search

Microsoft search services
http://www.microsoft.com/enterprisesearch/products.aspx
Information on the Microsoft Search Server family of products.  Aimed more at decision makers than developers.

MOSS Faceted Search AddOn
http://www.codeplex.com/FacetedSearch
A most excellent add-on for the MOSS search system.  Allows for quick and easy refining of search criteria.

Silverlight

Silverlight for Sharepoint BluePrints
http://www.codeplex.com/sl4sp
Demonstrations of how Silverlight can be used with SharePoint.

Vertigo – FamilyShow
http://www.vertigo.com/familyshow.aspx
Example of using Silverlight in SharePoint

Deep Zoom Composer
http://blogs.msdn.com/expression/archive/tags/Deep+Zoom+Composer/default.aspx
Nothing to do with SharePoint but a very cool application.  Useful if you want to embed a Deep-Zoom show in SharePoint ;)

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Jul 09 2008

SharePoint Link List – Part 2

Published by under Programming,Technology

These are a selection of list of links that I acquired on a recent SharePoint developer course with Patrick Tisseghem of U2U.  This is part 2 of a 4 part series:

Utilities

STSAdm extensions
stsadm.blogspot.com
A set of extensions to STSAdm.exe that make just about any SharePoint administration task a piece of cake.  The extensions are packaged as a SharePoint solution package (.wsp) and are installed with the STSAdm.exe utility itself.

Sharepoint Project Utility
http://www.andrewconnell.com/blog/articles/ACs-VS-SharePoint-Project-Utility-Tool-Window-for-SharePoint-Developers.aspx
A utility for VS developers for creating the standard directory structures and default files for various SharePoint development scenarios.  Requires the installation of the DX Core VS addin.

VS2008 Sharepoint Extensions
http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2008/06/04/announcing-the-vsewss-version-1-2.aspx
A set of projects and project items for VS2008 for SharePoint development.  My initial investigation suggests that these may be geared more towards MOSS2007 than WSSv3.

Event Receiver Management – El Blanco
http://chrissyblanco.blogspot.com/2007/08/event-receiver-management.html
Allows management of event handlers to specific lists, libraries, etc.

Application Pool Manager
http://www.harbar.net/articles/APM.aspx
System tray access to IIS Application Pool tasks.  Runs on the machine that SharePoint is installed on.

Fiddler – HTTP Debugging
http://www.fiddlertool.com/fiddler/
Useful tool for finding FrontPage rpc calls for uploading and downloading documents.

Expresso Regular Expressions
http://www.ultrapico.com/Expresso.htm
Wonderful utility for developing and debugging .Net regular expressions.  Once you’ve created and tested your regular expression, Expresso can generate stub .Net code to get the regular expression into your project.

Caml Query Builder
http://www.u2u.info/Blogs/karine/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=28
I’ve not had any experience with CAML yet but I’m sure I’ll be using this tool when the time arises.

Word Content Control Toolkit
http://www.codeplex.com/dbe
Assists with binding xml embedded in a Word 2007 docx file to controls in the Word document.  Useful for generating Word documents containing data from SharePoint.

SmartPart for SharePoint
http://www.codeplex.com/smartpart
The SharePoint web part which can host any ASP.NET web user control. Create your web parts without writing code!

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Jul 08 2008

SharePoint Link List – Part 1

Published by under Programming,Technology

These are a selection of list of links that I acquired on a recent SharePoint developer course with Patrick Tisseghem of U2U.  This is part 1 of a 4 part series:

Articles & Blogs

SharePoint Developer Site
http://www.microsoft.com/click/SharePointDeveloper/

John Holiday
http://www.johnholliday.net/

Ted Pattison Group Downloads
http://www.tedpattison.net/downloads.aspx
A host of utilities, demos and articles.  Also, check out the rest of the site.

Ideas & Solutions, Etc.
http://blogs.msdn.com/johnlee/archive/2007/06/24/tips-tricks-from-moss-2007-development-training.aspx
A host of handy hints & tips.

Content Deployment
http://blogs.msdn.com/ecm/archive/2008/06/11/announcing-end-to-end-content-deployment-walkthrough.aspx
A guide to website content management and deployment using SharePoint.

OpenXML Developer
http://www.openxmldeveloper.org
Not really SharePoint specific but a developer site for working with the office documents OpenXML standard.  Useful for developers wanting to tie SharePoint data into Word documents (see Word Content Control Toolkit in Part 2 – Utilities).

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