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Event Handlers in 2010 vs. 2007

Posted By:      Posted Date: December 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I hope this is posted to the correct forum. 

I have successfully migrated an entire Farm from 2007 to 2010. Most everything converted successfully without a hitch. In 2007, I constructed some very integral and complicated custom event handlers that worked with SPLists and SPListItems  on the Item Added / Changed event using Visual Studio 2008. 

Is there a way to convert event handlers from 2007? Or will I have to recode everything from scratch?


Thanks in Advance,



Edit: I have VS2010 now instead of 2008, that is a concern. Also, everything is operating on a 64bit server.


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