Ted Pattison shows how to use a new STSDEV utility to set up and deploy SharePoint development projects in Visual Studio in an easy and repeatable manner.
MSDN Magazine March 2008
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Custom field types provide a powerful way to define a reusable SharePoint column definitions.
MSDN Magazine May 2009
Learn how to enable an auditing solution for Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 with customized control pages in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007.
MSDN Magazine September 2008
Here's a custom branding solution for SharePoint sites that integrates Master Pages and CSS files at the level of the site collection.
MSDN Magazine July 2008
This month Ted Pattison presents an overview of programming security and permissions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.
MSDN Magazine February 2008
Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 provides a new and improved infrastructure for handling server-side events. In this installment of Office Space, we look at techniques for hooking up Before Events and After Events using both Features and code.
MSDN Magazine November 2007
WSS 3.0 introduces a new deployment mechanism that lets you move your development efforts into a staging or production environment.
MSDN Magazine August 2007
MSDN Magazine May 2007
SharePoint 2010 introduces a number of new ways to access business data and present it to the user. We'll show you several options that range from no-code solutions to fully integrated Office add-ins.
Donovan Follette , Paul Stubbs
MSDN Magazine July 2010
Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 include a new set of components called Application Services. These put a rich set of tools in a developer's bag for Office automation. We'll show you how to use Office OpenXML, Word Automation Services and SharePoint to build a simple application that merges separate status reports into a single document.
Manvir Singh, Ankush Bhatia
This article provides a first look at tools in Visual Studio 2010 designed to support development and deployment of SharePoint 2010 solutions. The article provides an example of designing and deploying a visual Web part.
MSDN Magazine October 2009
To introduce you to VSTO Power Tools Office interop API extensions, we'll walk through the development of an application that automates Outlook, Excel, and Word.
Andrew Whitechapel, Phillip Hoff, and Vladimir Morozov
MSDN Magazine December 2008
See how to build a document-level Visual Studio Tools for Office customization and integrate it with a content type in SharePoint.
MSDN Magazine May 2008
See how to use Word to capture a VBA macro and use Visual Studio Tools for Office to wrap it up into a deployable Word add-in.
Here the author uses Document Information Panels in the Microsoft 2007 Office system to manipulate metadata from Office docs for better discovery and management.
MSDN Magazine April 2008
OBA solution patterns help architects and developers build Office Business Applications (OBAs). This article introduces the seven core OBA solution patterns and applies one to a real-world problem.
This new column explores how you can extend and customize Microsoft Office System applications and file formats.
MSDN Magazine February 2007