Saturday, November 14, 2009

Developing with Office 2010 Services

Visio Services:

Get Microsoft Silverlight

Access Services:

Get Microsoft Silverlight

Excel Services:

Get Microsoft Silverlight

Word services:

Get Microsoft Silverlight

Sharepoint 2010 Developer Resources


The first place, which you need to visit before starting Sharepoint 2010 development is here. Clicking on the modules from the right side bar you will have an access to related HOL (see below) and code snippets from Paul Andrew’s blog 

What’s new in Sharepoint development  with VS 2010 (Beta 2)

What’s new in Sharepoint Foundation 2010 

What’s new in Sharepoint Server 2010

Sharepoint 2010 Developer Hands-on-labs (download): Series of 10 HOL, which covers:

  • Web parts development
  • List definitions and Event receivers
  • Using LINQ for Sharepoint
  • Using Client OM and REST
  • Business Connectivity Services (BCS) External Content Type
  • Sharepoint 2010 workflow
  • Developing UI and Silverlight
  • Sandboxed solutions
  • UI Ribbon and dialogs development

Sandboxed solutions - Sandboxed solutions run in a secure and monitored process that has limited resource access

Extending Sharepoint tools in Visual Studio 2010 - You can create extensions for projects, project items, define your own project item types and create deployment extensions.

Feature and Package designer

Visual Studio 2010 and Sharepoint 2010 (drill down and navigate through the content categories)

Peter Jausovec’s blog (

Monday, November 9, 2009

SUGBG (Meeting 7): No-code solutions with Sharepoint 2007

When: 11 November 2009, 18:30

Where: Microsoft Bulgaria office (Sofia, Blvd.”Nikola Vaptzarov”, 55)

Session 1: Enhance Sharepoint with no-code solutions

Speakers: Esad Ismailov, Miloslav Shulev and Veselina Evstatieva (BNP Paribas)

Download the presentation

Session 2: Enabling SharePoint business users: iTechnology Forms Accelerator and K2

Speaker: Petya Gaitanska (iTechnology)

iTechnology presented their fantastic product iTFA. They demonstrated the Silverlight form designer, the rules editor, integration with K2 workflow and answered all questions from SUGBG members. The very important notice here is: iTFA is free! Download and test from here (needs registration).

For more info (in Bulgarian) visit