SharePoint 2010 Beta Installation Roundup

Many bloggers are posting their SharePoint 2010 Beta installation experiences, and I have collected all the posts that I could find for my reference as I setup my SharePoint 2010 development rig :  Jie Li’s SharePoint 2010 Pre-Requisites Download Links and  Installation Notice for SharePoint 2010 Public Beta Eric Kraus’ Automated SharePoint 2010 Install with PowerShell Tom Resing’s A SharePoint 2010 Install Experience George Khalil’s Installing SharePoint 2010 Beta on a Windows 2008 R2 Server Alpesh Nakar’s SharePoint 2010 Installation UK SharePoint Team blog’s Installing SharePoint 2010 beta 2 on a single machine Sahil Malik’s SharePoint 2010 Development Environment – Practical Tips Dave McMahon’s SharePoint 2010 – A First Install using Local Accounts SharePoint Team Blog’s Path to User Profile Synchronization success in SharePoint 2010 Beta Geoff Varosky’s SharePoint 2010 Beta 2 Installation and Configuration Visual Tour Travis Nielson’s SP2010: Fixing User Profile Application Service Connection Error René Hézser’s Installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7 Anthony Grace’s Install SharePoint 2010 on Windows 2008 Kylie Richardson’s Installing Office Web Apps in a Standalone SharePoint 2010 environment Àlex Peláez’s Installing SharePoint 2010 Beta 2 If you are still deciding between Windows Server or Windows 7, then make sure you read OS Environment Comparison for SharePoint Server 2010 Beta Evaluation . Also don’t forget to read the Installation notice for the SharePoint Server Public Beta on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft Windows 7 from the MS SharePoint Team Blog and SharePoint 2010 Beta Release Known Issues . I’ll also point out all the Microsoft links as well: TechNet’s Installation and Deployment Resource Center for SharePoint Server 2010 (Beta) MSDN’s Setting Up the Development Environment for SharePoint Server TechNet Links Deploy a single server with a built-in database Deploy a single server with SQL server Quick start: Deploy single server in an isolated Hyper-V environment Please comment below if you have know of another Installation walkthrough that I might have missed

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VBA in Office 2010 Articles Live!

We have published some new content about VBA in Office 2010: Getting Started with VBA in Office 2010 Getting Started with VBA in Excel 2010 Getting Started with VBA in Outlook 2010 Getting Started with VBA in PowerPoint 2010 We have an additional article, “Getting Started with VBA in Word 2010” that will be following closely on the heels of these four. Announcing this content is a logical follow-on to the message I delivered a little while ago ( Why VBA Still Makes Sense ).

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VBA in Office 2010 Articles Live!

Publish to SharePoint (part 1)

Today’s guest writer is Ric Lewis—the PM in charge of publishing to SharePoint. A common question in the Access community is “how do I get my app on the web?” Here is the most recent example : My wife and I have just started our own Recruitment business and I started an Access DB to basically be a contact manager and to track our jobs, candidates, clients and placements we make. I got to a certain point and realized I was out of my depth, so I enlisted the help of an Access Developer to finish it off.

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Developing a provider for the Outlook Social Connector

I’m happy to announce that a new member has joined the Outlook platform family. The new arrival has a long and formal name known as Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider Extensibility, but the name shouldn’t stop you from getting acquainted with this exciting new extensibility feature for Outlook 2010! What is an Outlook Social Connector (OSC) provider

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Access Services overview and install information

Recently on The Access Show Ryan and I introduced Access Services and created a donations application that ran in the browser. I thought it would be helpful to provide some background to the vision and direction.

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Access Services overview and install information

Channel 9 Interview: SharePoint Feature and Package Designers in Visual Studio 2010

In this interview I sit down with Lily Ma, a Program Manager on the Visual Studio Team building tools for SharePoint development. Lily shows off the new SharePoint feature and package designers in Visual Studio 2010 and how they make packaging up and deploying your SharePoint customizations easy. As she dives deeper into the tools, she also demonstrates the flexibility and control you have in specifying what features go in what packages across projects in your solution as well as how to modify the manifests to meet a variety of developer needs.

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office and sharepoint 2010 at pdc 2009

It’s been long awaited, but Office and SharePoint 2010 Beta 2 was finally announced today at the PDC keynote. What was announced was the general, public availability of Office and SharePoint so anybody can go and download the bits and get started—for MSDN subscribers the bits were released on Monday.

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Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 PDC Keynote in Depth

Kurt starts today’s discussion with a quick conversation on the Business Productivity Infrastructure. If you know the Office and SharePoint environment well, this is probably something you’ve seen us discuss before. It was at PDC08 when we announced that we will be releasing Office Web Applications that provide a high-fidelity & consistent experience for users who want to access and modify Office content in a browser, mobile device or the rich client

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Add color formatting to columns in Combo Boxes and List Boxes

Today's guest blogger is Pavlo Pedan of ARGO Business Corp. He has 15 years of experience with Access and has a great site of tips  at http://sites.google.com/site/msaccesscode/ . As we all know, a List Box control has a Fore Color property.

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Channel 9 Interview: Overview of SharePoint Development in Visual Studio 2010

In this interview I catch up with Mike Morton, a Senior Program Manager on the Visual Studio team developing tools for SharePoint development. Mike gives us a great introduction and overview of these tools from the Visual Studio Developer perspective. Mike shows us how easy it is to build, package, deploy and debug SharePoint 2010 customizations by walking through a site workflow, event receiver, visual web part, the feature and package designers as well as other goodies.

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