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Links (10/29/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on October 29, 2009

SharePoint 2007

  1. Building jQuery Tabs That Open & Close
  2. jQuery UI Tabs – Creating Closable Tabs
  3. A jQuery Library for SharePoint Web Services (WSS 3.0 and MOSS): Part 2 – How Does It Work?
  4. Using SharePoint Built-In Property Bags: SPWebApplication.Properties and SPWeb.Properties
  5. Color coding: nobody’s left behind!
  6. October 2009 Cumulative Update Packages for SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
  7. Visualizing Information in SharePoint: Demo 01
  8. Quick Hit: Reading InfoPath XML Directly From an SPListItem in SharePoint
  9. A user with full control permission tries to edit a list he gets access denied.
  10. Content Editor Web Parts, Standard Personal Views, and lists don’t work together, Or “Something Sandy discovered…”
  11. Rooms and Equipment Reservations: Consistency Check Web Part
  12. Building a SharePoint Solution Setup.exe

SharePoint 2010

  1. Short Overview of SharePoint Features in Visual Studio 2010
  2. The SharePoint 2010 Developer Platform: An Introduction for ASP.NET Solution Architects
  3. SharePoint Conference 2009 Recap – What’s Hot in SharePoint 2010
  4. SharePoint 2010 Top 10 Features and Resources
  5. Installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7
  6. SharePoint Conference 2009 Developer Hands On Labs (HOLs)
  7. Building a SharePoint 2010 Development machine
  8. SharePoint Conference 2009 – Wrapup
  9. The 12 factors to turn ASP.NET developers to SharePoint 2010
  10. Customizing the Backstage view and Ribbon UI in Office 2010
  11. SharePoint 2010: Sandboxed Solutions
  12. New Conditions and Actions for SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows
  13. Creating a Web Part for SharePoint by Using a Designer

Silverlight

  1. MVVM with Prism 101 – Part 5: View-Model
  2. Patterns-Based Silverlight Development Blog / Screencast Series Index
  3. Patterns-Based Silverlight Development – Part I – Getting Started
  4. Patterns-Based Silverlight Development – Part II – Repository and Validation
  5. Patterns-Based Silverlight Development – Part III – Pipeline Pattern
  6. Patterns-Based Silverlight Development – Part IV – Service Layer
  7. Blendable MVVM: WCF and Asynch Data Sources
  8. My new home page, revised [Updated collection of great Silverlight/WPF Data Visualization resources!]
  9. New Silverlight Tooling Support in Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2
  10. Inserting a Silverlight Navigation and Slideshow into Your Web Page
  11. Making an object re-usable as a User Control in Blend
  12. Using Data Binding to share data in Blend
  13. Using Resources to share styling in Blend
  14. Using Behaviors to get things moving in Blend
  15. Eclipse Tools For Silverlight Now Available
  16. Custom Sorting and Paging on data
  17. Bulleted List in Silverlight
  18. New Video Tutorial: How to Create a Custom Silverlight Slider
  19. MVVM Light Toolkit V3 Alpha 1
  20. Drag Drop on List box
  21. XAML Power Toys Released for Visual Studio 2010
  22. Create a Login Screen in Silverlight 3
  23. Create a Login Window in WPF
  24. Caliburn v1 RTW for WPF, Silverlight 2.0 and 3.0!
  25. Rich Internet Applications: An Architect’s perspective on Silverlight 3
  26. Getting in-depth with SketchFlow
  27. Default and Custom Cursors in Silverlight
  28. Ribbit for Silverlight (R4SL) – Deep Dive Event
  29. WPF and Silverlight namescopes and DataContext differences
  30. Random Moving Rotator
  31. Silverlight and SharePoint 2010
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Links (10/25/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on October 25, 2009

SharePoint 2007

  1. How do we do SharePoint development, including TFS integration?
  2. SharePoint: Preventing the Use of Edit in Datasheet
  3. Taming the Elusive “Calculated Column” – Referencing a Multiple Lines of Text Column With Append Text: Part 3
  4. Using a Control Adapter for Branding – Part 3
  5. SharePoint 2007 – Org Chart Web Part Options

SharePoint 2010

  1. SharePoint 2010 Expectations Meet Reality
  2. SharePoint 2010 Timer Jobs changes
  3. InfoPath 2010 is unveiled at the SharePoint Conference
  4. Overview of Business Connectivity Services
  5. SharePoint 2010: Getting Started with Development on SharePoint 2010: Hands on Labs in C# and Visual Basic
  6. NEW FEATURES: SharePoint 2010 a.k.a. SharePoint 14
  7. SharePoint and Records Management: Part 4 of 4

