Building HTML5 Applications: Adding HTML5 Drag and Drop to SharePoint Lists
SharePoint doesn't have any built-in HTML5 goodness, but don't let that stop you. Andrey Markeev demonstrates how easy it is to add HTML5 drag-and-drop support to SharePoint—and why that's just the beginning.
The LS application is used to interface to a SharePoint list (used as the dataset) to provide timestamp and delay code inputs to the SharePoint list.
Session State in SharePoint 2010
The title of this article is a misnomer, but I still picked this title because it is indeed the problem we are trying to solve. The problem is session state, especially in-process session state, is just evil. It makes your application less predictable, less reliable, less scalable, and locks you out of possibilities such as Windows Azure.
SharePoint Applied: The MasterPage Story in SharePoint 2010
MasterPages are SO much better in SharePoint 2010 that only in rare cases should you should make a page that isn’t based on one. Sahil explains why.
Using SPMetal to generate Linq to SharePoint classes
Facebook Webpart for SharePoint
In this two series article, we will show how to create Facebook webparts. In this first part, we will develop the ShowWall webpart, that will enable you to fetch walls/posts made by a user on your own SharePoint portal. In the second part, we will develop the webpart for posting updates to Facebook.
Book Review: Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Unleashed
The book also covers topics I have not seen covered elsewhere.
Pros include covering a wide variety of topics and they provide a lot of very helpful lists. Especially when comparing SharePoint 2010 Foundation, SharePoint 2010 Standard, and SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. The lists are one of my favorite features of the book. They include List of SharePoint 2010 Service Applications, Supported Direct In-Place Upgrade Targets for Various SharePoint Versions, The Advantages and Disadvantages of Search Federation in SharePoint 2010, Comparison of Legacy Versus RBS, SharePoint Server Role Resource Guidelines, Small Virtual SharePoint Environment Deployment Specifications, Comparison of Tools Available from the Home Page of the Central Administration, Site Collection Administration Tools in SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 Standard and Enterprise, Library and List Options in SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 Standard and Enterprise, Web Parts Available in SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010, Document Library Settings Tools for Document Libraries, and Guidelines for Using Versioning, Page Approval Workflows, Content Approval, and Scheduling in Document Libraries.
Extending the SharePoint Environment
Business Connectivity Services: Managing Employee Rewards with Office and SharePoint BCS
When Microsoft designed a new employee rewards management platform, they turned to Business Connectivity Services (BCS), a feature of Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010, to edit employee information directly in Excel. We'll show you how they did it.
The 12-Step Recovery Program from a SharePoint Error
Hello, my name is Sahil, and I am a worsening SharePointoholic. SharePoint is built on ASP.NET 2.0 - pretty much like human beings are made up of carbon and water. There is a lot in SharePoint that isn’t in ASP.NET. Not only is SharePoint a complex ASP.NET 2.0 application, it also has numerous concepts for things such as profiles, role providers, authorization etc., that are different from ASP.NET.
SharePoint Applied: Enterprise Content Types
This article is excerpted from Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Building Solutions for SharePoint 2010 by Sahil Malik, published by APress, copyright 2010 and is printed with the publisher’s permission.