SharePoint 2010 DevelopmentRandall Isenhour
It has been a little while since my last post, but I wanted to give a quick update to everyone to share a really useful feed from MSDN that you should subscribe to:
The MSDN SharePoint RSS Feed contains information about recently published Technical Articles, How Do I…? Screencasts or Visual How To videos and articles, Book Excerpts, New Portal Pages, SDKs, Downloads, and even SharePoint-related event notifications.
Here is a sampling of the feed, outlining all the great content and tools we have published on MSDN since our last SDK drop:
Thursday, November 15, 2007
Explore 5 new resource centers for Administration, Pages and User Interface, Provisioning, Security and Web Parts. Find articles, how-to topics, references, downloads, blog and forum entries, and other resources for Windows SharePoint Services development.
Monday, November 12, 2007
Read this excerpt from "Inside Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0" to understand how Windows SharePoint Services extends the ASP.NET Framework. You can also learn how to create your own application pages.
Understand the important concepts and terminology used in IIS and ASP.NET, as well as the difference between site pages and application pages. Then learn how to use CustomAction elements to create custom application pages and integrate them into the menus of a site.
Learn how to enable users to convert and download InfoPath forms directly from SharePoint form libraries in a file format that is not XML.
Learn how to use Community Server accounts with SharePoint 2007 sites. This article walks through how to integrate the Community Server membership database together with the role-based security of SharePoint Server 2007.
Monday, November 05, 2007
Learn about the new federated search feature, creating federated search connectors, and the federated location definition file schema in the Beta SDK documentation of Microsoft Search Server and Search Server Express.
Learn the requirements to perform an upgrade of SharePoint Portal Server 2003 customizations to SharePoint Server 2007.
Learn to work with upgrade definition files, understand key elements and attributes, and walk through an annotated sample upgrade definition file so that you can perform an upgrade of SharePoint Portal Server 2003 customizations to SharePoint Server 2007.
Monday, October 29, 2007
Learn how to create projects based on the 2007 Microsoft Office system and build solutions that use both the new client and server extensions in the platform.
Enterprise Search in SharePoint Server 2007 exposes its search functionality through an XML Web service, so that you can access Enterprise Search results from client applications and Web applications outside the context of a SharePoint site.
In this visual how-to video, learn how you can access Enterprise Search results from client applications and Web applications outside the context of a SharePoint site.
Monday, October 22, 2007
In this download, you will find four code samples for use with the MSDN article, "Setting Up a Development Environment for the 2007 Microsoft Office System." Samples include project files and sample files to create a basic Workflow template, a custom task pane, a Word add-in, and event handler.
Monday, October 15, 2007
Excel Services is a new server technology included in SharePoint Server 2007. This shared service enables the ability to load, calculate, and display Excel 2007 workbooks on SharePoint Server 2007.
In this visual how-to video, learn to create a custom application that uses the SharePoint Server 2007 Excel Web Services.
Monday, October 08, 2007
Learn to use Visual Studio 2005 to create an application for Windows that presents a simple user interface that accepts information from the user and then adds the Excel Web Access Web Part to an Office SharePoint Server page.
Watch this visual how-to video and learn to programmatically add an instance of the Excel Web Access Web Part to a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 page.
Learn how to use Visual Studio 2005 to create a Web Control Library that contains a Web Part that uses the Enterprise Search functionality included with SharePoint Server 2007.
Watch this visual how-to video and learn to use Visual Studio 2005 to create a Web Control Library that contains a Web Part that uses the Enterprise Search functionality included with SharePoint Server 2007.
Monday, October 01, 2007
Learn about some helper classes built by using the Microsoft .NET Framework that make it easier to build query requests for the Microsoft SharePoint Server Search Query Web service and handle query responses.
Learn to use Enterprise Search to crawl sites that are protected by forms authentication or cookie-based authentication, and walk through creating a sample custom security trimmer for trimming the returned search results.
Parse the log files that Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 produces when logging is enabled to effectively analyze the usage event data.
Monday, September 24, 2007
Learn to create a SharePoint Server 2007 user profile by using the SharePoint UserProfileService Web service.
In this visual how-to video, learn to create a SharePoint Server 2007 user profile by using the SharePoint UserProfileService Web service.
Learn how to display custom fields in the Content Query Web Part by setting the CommonViewFields custom property and editing the default XSLT transformation used to render items.
In this visual how-to video, learn to display custom fields in the Content Query Web Part by setting the CommonViewFields custom property and editing the default XSLT transformation used to render items.
Friday, September 21, 2007
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Welcome to the new PerformancePoint Server developer portal on MSDN. Learn how PerformancePoint Server 2007 provides all the functionality that is needed for performance management, and how its features help analysts monitor and analyze organizational performance, as well as do critical planning, forecasting, and financial reporting.
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Learn about several different approaches for authenticating cross-domain data connections from form templates deployed to InfoPath Forms Services, as part of either Forms Server 2007 or SharePoint Server 2007.
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
In this book excerpt, author Alvin J. Bruney provides an introduction to Excel Services, a new technology built and conditioned to interact with Excel spreadsheets.
In this book excerpt, the author focuses on building Web Parts from Visual Studio 2005 and installing them on SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 so that they can be used in SharePoint applications.
Follow step-by-step instructions with code examples to create a SharePoint Server 2007 custom master page and related page layouts based on a minimal master page.
Learn to optimize an Internet-facing Web content management (WCM) site to achieve maximum performance and an effective user experience.
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Learn about common issues surrounding writing custom code using the SharePoint object model, and identify best practices to help correct them.
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Learn how the Business Data Catalog Definition Editor automatically generates the XML metadata for the LOB system, making it easy to create an application definition file for the Business Data Catalog.
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Check out the new tools and samples in the latest SDK update: Microsoft Business Data Catalog Definition Editor, WSHelloWorld Web Service, Excel Services User Defined Function Sample, WSOrders Custom Proxy Sample, SAP Sample, Sample Protocol Handler, Custom Content Source, and the IRM Document Protector.