Silverlight

  1. Silverlight FireStarter (Part 1 of 9): Event Kick Off
  2. Silverlight FireStarter (Part 2 of 9): Keynote
  3. Silverlight FireStarter (Part 3 of 9): Key Silverlight Scenarios
  4. Silverlight FireStarter (Part 4 of 9): Expression 3 Overview
  5. Silverlight FireStarter (Part 5 of 9): Sketch Flow
  6. Silverlight FireStarter (Part 6 of 9): Toolkit & Controls
  7. Silverlight FireStarter (Part 7 of 9): RIA Services
  8. Silverlight FireStarter (Part 8 of 9): Building Silverlight UIs with XAML Power toys
  9. Silverlight FireStarter (Part 9 of 9): Q&A Panel
  10. Finally a Simple MVVM in Silverlight
  11. Fun with CollectionViews
  12. How To: Silverlight grid hierarchy load on demand using MVVM and RIA services
  13. Dynamically setting initialization parameters in Silverlight application
  14. Changing the Mouse Icon graphic in Blend
  15. 10 shortcuts worth discovering in Expression Blend 3
  16. Sistr – Free open source rich typography tool for Silverlight
  17. Magellan – is a lightweight framework that makes it easy to build WPF navigation applications
  18. XAML Tip: DataContext Comment
  19. Out-the-box controls in Blend
  20. Part 1: The Bootstrapper
  21. Part 2: The Shell
  22. Part 3: Regions
  23. Part 3b: View Injection and The Controller Pattern
  24. MVVM with Prism 101 – Part 4: Modules
  25. WPF samples now available at Code Gallery

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Links (10/22/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on October 22, 2009

SharePoint 2007

  1. 10 DIY SharePoint Web Parts #7
  2. SharePoint 2007 Faceted (Category) Search Web Parts
  3. Early look at LINQ to SharePoint
  4. End-To-End Solution – Custom Document Library and Completed Feature Activated
  5. How to Shrink a SharePoint Calendar View
  6. Free SharePoint WebPart – Simple, Generic Rollup WebPart

SharePoint 2010

  1. SharePoint 2010
  2. Putting the SharePoint in SharePoint Designer
  3. Part 1 – Improvements to the Core SharePoint Platform & How the Benefit SharePoint 2010 Web Content Management
  4. Part 2 – What’s Improved with SharePoint Server 2010 Web Content Management
  5. Part 3 – What’s New with SharePoint Server 2010 Web Content Management
  6. SharePoint 2010 What’s New – Ratings #SPC09
  7. #spc09 Notes: Sandboxed Solutions
  8. New Event Handlers in SharePoint 2010
  9. Web Content Management in SharePoint Server 2010
  10. SharePoint 2010: Getting Started With Client Object Model
  11. SharePoint 2010: Asynchronous Query Pattern for Client Object Model
  12. SharePoint 2010: A Developer’s Top 15 List
  13. The New Service Application Architecture in SharePoint Server 2010
  14. Building an Event Handler and Custom Error Page in SharePoint 2010
  15. Overview of Records Management in SharePoint Server 2010
  16. Ways and Locations to add a custom action to a Ribbon in SharePoint 2010 using Code.
  17. Upgrading custom developed solutions to SharePoint 2010
  18. Comparing SharePoint 2007 and 2010 Content Databases
  19. Announcing SharePoint 2010 and Visio Services
  20. SharePoint 2010 What’s New – Lookup Columns #SPC09
  21. An avalanche of SharePoint 2010 content dropped today…
  22. Highlights – new in SharePoint 2010 for Developers?
  23. SharePoint 2010: InfoPath Form Web Part
  24. SharePoint 2010 Developer Dashboard
  25. SharePoint 2010 Data View Web Part enhancements
  26. Managing Metadata in SharePoint 2010

