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Links (5/13/2010)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on May 13, 2010


  1. Using custom OpenDocuments control to open custom file types in SharePoint
  2. Download SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Kit
  3. Consuming External Data Using SharePoint Server 2010 Business Connectivity Services and Excel 2010 Add-ins
  4. Create a Rating Control using Picture Buttons
  5. SharePoint 2010 Search New Query Syntax
  6. Things you should know when you are planning deploying office web applications with SharePoint 2010
  7. Getting Started with SharePoint 2010 Development
  8. Deprecated SharePoint APIs
  9. Support answers on sandboxed solutions in SharePoint 2010
  10. MOSS 2007 : Get Last Accessed date for a site
  11. SharePoint 2010 Developer Virtual Labs Online
  12. SharePoint 2010 Branding: Use Caution When Branding the Search Box
  13. ***NOW AVAILABLE*** Create your own SharePoint Server 2010 RTM Virtual Machine – The Complete Guide
  14. Adding list item to List using web service
  15. Handling unknown properties during a Web Part upgrade
  16. How Your Client Application can know when your SharePoint 2010 Farm is Busy
  17. Walkthrough of enabling CRUD for SharePoint 2010 external lists using Visual Studio 2010
  18. Inconvenient creating list instances using Feature Receivers
  19. Timer job changes and additions in SharePoint 2010
  20. Download document from SharePoint library using web service
  21. Download all documents recursively from document library using web service
  22. Upload document to document library using web service
  23. SharePoint 2010 – Where’d “My Links” Go?
  24. SharePoint 2010 Themes and Resources for Upgrading a Custom Master Page
  25. SharePoint 2010 BDC Model Deployment Issue: “The default web application could not be determined.”
  26. SharePoint: Interactive Charts Using Google Visualization API
  27. SharePoint List Data Connections in InfoPath 2010
  28. Content Query Web Part and the Yes/No Field
  29. IE6 Hack for Making Rounded Web Part Titles
  30. ***NOW AVAILABLE*** MSDN: Creating Custom SharePoint Server 2010 Field Types and Field Controls with Silverlight 3
  31. Cool Forms! Feature Status
  32. Inconvenient Silverlight Object Model vs. anonymous users
  33. LINQ to SharePoint and Document Sets
  34. Unable to Open PDF Directly from SharePoint 2010
  35. What’s New in SharePoint 2010 for Developers
  36. Web Analytics in SharePoint 2010: Insights into Reports and Metrics
  37. Content Organizer in SharePoint 2010
  38. A Beginner’s Guide to SharePoint Vocabulary: Part 5
  39. Web Analytics in SharePoint 2010: Insights into Reports and Metrics
  40. A site map index for a SharePoint list and folders
  41. How to create Custom ListForm WebPart
  42. Tips for building SharePoint 2010 base VM images


  1. New Silverlight Video Tutorial: How to Create a ToolTip with a Delay
  2. Integrating HTML into Silverlight Applications
  3. Using Silverlight Grid Control
  4. New Silverlight 4 Themes available–get the raw bits
  5. New Silverlight Video Tutorial: How to Create a Silverlight Paging System to Load new Pages
  6. Silverlight Tip of the Day #18 – Elastic Scrolling
  7. Silverlight Unit Test Framework: New version in the April 2010 Silverlight Toolkit
  8. Exposing SOAP, OData, and JSON Endpoints for RIA Services (Silverlight TV 26)
  9. OData – The easiest service I can create
  10. OData – The easiest service I can create: now with updates
  11. Importing an Excel File into a Silverlight DataGrid in XML Format
  12. Silverlight Tips of the Day Update
  13. Silverlight Tip of the Day #9 – Obtaining Your clients IP Address
  14. Flying objects against you
  15. MVVM Coding by Convention (Convention over Configuration)
  16. Making controls in a Silverlight/WPF User Control private
  17. New Silverlight Video Tutorial: How to Create a Silverlight Paging System to Load new Pages
  18. Binding to Silverlight ComboBox and Using SelectedValue, SelectedValuePath and DisplayMemberPath
  19. Flipping panels
  20. Simple workarounds for a visual problem when toggling a ContextMenu MenuItem’s IsEnabled property directly
  21. How-to Q&A: Can I Store History Information Locally for a Sandboxed Silverlight App?
  22. How-to Q&A: Is There an Easy Way to Create Value Converters in Silverlight?
  23. Digitally Signing a XAP Silverlight
  24. Silverlight XAP Signing Certificate promotion from Thawte
  25. Silverlight View Model Style: An (Overly) Simplified Explanation
  26. Silverlight Test Driven Development – Part II
  27. Printing in Silverlight: Printing Charts and Auto Scaling
  28. Project Turing: Beginning RIA Services
  29. Project Turing: Multiple Tables & RIA Services
  30. Securing Your Silverlight Applications
  31. Common Navigation UI and Authorization-driven Sitemaps
  32. Silverlight Spy: A must have tool for any Silverlight Developer – great tool
  33. Cool Silverlight Transitions
  34. Quick and easy scalable rounded bevels
  35. No More Boxes! Exploring the PathListBox (Silverlight TV #25)
  36. Doing LOB apps in Silverlight? Wondering how to help your IT guys get SilverLight 4 deployed to your users? “SilverLight Deployment Guide v4” – 34 Pages to make you a hero to your IT (well… at least not hated… 😉
  37. Text Trimming in Silverlight 4
  38. Microsoft Silverlight Analytics Framework with Google Analytics
  39. MVVM, Data Channel, MEF, WCF RIA Services and ViewModel Locator – Silverlight 4.0
  40. MVVM – It’s Not Kool-Aid*
  41. A DotNetNuke Silverlight 4 Drag and Drop File Manager
  42. Launching a URL from an OOB Silverlight Application
  43. Silverlight for Everyone!!
  44. Silverlight Authorization Sample
  45. Programmatic Clipboard Access in Silverlight 4
  46. String Format Extension in XAML Binding in Silverlight 4


