Easily Adding SafeControls in SharePoint 2010 with Visual Studio 2010

Many SharePoint developers know that deploying your SharePoint customization to a SharePoint server often requires you to tinker the web.config of the sites where you’d like to see the customization in action. You can do these web.config modifications manually (not advisable), or automate them with the help of the SPWebConfigModification class from the Object Model. But quite often it’s not even necessary to use that class; when you deploy your customizations with the help of a Solution (.WSP file), like you should, the Solution deployment mechanism can modify the Web.Config to apply the most commonly used changes

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Easily Adding SafeControls in SharePoint 2010 with Visual Studio 2010

Excel Services Getting Started – Pt2 UDFs

This continues my previous checklist on getting started with Excel Services. Here, I’ll append a walkthrough for creating, deploying and updating User-Defined Function assemblies with Excel Services. 4

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Excel Services Getting Started – Pt2 UDFs

Excel Services Getting Started – Pt2 UDFs

This continues my previous checklist on getting started with Excel Services. Here, I’ll append a walkthrough for creating, deploying and updating User-Defined Function assemblies with Excel Services. 4.

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Excel Services Getting Started – Pt2 UDFs

Excel Services Setup and Getting Started

As part of an internal prototype I was working on recently, I had to set up a machine for Excel Services – and do this repeatedly as my prototype messed up the installation in various ways. I found lots of MSDN documentation that covered all aspects of setting up the base server OS, setting up MOSS, and configuring MOSS for Excel Services in a multitude of possible configurations – but what I wanted was a nice concise checklist so that I could reliably setup an E/S box whenever I needed to. I couldn’t find one, so I’ve created my own.

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Excel Services Setup and Getting Started

SharePoint SP2 take 2

After the false start yesterday when the publishing review process obviously failed, we can now all see the post that some of the people who have nothing better to do than sit and watch RSS feeds had picked up ;-) http://blogs.technet.com/office_sustained_engineering/archive/2009/04/16/service-pack-2-for-the-2007-microsoft-office-system-due-to-ship-april-28th.aspx For the SharePoint fans, the key bits are: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP2 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server SP2 include fixes and enhancements designed to improve performance, availability, and stability in your server farms. SP2 provides the groundwork for future major releases of SharePoint Products and Technologies

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SharePoint SP2 take 2