Silverlight

  1. Creating Killer Animations in Code – Page 1
  2. Using Visual Studio 2010 for Silverlight development
  3. Silverlight (and WPF) Data Visualization classes unsealed [Silverlight Toolkit October 2009 release now available!]
  4. Creating buttons and using States in Blend
  5. Silverlight Quick Tip: How to get localized resources from RESX file in code behind
  6. The differences between Text Box and Text Block in Blend
  7. Silverlight Toolkit October 2009 Release
  8. Silverlight Hack of the Week – Auto Zoom
  9. Using the Stack Panel in Blend
  10. A Silverlight WidgetZone Control
  11. Patterns-Based Silverlight Development – Part I – Getting Started
  12. Patterns-Based Silverlight Development – Part II – Repository and Validation
  13. Patterns-Based Silverlight Development – Part III – Pipeline Pattern
  14. Adventures in MVVM – A Rails-Inspired ViewModel
  15. Microsoft Expression 3 – SketchFlow (Notes)
  16. Announcing Convexion – A New PowerPoint-to-Silverlight Add-in
  17. Silverlight Live Streaming service update
  18. Silverlight Toolkit adds DragDrop targets!
  19. Is Silverlight ready for the enterprise?
  20. Make your Silverlight 3 Applications Scream with GPU Acceleration
  21. Behaviours in Blend 3

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Links (10/18/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on October 18, 2009

SharePoint

  1. Introducing the SharePointWebPartHelper Class
  2. Introducing the SharePointSmtpHelper Class
  3. SimpleChart (Org Chart WebPart) For SharePoint V2 – Now With Active Directory
  4. How Reliable is Your SharePoint Implementation? Eight ideas to make a SharePoint-based intranet or KM system more reliable.
  5. SharePoint Conference Keynote to be Live Streamed
  6. Use the SystemAccount Property When Building SPUserToken Objects
  7. Taming the Elusive “Calculated Column” – Date and Time – Part 7
  8. WssOnVista: How we did it.
  9. How to hide “Site Collection Administrators” link from settings toolbar menu of Out-of-the-Box User.aspx page (_layouts/user.aspx).
  10. Preventing the Use of Edit in Datasheet
  11. Display the users IP Address in a Data View Web Part

Silverlight

  1. MVVM Light Toolkit on Codeplex
  2. Clean shutdown in Silverlight and WPF applications
  3. New Video Tutorial: How to Make a Silverlight Visual Tree Helper to help you find FrameworkElements in the Visual Tree
  4. Twirling smoke effect in Expression Design
  5. MVVM with Prism 101 – Part 1: The Bootstrapper
  6. MVVM with Prism 101 – Part 2: The Shell
  7. MVVM with Prism 101 – Part 3: Regions
  8. MVVM with Prism 101 – Part 3b: View Injection and the Controller Pattern
  9. Using the Grid element in Blend
  10. Silverlight data, image upload example code
  11. Open ComboBox by Mouse Over
  12. 3D Image Carousel
  13. Datagrid Activity Control
  14. Strip HTML Tags
  15. Vector Arrows
  16. Silverlight Digital Clock Demonstration
  17. Image Advance Carousel

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Links (10/15/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on October 15, 2009

SharePoint

  1. Relevance in SharePoint Search
  2. Assembly-Free jQuery in SharePoint Sites Using the SmartTools jQueryLoader
  3. A jQuery Library for SharePoint Web Services (WSS 3.0 and MOSS): Why and Why Now?
  4. Hiding field in SharePoint through JavaScript
  5. Taming the Elusive “Calculated Column” – Date and Time – Part 5
  6. Taming the Elusive “Calculated Column” – Date and Time – Part 6
  7. Updated SPLinkChecker on CodePlex
  8. Calculated Time Left Columns in SharePoint with jQuery
  9. Setting a default duration for new Calendar Events
  10. NEW features added to Microsoft Online Services (BPOS)
  11. Generating Documents from SharePoint Lists using Open XML Content Controls
  12. How to quickly troubleshoot MOSS 2007
  13. Impersonation options in SharePoint code
  14. Free Server Name WebPart – Which WFE Is Servicing a SharePoint Request
  15. SharePoint 2010 Browser and Server Changes
  16. Spigit: Another Example of How Sharepoint Is Becoming an Application Platform
  17. Migrating Data Into Existing SharePoint Lists using SharePoint Designer
  18. Aggregating content with the Content Query Web Part (CQWP)
  19. TDD Kata – By Example video
  20. Showing a List of Today’s Birthdays in SharePoint
  21. Engineering SharePoint
  22. Reformat URL from calculated column with decent clickable link text

