This blog focuses on customizations and programming for Project Web App, Project Server, Project Professional and Project Standard. Includes User Interface (UI) customizations, Project Server Interface (PSI) and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Programming. It also covers Business Intelligence.
Some of you are asking how and who builds the Solution Starters.
The Solution Starter specifications were done by the same group of people who design new components of Microsoft Project – the Program Managers inside of Microsoft. The specifications (“specs”) were then handed off to external company who coded, tested and released them into the MSDN Code Gallery.
The company is called Internet Commerce Corporation (ICC)
ICC is one of the first companies that started working with Microsoft Project Server 2010 as part of Microsoft's TAP program and continues to gain experience being involved in the development of a number of solution starters for Project Server 2010. Since then, ICC has built strong expertise in building EPM solutions based on the Microsoft Project Server 2010 Platform.
Major focus areas in Enterprise Project Management for ICC are:
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The Microsoft Office 2010 Developer Map is now available for download. You can view it on a big monitor, or print it full-size on a 3-foot x 2-foot page. It shows the full stack of Office desktop and server applications, technologies, and tools – including mobile and cloud apps.
For Office 2007, see the Microsoft Office 2007 interactive Developer Map. The Silverlight-based interactive map for Office 2010 is not yet available.
Yes – it’s here for few weeks now - http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/P2010Scrum. Details are here.
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Looking for tools and way to easily get started building customizations by reusing and modifying code from an existing?
Then make sure to look at http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/P2010SolutionStarter. There’s plenty of related resources, including deep dive webcasts. If you have any questions – please check the related discussion.
In case you are thinking about taking one or more exams towards your certification - for example the following:
Exam 70-573: TS: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development
Exam 70-576: PRO: Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Applications
Exam 70-177: TS: Microsoft Project Server 2010, Configuring
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The Project 2010 SDK is updated for MSDN online. See Project 2010 SDK Documentation. New topics include the following:
There are also many new and updated descriptions in the Project Server API reference. Plus, the following PSI methods have new code samples, all based on WCF:
Note: The update is online only. The Project 2010 SDK Download is still the September 2010 release; the download will be updated within two months, to include the new code samples. For now, you can get the ProjTool sample here.