New Visual Studio Tools for Office Hands-on Labs Released

Via TheServerSide.Net: Microsoft has released two new downloadable hands-on labs for the Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office to show how to create applications built around Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. The labs include creating action panes, accessing and storing data, and document interaction. The Labs for Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office for Word … Read more

[SharePoint Tip] LastItemModifiedDate and LastContentModifiedDate

I’ve been working on this problem to find WSS sites that haven’t been used for more then three months. SPWeb has a property called LastItemModifiedDate, to get the date when the last item in the SPWeb has been changed. However, the LastItemModifiedDate property applies only to sites returned by using one of the GetSubwebsForCurrentUser methods … Read more

SharePoint Tools Galore V3

Via JOPX: This is already the 3d version of the SharePoint tools Galore list – lots of interesting stuff have been released lately – go check them out,…SharePoint toolsuites Coras workplace suiteSuite with rollup webparts (for news,documents,tasks,…), navigation controls and full language localization (This is way cool…) Syntergy Provide lots of modules such as replication … Read more

SharePoint Questionnaire

Heather posted a SharePoint questionnaire to determine what customers need, WSS, SPS or Both. Nice checklist when looking at SharePoint functionality. “The following is a list of questions we ask prospective SharePoint site owners in order to start requirements gathering and determining which product implementation will best suit their needs. The questions help determine if … Read more

Microsoft to debut Web-based Communicator

Via my colleague Stef and Bink: Microsoft unveiled plans on Tuesday to introduce a Web-based version of its Communicator enterprise messaging software in order to offer customers increased flexibility in accessing the company’s collaboration and communications tools. Speaking at the Collaborative Technologies Conference in New York, Anoop Gupta, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Real-Time Collaboration … Read more