Silverlight

  1. A bunch of Expression/Silverlight Links
  2. how to work with animations in Silverlight in the mvvm pattern
  3. MVVM for T****d Folks Like Me *or* MVVM and What it Means to Me
  4. Anatomy of an MVVM Application *or* How T***s Like Me Make MVVM Apps
  5. MVVM Light Toolkit V2
  6. CoreMVVM – now on Codeplex
  7. New Silverlight Video Tutorial: Visibility Binding – Data Binding an Object’s Visibility to a Boolean Property
  8. Using the Canvas element in Blend
  9. Passing Data from Child Window to Parent Window in Silverlight 3
  10. Starter Kits available for SketchFlow and Behaviors
  11. Expression Encoder: Which edition is right for you?
  12. Silverlight-powered HealthVault portal launched on MSN
  13. Adding Silverlight Video to Websites with Expression Web 3
  14. Silverlight 3’s New Client Networking Stack
  15. SilverBullet #12 – System.Windows.Browser.HttpUtility
  16. Adding easing and inertia to your animations in Blend
  17. Using the 3D tools to animate in Blend
  18. Silverlight + MVC = coolness
  19. Setting Focus of TextBox in Silverlight 3
  20. Silverlight – Easy Data Validation
  21. Using ReSharper with RIA Services
  22. Animating with Storyboards in Blend
  23. Saving images (.bmp, .png, etc) in WPF/Silverlight
  24. Book review: Essential Silverlight 3
  25. Open XAP files using Windows Explorer
  26. Incorporating Videos in a Website with Silverlight Streaming and Expression Encoder
  27. Expression Web SuperPreview

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Links (10/11/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on October 11, 2009

SharePoint

  1. Introducing the SharePointPublishingHelper Class
  2. Setting SharePoint Form Fields Using JavaScript
  3. Resources: LINQ to XML for SharePoint Lists Web Service
  4. Calculated Time Left columns in SharePoint with jQuery
  5. SharePoint: Adding a Toolbar to Custom List Views

Silverlight

  1. New Silverlight Video Tutorial: How to Create a Complete Sketchflow Prototype Application
  2. Custom Context Menu in Silverlight 3
  3. Silverlight QueryString using TryParse() method
  4. Silverlight – Opening and saving files
  5. A basic MVVM framework
  6. Silverlight 3 – Local Messaging Explained + Enhancement
  7. Silverlight 3: Slideshow
  8. Expression Encoder: Which edition is right for you?
  9. Using Blurs and Shadows in Blend
  10. NUnit and Silverlight

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Links (10/8/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on October 8, 2009

SharePoint

  1. SharePoint Knowledge Management – A Simplified Academic View – Part 1
  2. SharePoint Knowledge Management – A Simplified Academic View – Part 2
  3. SharePoint Knowledge Management – A Simplified Academic View – Part 3
  4. SharePoint Knowledge Management – A Simplified Academic View – Part 4
  5. SharePoint Knowledge Management – A Simplified Academic View – Part 5
  6. Importing Pages into MOSS 2007 from an Excel File
  7. Filtering a SharePoint Data View – Part 1
  8. Filtering a SharePoint Data View – Part 2
  9. Filtering a SharePoint Data View – Part 3
  10. Setting SharePoint Form Fields Using JavaScript
  11. New Book on Records Management Development – Really interested in this book.
  12. SharePoint 2007 ActiveX Controls List
  13. Migrating Lotus Notes applications to SharePoint 2007 – Part 3
  14. Get variables in a script from another list
  15. Add individual label for each choice in multichoice list
  16. Convert Singleline textfield to filtered lookup dropdown
  17. Accessing user profile information in WSS 3.0 with JavaScript
  18. Headings in list views
  19. Dynamic expand/collapse fields or array of fields
  20. SharePoint BDC: Quick & Dirty Jumpstart
  21. Crawling Large Lists in SharePoint 2007
  22. Updating SharePoint Profiles from ASP.NET Profile Data
  23. New CSS Tool for SharePoint Users at SharePointCanvas.com
  24. Passing Multiple Query String Variables Using SPD – Follow Up on Creating Parent / Child List Relationships
  25. SharePoint WCM – Breaking the Ice – Building User Controls
  26. SharePoint WCM – Breaking the Ice – Content Driven User Controls
  27. Search as you type for Links list

