My SharePoint 2010 Development Environment Setup

There are a lot of different possibilities like installing SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7, installing SharePoint, SQL Server and Active Directory on one or different Windows 2008 servers. I use the following setup since almost 6 years and that worked best for me. Virtualization I suggest virtualizing your environment

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My SharePoint 2010 Development Environment Setup

Customize Outlook Ribbon and command bars in a single add-in

Despite what some promulgate as software development best practices, I like to start my projects by sketching what I envision. I don’t conduct interviews.

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Customize Outlook Ribbon and command bars in a single add-in

Leveraging Windows Azure WCF Services to Connect BCS with SharePoint Online

Introduction You might have read an earlier post of mine where I discussed the new Business Connectivity Services (BCS) functionality in SharePoint Online (SP-O) and walked through how you can leverage jQuery and JavaScript to interact with an external list in SharePoint Online. This blog post assumed that you had created an external list in the first place and provided you with some code snippets to create a view of an external list. Since that time, a great post from Christian Glessner popped up that shows you how you can walk through creating an external list using SQL Azure.

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Leveraging Windows Azure WCF Services to Connect BCS with SharePoint Online

Processing Documents in Bulk Using SharePoint 2010 and Open XML 2.0

Learn to use the Open XML SDK 2.0 to generate specific documents, SharePoint 2010 to store those documents, Word Automation Services to convert them to XPS files to print, and .NET Framework code to send them to the printer.

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Processing Documents in Bulk Using SharePoint 2010 and Open XML 2.0

Sample: Processing Documents in Bulk Using SharePoint 2010 and Open XML 2.0

Explore code that uses the Open XML SDK 2.0, SharePoint 2010, Word Automation Services, and .NET Framework code to process documents in bulk.

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Sample: Processing Documents in Bulk Using SharePoint 2010 and Open XML 2.0

Visual Studio Code Metrics PowerTool 10.0

Command line utility to calculate code metrics for your .NET code.

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Visual Studio Code Metrics PowerTool 10.0

Video: Accessing SharePoint Data with the .NET Client Object Model

Watch this visual how-to video and learn to use the SharePoint 2010 managed client object model to read and write data in SharePoint sites from Microsoft .NET Framework–based applications.

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Video: Accessing SharePoint Data with the .NET Client Object Model

Sample: Retargeting a Word 2007 Add-In that uses Smart Tags from .NET 3.5 to .NET 4.0

Explore the code in this visual how-to article as you learn to change the target version from .NET Framework 3.5 to .NET Framework 4.

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Sample: Retargeting a Word 2007 Add-In that uses Smart Tags from .NET 3.5 to .NET 4.0

Video: Retargeting a Word 2007 Add-In that uses Smart Tags from .NET 3.5 to .NET 4.0

Watch this visual how-to video as you learn to change the target version from .NET Framework 3.5 to .NET Framework 4.

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Video: Retargeting a Word 2007 Add-In that uses Smart Tags from .NET 3.5 to .NET 4.0

Sample: Deploying an Office 2007 .NET 3.5 project and an Office 2010 NET 4.0 Project

Explore the code in this visual how-to article as you learn to build solutions that target both .NET Framework 3.5 and .NET Framework 4.

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