  1. Windows Azure ASP.NET MVC 2 Role with Silverlight
  2. SQL Azure vs. SQL Server
  3. What is the Azure AppFabric?
  4. Using the .NET Framework 4.0 with the Azure AppFabric SDK
  5. Release the hounds – Multicasting with Azure AppFabric
  6. Dev Connections Azure Tutorial
  7. Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 5/3/2010+
  8. Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 5/12/2010+
  9. Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 5/13/2010+
  10. SQL Azure Quick Links

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Links (5/2/2010)

Posted by Steve Pietrek on May 2, 2010


  1. Working with SharePoint’s Discussion Lists Programmatically – Part 1
  2. Silverlight and SharePoint
  3. Silverlight Client Object Model – Samples and Examples in SharePoint 2010
  4. Inconvenient Content Query Web Part slots
  5. SharePoint: Filter a Calendar View Based on User Profile Property
  6. SharePoint Document Migration Challenges When Migrating Files and Folders
  7. SharePoint 2010 CSS – Dialog Boxes
  8. You created a Content Type and it doesn’t inherit columns from the parent Content Type (Publishing Tip #1)
  9. Inconvenient good page title with SharePoint Server Web Content Management (revisited)
  10. Tips for doing SharePoint demos on virtual machines
  11. Debugging Sandboxed Code in InfoPath 2010 Forms
  12. SharePoint Calculator Service Part 4 – New Service Application UI
  13. SharePoint Calculator Service Part 5 – Service Application PowerShell
  14. Registering EventHandlers against ContentTypes
  15. Error occurred in deployment step – moving a workflow project to a new SharePoint 2010 machine
  16. Creating a SharePoint Application Page for Anonymous Access
  17. How To Hide Ribbon From Users Without Edit Page Privilege
  18. How SharePoint integrates with the ASP.NET Infrastructure
  19. SharePoint – The Most Important Feature
  20. The relative effort of SharePoint 2010 vs. 2007


  1. New Silverlight Video Tutorial: How to Save an Image in Your Silverlight Applications
  2. Creating a simple layout panel in Silverlight
  3. Application Partitioning with MEF, Silverlight and Windows Azure – Part II
  4. Creating custom Silverlight buttons with Images Gradients and Transitions
  5. Sesame update du jour: SL 4, OOB, Azure, and proxy support
  6. Consuming REST/POX services in Silverlight 4
  7. Consuming REST/JSON services in Silverlight 4
  8. SL Timeline control for SharePoint
  9. OData Explorer updated to SL4 RTM
  10. Debugging Silverlight 4 Out of Browser Application
  11. Silverlight and WCF caching
  12. Silverlight 4 clipboard access with the Elevated permission on
  13. Updates to Silverlight Multi-binding support
  14. Silverlight Simplified MVVM Modal Popup
  15. Introducing the Model Thread View Thread Pattern
  16. Silverlight Out of Browser (OOB) Versions, Images, and Isolated Storage
  17. How to center and scale Silverlight applications using ViewBox control
  18. Silverlight Center And Scale Behavior
  19. New Silverlight Video Tutorial: How to Make a Slide In/Out Navigation Bar – All in Blend


  1. Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 4/27/2010+
  2. Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 4/29/2010+
  3. Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 4/30/2010+
  4. Windows Azure and Cloud Computing Posts for 5/1/2010+
  5. Clarification on the last drop of Windows Azure Architecture Guide
  6. Continuation Tokens in Windows Azure Tables – Back and Previous paging
  7. How does Microsoft Secure it Cloud Infrastructure?
  8. Real World Windows Azure: Interview with Shane Leonard, Senior Director at Givedon
  9. Miami 311: Built on Windows Azure
  10. @ Home With Windows Azure
  11. Basic Azure Diagnostics
  12. Windows Azure Guidance – Failure recovery and data consistency – Part II

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