Silverlight

  1. Business Apps Example for Silverlight 3 RTM and .NET RIA Services July Update: Part 26: Authentication and Personalization
  2. Security Guidance for Writing and Deploying Silverlight Applications
  3. Silverlight 3 online and offline Docs updated
  4. Changing DatePicker in Silverlight to show current date
  5. What Do We Want in Silverlight Validation?
  6. Silverlight-3 FireStarter Recordings – Download NOW!
  7. Adventures while building a Silverlight Enterprise application part #24
  8. Adventures while building a Silverlight Enterprise application part #25
  9. Using gradients in Blend
  10. New Video Tutorial: How to make a Silverlight Glassy Button for Designers
  11. New Silverlight Video Tutorial: How to Create a Complete Sketchflow Prototype Application
  12. Video Tutorial: Creating a Custom Silverlight Button
  13. New Silverlight Video Tutorial: How to Create a Storyboard Helper Class
  14. New Silverlight Video Tutorial: Importing Photoshop Files into Expression Blend 3
  15. Silverlight 3: Slideshow
  16. Updated Silverlight getting started for beginners
  17. More On Caliburn & Silverlight’s SaveFileDialog
  18. Navigation for CoverFlow
  19. [Book review] Silverlight 3 Jumpstart

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Links (10/4/2009)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on October 4, 2009

SharePoint

  1. SharePoint Search: Improving the Relevancy of Search Results
  2. Editing SharePoint pages with IE8 driving you crazy with warning popups?
  3. How to export and reuse the Data View Web Part
  4. Creating a SharePoint List Parent / Child Relationship – Out of the Box
  5. Web Page Thumbnails in Your SharePoint Lists
  6. Enter Key Does Not Submit Search in MOSS 2007 from Firefox
  7. Developing an Employee Spotlight Web Part for SharePoint (Part 2 of 2)
  8. Extending Lookup Fields with “Add new item” option
  9. Mikey’s Favorite SharePoint Freebies!
  10. SharePoint’s Branding Limitations, Part 1
  11. SharePoint’s Branding Limitations, Part 2
  12. SharePoint’s Branding Limitations, Part 3
  13. SharePoint’s Branding Limitations, Part 4
  14. Make SharePoint 2007 Act Like SharePoint 2010, Updated
  15. InfoPath Forms submission to a SharePoint Library – Part 1
  16. InfoPath Forms submission to a SharePoint Library – Part 2
  17. Free SharePoint Organizational Chart WebPart – SimpleChart for SharePoint
  18. How we did it: Speeding up SharePoint.Microsoft.com
  19. Suppose We Don’t Dispose
  20. Hide Content Place Holder Programmatically
  21. SharePoint Standards – Indeed, Context is Important
  22. Custom Site Definition Alternative
  23. SharePoint and Records Management: Part 2 of 4
  24. “Web-Enabled” Projects and F5 Debugging with SharePoint
  25. Send to… Other Location feature, MOSS & Office clients
  26. SharePoint Best Practices – Context is Everything
  27. Sample Walkthrough of the DR.DADA Approach to SharePoint
  28. Creating mailing lists for SharePoint sites and blogs [No Code Required] – Part 2: Creating a custom subscription form
  29. Display Related items in Display Form Page
  30. Reduce Development Costs by platforming on SharePoint
  31. Troubleshooting Solution (.wsp) Deployment
  32. SharePoint – setting a default duration for new Calender Events

Silverlight

  1. Highlights & Events: Silverlight Solves a Lot of Problems
  2. Choosing a Data Access Layer for Silverlight 3
  3. Silverlight Spy 3 – great runtime inspector tool for Silverlight
  4. A “Default Command” for Silverlight
  5. Starter Kits available for SketchFlow and Behaviors
  6. New Silverlight Training Offered on MSDEV
  7. Creating a Skinnable Custom Control in Silverlight 3 – Part I
  8. SilverBullet #11 – SyndicationFeed
  9. Making HTTP Post with Silverlight a little easier
  10. Drill Down Charts with the Silverlight Toolkit
  11. Behaviors vs Subclassing in Silverlight
  12. Helpful extension methods for Show / Hide animations in Silverlight
  13. DataTemplateSelector in Silverlight
  14. Silverlight TagCloud Now on CodePlex
  15. Niagara’s Validation DSL – First Pass
  16. Learn Expression Blend in a Month!
  17. What is Silverlight and Expression Blend
  18. Setting up your work space in Blend
  19. Importing artwork from other tools into Blend
  20. My Favorite Silverlight Extensions APIs – Part 1
  21. Tool Shed Tooltip #27 – Expression Blend 3 – Behaviors published
  22. How Silverlight 3 Validation Works
  23. Silverlight Screencast – How to create a Resource Dictionary
  24. Silverlight 3 Custom Sorting with Paging Support
  25. Silverlight (3) ComboBox binding made easy.
  26. Silverlight 3 and Flash: iPhone Dragging Effect
  27. Silverlike.net – A Free Silverlight Controls Directory
  28. Image pre-fetch using Silverlight

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