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Links (9/27/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on September 27, 2009


  1. Best Approach To Activate MasterPage for SharePoint Web
  2. Setting the property ‘AllowMultipleValues’ resets the control’s type to “Lookup” when it is inherited from SPFieldLookup class.
  3. SharePoint Document Generator – Part 1: How to establish a parent – child relationship in SharePoint
  4. Move a SPListItem without loosing its ItemId – Custom List
  5. If you are using SharePoint 2007 + Windows 7 and getting SLOW transfer rates within document libraries…
  6. jQuery Test Panel for SharePoint
  7. Code snippet to add / modify columns in a list
  8. Code sample to aggregate the text from “append changes” column to Multiline text field.
  9. Code to subscribe the User for alert notifications from a list
  10. How to hide the new menu folder option from document library by default to all the document library instances
  11. How to install SharePoint 2010 – Quick Video
  12. How to create a custom view page with custom web part in the list definition , Bend it !!
  13. SharePoint Tab Highlight Problem


  1. Silverlight Input Controls
  2. MVVM Light Toolkit Messenger V2 beta
  3. Silverlight Contrib
  4. Blend Behaviors
  5. ColorPicker Control for WPF/Silverlight
  6. Silverlight & Blend 3 Sample Data
  7. This Week’s Silverlight Postings
  8. Saving Files from Silverlight (using Caliburn)

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Links (9/24/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on September 24, 2009


  1. Code to create a custom document workspace using a custom template in SharePoint
  2. Configuring Managed Properties in MOSS 2007
  3. No HTML Markup in MOSS 2007 Managed Properties
  4. Fast Tip: Add the Checked Out To column to your SharePoint library
  5. Avoiding Xml Based SharePoint Features – Use The API Way
  6. Wildcard Search for MOSS 2007
  7. How I simplified the Users and Group UI – Removing Users
  8. How I simplified the Users and Group UI – Conclusion
  9. Silverlight SlideShow Web Part
  10. Low impact text changing in SharePoint with jQuery
  11. SharePoint Report Viewer Page Hacks
  12. Using the Contact Selector Control
  13. Using a Control Adapter for Branding SharePoint Web Parts
  14. Custom Field Type: Site Reference (part 1)
  15. Using a database or a Sharepoint List ?
  16. Easy Tabs Interface – Demo 02 (Screencast)
  17. 10 DIY SharePoint Web Parts #6
  18. Modify the default scope for your search box


  1. Silverlight designer sample code is posted
  2. List vs ObservableCollection vs INotifyPropertyChanged in Silverlight
  3. Create an automatic scrollable image slider in Silverlight
  4. Relative hyperlinks with Silverlight navigation
  5. .NET RIA Services Part 1: When to Use It
  6. STEPS to Publish SharePoint sites created in Host Header mode (HH MODE) with ISA Server 2006
  7. Microsoft Reporting Services in Silverlight Applications is Possible
  8. Yahoo Pipes Using JSON with Silverlight/C#, and JSON with Flex/AS3
  9. Animations and View State changes with MVVM

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Links (9/21/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on September 21, 2009


  1. Setting the property ‘AllowMultipleValues’ resets the control’s type to “Lookup” when it is inherited from SPFieldLookup class.
  2. SPWebPartManager doesn’t honour the WebPartCancelEventArgs.Cancel value while deleting the webpart
  3. ItemAdded Event on Document Library & the file.. has been modified by.. on.. error.
  4. SharePoint WCM – Breaking the Ice – Building the initial Master Page
  5. SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflow Second Look
  6. How I simplified the Users and Group UI – Adding Users
  7. SharePoint Slideshow Web Part
  8. “Inheriting” the Master Page from the Current Site Context in MOSS 2007
  9. Overriding Application.master in MOSS 2007
  10. How to Hide Default Content Type from “New” menu
  11. All you want to know about People Picker in SharePoint ( Functionality | Configuration | Troubleshooting ) Part-2
  12. How to add the help link in Top link bar ?
  13. Content By Query WebPart and the “a” Mystery
  14. How to Programmatically Disable Code Access Security
  15. Code for Provisioning Sites on WSS with Navigation
  16. Easier Silverlight Development against SharePoint
  17. SharePoint Custom Workflow action to get a list item as an attachment in another list
  18. MOSS 2007 Master Page Comparison
  19. 10 SharePoint Deployment Standards
  20. Getting Your Feet Wet Writing Code For SharePoint – Part 5 of 5
  21. Open Windows SharePoint Services Solution Packages (WSP CABs) in Windows Explorer


