Saturday, September 16, 2006

Building an ASP.NET 2.0 Web Part for Deployment to WSS V3.0 and MOSS 2007 - Part 1

The next version of SharePoint supports both the ASP.NET 2.0 web part framework and the standard SharePoint web part framework. Sometimes this can be confusing for the developers understanding the difference between the two frameworks and when to use what. I have explained both the frameworks and their differences in my previous article on Building Web Parts for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (ASP.NET 2.0 / WSS V3.0)

In this article, you will be looking at how to create an ASP.NET 2.0 web part using Visual Studio 2005 and C# language. You will create a simple ASP.NET 2.0 web part that will display the logged in user's name. You will learn how to upload the web part to the web part gallery and, finally, to add the ASP.NET 2.0 web part to the Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) V3.0 site page.

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Thursday, September 14, 2006

Installing Beta 2 Technical Refresh (B2TR) – What you need to know before you double click update.exe.

When B2TR is released you’ll notice that the installation source looks slightly different to what you got with B2 – that’s because it’s going to be released as a patch in exactly the same way a service pack or hotfix would be. You might be wondering why we’re doing it this way. Well, we have to test the new Office patching code and B2TR is the best way to do it! It gives us a chance to fine tune the process so that any future 2007 Office system patches work the way we intended and hopefully make your lives a little easier.

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Saturday, September 02, 2006

"The following URL is no valid" error with InfoPath 2007 and MOSS 2007

I was getting “The following URL is no valid" error when I try to publish the InfoPath form to the MOSS 2007 (beta 2) site. Following post show how to fix this problem