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SharePoint 2010 Development Training Resources


25 May, 2010

Links to some very good training resources for developers of SharePoint 2010:   SharePoint 2010 Reference: Software Development Kit Contains a huge amount of product documentation and examples. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f0c9daf3-4c54-45ed-9bde-7b4d83a8f26f&displaylang=en   SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Kit Another download of a huge amount of resources covering the entire platform. Contains videos, presentations and demos. http://www.

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Working safely with SharePoint client scripts


22 May, 2010

SharePoint 2010 uses a lot of client side scripts and have now many ways of making sure that this is executed without errors and hang-ups. The method ExecuteOrDelayuntilScriptLoaded makes sure that calls to a library is not executed until said library is loaded. Example: 1: ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(showModal, 2: "sp.

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Tip: Debugging JavaScript using Visual Studio


22 May, 2010

Short tip. How to enable breakpoints and step-through debugging using IE and Visual Studio. I find this very useful for debugging those pesky long SharePoint client script files. You need to first enable script debugging in your browser (list quoted from MSDN): In Internet Explorer, click the Tools menu and choose Internet Options. Click the Advanced tab. Under the Browsing category, clear the Disable Script Debugging checkbox Then add the reserved keyword debugger.

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Automating SharePoint Deployments


10 May, 2010

Today I compiled a SharePoint 2010 version of the SPDocGen SharePoint Documentation Generator and am very happy to get farm configuration documentation done automatically. Later on, I also automated my SharePoint installation using the PowerShell based scripted installer AutoSPInstaller which also had the added benefit of supporting offline prerequisite install mode.

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