  1. Secrets of the Silverlight Toolkit TreeView Control: Programmatically selecting a Tree Node
  2. Silverlight 3.0, RIA services and MVVM
  3. 6 New Silverlight Image Rotators
  4. Silverlight Navigation Application
  5. Announcing Next Generation Business Intelligence Software with Silverlight
  6. Silverlight Postings – good batch of miscellaneous Silverlight posts
  7. Wiki-OS Silverlight Edition : Develop Silverlight Applications directly in your Browser and share them with one click !
  8. Introduction to Data Binding in Silverlight 3 with CTP2

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Links (9/17/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on September 17, 2009


  1. SharePoint 2007 : how to prevent users from creating SharePoint Designer Workflows
  2. SharePoint CSS: Moving web parts
  3. “For Me” Web part in MOSS
  4. How I simplified the Users and Group UI – Listing Users
  5. The DebugApp trick for Productive SharePoint Development: Part 1
  6. How To: Access item metadata from workflow when associated in document library
  7. Most common issue with SharePoint installations – service account misuse
  8. SharePoint Date Filter: Filtering a List by Greater Than or Equal to Date
  9. Customize Site Permissions: Contribute – without delete
  10. Ideas to Increase End User Adoption
  11. How to: Add a folder to a SharePoint list using C#
  12. SharePoint Skinner – Yet More New Features
  13. Adding a “Last Modified” Date on SharePoint Pages
  14. Link and display two SharePoint calendar from SharePoint Designer
  15. Resolving issue with multiple Contact Detail web parts on the same page
  16. Custom Advanced Search: Building a URL to search multiple metadata properties
  17. Creating a custom advanced search by building strings with JavaScript


  1. Silverlight DataGrid: Custom Columns in Code
  2. Tell the Debugger to Ignore Silverlight Validation Exceptions
  3. Making a HTTP Post in Silverlight a.k.a thread hopping
  4. Graphical Skinning Comes to Silverlight
  5. Silverlight 3 Enabling Out of Browser Mode – You’re Doing It Wrong
  6. Custom Panels in Silverlight/WPF Part 4: Virtualization
  7. Exporting Data From Silverlight Datagrid To Excel
  8. WPF Designer sample code is posted
  9. API changes introduced by the new CoverFlow control

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Links (9/14/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on September 14, 2009


  1. Customizing the SharePoint ECB with JavaScript, Part 3
  2. Make SharePoint 2007 Act Like SharePoint 2010 (sort of …)
  3. How to redirect on new Page at Item Deleting ECB Menu?
  4. Connected Web Part Mechanisms Compared
  5. Sporm – Out of the Depths of SharePoint’s XML Hell
  6. Wrapper for the SharePoint List Service
  7. Adding an extra ItemStyle.xsl to your ContentQueryWebpart through code
  8. Issue with Multi Field/Group values and SPWorkflowTaskProperties.ExtendedProperties
  9. How to add Web Parts to the list item forms
  10. ChartPart 2.0 for SharePoint – Release To Web
  11. Add Web Part inside a Master Page in MOSS 2007
  12. SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows – First Look
  13. Redirecting a SharePoint Subsite or a Site collection to a different URL
  14. How To Deploy A Form To Multiple SharePoint Libraries


  1. Databinding the Visibility property in Silverlight
  2. Drag and Drop Manager v2.0 released!
  3. Dialogs and ViewModel – Using Tasks as a Pattern
  4. Silverlight AutoComplete ComboBox
  5. Custom Events on Silverlight Controls
  6. Rendering Vector Fields in Silverlight
  7. Silverlight ICO/ICON Decoder (Parser)
  8. Using Large Message Requests in Silverlight with WCF

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Links (9/10/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on September 10, 2009


  1. SharePoint Cross Site Lookup Columns with jQuery
  2. Stubbing documents in SharePoint
  3. 10 SharePoint Deployment Standards
  4. People-Picker Lunch-Time reading
  5. Unit Testing SharePoint – Past, Present, and Sporm
  6. Creating top-level (welcome page) redirects in SharePoint sites
  7. How to use SharePoint Rich-Text Editor in Webparts and Controls
  8. Developing SharePoint Applications – Guidance for Building Collaborative Applications That Extend Your LOB Systems
  9. SharePoint August CU is complete
  10. Remember To Encode SharePoint Link* Fields Correctly
  11. Strongly Typed SharePoint List Collections By Template Type
  12. Creating branded my site in SharePoint
  13. SharePoint List Item: Delete vs.. DeleteItemById
  14. Deleting Very large objects from the second stage recycle bin
  15. Getting Selected ListItem’s Using LINQ
  16. SimpleSecurity SharePoint WebPart for Easing SharePoint Security


