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Archive for 2008

Recently the GM of Visual Studio announced and demonstrated what are the features and tools that will be included in Visual Studio 2010 for sharepoint. It was clear that Microsoft is reducind dev effort for sharepoint projects at an random pace. Here is the brief summary of the tools that will be included in Visual Studio 2010 Server Explorer for SharePoint viewing Lists and other artifacts in SharePoint directly inside of Visual Studio Windows SharePoint Services Project (WSP file) Import to create a new solution Added a new web part project item and showed the Visual web part designer which loads a user control as a web part for SharePoint Showed adding an event Read more [...]


Hats off to cool  google applications... Once again google has created a cool application which allows gmail users to have a audio and video voice chat by using GMAIL user interface You can download the plugin from the below URL http://mail.google.com/videochat Enjoy Surfing :) Read more [...]

Migration is a common requirement for all the projects. Recently I had been asked to create a TOOL for migration of wiki articles from different site collection level. The best way of creating a tool is by providing a UI. All wiki’s which are created resides in a wiki library. Microsoft has defined a set of Basic List Templates for document libraries, custom list, picture library etc. I will be talking here about the basic list template associated with wiki library. There are almost 38 different kinds of basic list templates.   The entire wiki document library is associated to WebPageLibrary list template. You can download the tool from the below link http://www.esnips.com/doc/fb8894cb-26c7-47dd-bb8e-13bea75c991b/WikiMigrationTool How Read more [...]

Iterating UserProfiles in Shared Service Provider (SSP) This article deals with retrieving user profiles of all the user that exists in shared service provider. There may be many scenarios where you need to iterate through all the userprofiles that exist in ssp. There is no such method available out of the box in MOSS where you can get list of user in Shared Service Provider. In order to iterate each profile in shared service provider we need to use Ienumerators I had a scenario where I need to activate features on all the mysites that exist. In order to activate feature on individuals mysite, I first need to check whether the user has a mysite and then activate the feature. When you are trying Read more [...]