SharePoint 2013 SettingUp A Clean And Recoverable Development …

My own way of setting-up a SharePoint 2013 development virtual machine wherein I wanted to have it clean and recoverable anytime just in case I made a mess … www.codeproject.com/…/SharePoint-2013-Setting-Up-A-Clea…

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Using Microsoft Word to Create Reports For LightSwitch (or Silverlight)

LightSwitch has a really nice feature on data grids that allow you to export them to Excel if running out of browser (full trust). This gives you a basic way of getting data out of the system to create reports or do further analysis on the data using Excel. However, in business applications you typically want to provide some client-side reporting that also formats the data in a certain way so it can be printed easily.

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Setting up a Local Mail Server for a SharePoint Virtual Machine on Server 2008

The only way to do software development for SharePoint is really a Virtual Machine.

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Integrate Outlook Appointments with SharePoint 2010 Calendar Lists using Data Services

The other day a good friend of mine asked me if it was possible to send appointments created in Outlook into a SharePoint calendar list. It’s easy enough to grab this data from Outlook by building an add-in with Visual Studio, but what also turned out to be really easy was sending this information to SharePoint using its built-in WCF data services, also known as OData.

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Integrate Outlook Appointments with SharePoint 2010 Calendar Lists using Data Services

BCS Solutions in Outlook

If you’ve read Brad Stevenson’s post Types of Solutions then you’re already familiar with the three types of BCS solutions: Simple Out-Of-Box Solutions Intermediate Declarative Solutions Advanced Code-Based Solutions This post will discuss the different types of BCS solutions possible in Outlook 2010. Simple solutions can be created using out-of-box capabilities, by simply clicking the “Connect to Outlook” button in the ribbon of a SharePoint External List

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Fixing Compile and Run Time Errors after Retargeting VSTO Projects to the .NET Framework 4 (McLean Schofield)

Now that Visual Studio 2010 is released, some of you might be itching to upgrade your existing VSTO projects so that you can take advantage of the new features in the .NET Framework 4 that improve the Office development experience . Or, you might have already started using Visual Studio 2010 to develop a VSTO project targets the .NET Framework 3.5, and now you want to switch over to the .NET Framework 4

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Visual Studio 2010 RTM! New Resources, Samples, Videos, + more

Whooo hooooo! It’s been ~2 years in the making but Visual Studio 2010 has been released ! This is my first full product cycle since I started Microsoft and oh what a ride! I’ve been watching live interviews from the Vegas launch event all day on Channel 9 . I’m really pumped about all the awesome resources that we’ve put together for you for launch and I’m looking forward to continuing to share my knowledge on how to build awesome business applications with Visual Studio 2010.

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Power Tip: Become an early Business Intelligence adopter or fall behind

Today’s guest blogger is Access MVP Garry Robinson, who offers the Smart Access collection of articles at http://www.vb123.com/kb . Excel 2010 is coming and your boss and peers might soon start asking questions about Business Intelligence and Data Mining. This leaves the Access professional looking a little behind the times unless you adapt to this new area.

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Building Document Generation Systems from Templates with Word 2010 and Word 2007

Document generation systems are one of the most compelling uses of Open XML WordprocessingML. This article contains guidance for this scenario and links to MSDN articles and blog posts.

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Extending the Outlook Social Connector

I am one of those persons who has 25 apps running at the same time.

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