  1. Silverlight 3 Navigation: Even more on Dynamically Loaded Pages
  2. Silverlight: Change Background Colour programatically using C#
  3. RIA Services – Finding the InnerException
  4. New articles about the MVVM Light Toolkit V1.1.1
  5. SilverBullet #10 System.Windows.Documents.Run
  6. Silverlight Bridge – A Silverlight File Manager
  7. 5 Minute Overview of MVVM in Silverlight
  8. Silverlight Firestarter – Watch it Live Online or in Person
  9. New DevNugget: Silverlight Navigation Applications
  10. The best of Silverlight 3.0 – SketchFlow
  11. CodeFest-Meals – Silverlight Webcast Series and Sample App
  12. A complete Silverlight drag and drop solution, inspired by Flex’ DragManager.
  13. .NET RIA Services Part 4: Calling methods on the Server from Silverlight.
  14. Dispelling a Common WPF/SL Myth
  15. Update: Enterprise RIA Project Now Running on Silverlight 3 Release Version
  16. How can I remember which order Margin properties are set?
  17. Demystifying WPF/Silverlight layout properties
  18. C# Extension Methods and the CompilerServices.ExtensionAttribute when targeting .NET 3.5 in Silverlight

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Links (9/7/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on September 7, 2009


  1. SharePoint Performance Checklist
  2. Customizing the SharePoint ECB with JavaScript, Part 2
  3. Item Level Permission in SharePoint 2007
  4. URL Shortening in SharePoint with bit.ly
  5. Using Regular Expressions For SharePoint List Collection Queries
  6. Building Infragistics Gauges in WebPart
  7. Typed Dictionary With SharePoint Web Titles And Typed SPListItem Collection
  8. Getting Started with the New Version of Elumenotion SharePoint Skinner
  9. MOSS stencil for MS Visio
  10. Usage analysis reports and SharePoint Server features
  11. Calculated Columns and SPD Workflow Part 2
  12. Creating and working with Survey in SharePoint – Part 3
  13. Creating and working with Survey in SharePoint – Part 4


  1. Restoring the Design View for XAML files in Visual Studio for Silverlight 3
  2. Business Apps Example for Silverlight 3 RTM and .NET RIA Services July Update: Comments about Adding…
  3. Silverlight 3 File Transfer Application
  4. Adventures while building a Silverlight Enterprise application part #21
  5. Using the ADO.NET Data Services Silverlight client in x-domain and out of browser scenarios – I
  6. Detecting design time mode in WPF and Silverlight
  7. Silverlight and Facebook tip #1
  8. Various Visual Studio BuildAction values for Silverlight files explained
  9. Create a custom Silverlight Splash Screen
  10. Using Silverlight 3 Navigation with Prism and On-Demand Loading
  11. 5 Reasons Why Silverlight Is My Preferred Web Development Platform

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Links (9/3/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on September 3, 2009


  1. SharePoint Content Editor Web Part with IE8
  2. Customizing the SharePoint ECB with JavaScript, Part 1
  3. Getting Your Feet Wet Writing Code For SharePoint – Part 5 of 5
  4. Local SharePoint on Server 2008 Development
  5. MOSS Load Test
  6. VHD Lifestyle – My SharePoint 2007/2010 Development and Home/Media-Network Setup!
  7. Binary Free SharePoint Twitter Search Web Part
  8. Programmatically Changing a SharePoint Barcode
  9. Static Versioning in a WebPart EditorPart
  10. SPDocGen – SharePoint Documentation Generator – Full Source Code Uploaded
  11. Event Properties AfterProperties – what should they be?
  12. Tabbed Interfaces, SharePoint Calendars and Color Coded Columns
  13. Little blackbox called WebConfigModifications
  14. Developing SharePoint Applications–August 2009
  15. Issues Installing New Farm onto Server 08 R2 #UPDATED#
  16. SharePoint Visifire Charting with Custom List Data
  17. SharePoint Top Nav Dividers
  18. All you want to know about People Picker in SharePoint ( Functionality | Configuration | Troubleshooting ) Part-1
  19. Using custom authentication provider users in SharePoint Timer Jobs
  20. Create a recurring meeting workspace in SharePoint and connect it to Outlook


  1. writing applications that target both wpf and silverlight with a single codebase
  2. Why Declarative UIs Are Important
  3. SilverBullet #9 – System.Windows.Analytics
  4. Compiling pixel shaders for Silverlight
  5. More Silverlight MVVM fun
  6. Programming Silverlight
  7. Adobe Illustrator To XAML Conversion Options
  8. U.S. Army using Silverlight for Resourcing Troops
  9. Silverlight Data Examples Have Been Updated!
  10. What does a potential Silverlight Adoption Lifecycle look like?
  11. Work with Silverlight Deep Zoom

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