SharePoint 2010 is going to bring a lot of new technologies to SharePoint developers such as Linq and Silverlight that we may not have touched before. What are your recommended dev books to read to get up to speed on what SP2010 has to offer?
These will be must have technologies (regardless of SharePoint 2010)
Plus every dev should really learn about IIS 7.0 and Windows 2008 Server.
(additional links not added as only allowed one per post :S)
Here is another collection of SharePoint 2010 Books:
Please note that, not all titles are released as of today. Most of these are for Future Releases.
Surprisingly, after upgrading a SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 on one of the dev projects, the images from TEMPLATE/IMAGES/SubFolder don't show anymore, giving 401.3 status in IIS logs. Those from TEMPLATE/IMAGES do show normally. The Authorization Rules in IIS are Allow All Users for both. WSS_WPG has the required access to the subfolder (it didn't change during or after upgrade). I even...;/authorization> </system.web> </location> What have I missed?
Since switching to a 64-bit dev environment on Sharepoint 2007, I've noticed it takes orders or magnitude longer to attach the Visual Studio debugger to the OOTB SharePoint assemblies and my custom assemblies. Has anyone else experienced this?
I am running on a new dev setup for SharePoint 2010 and trying to setup some External Content types. I think that I have setup BCS correctly (since I see it running in the central administration). When I go into SharePoint designer 2010 and try to setup a new External Content Type, I get the following error: There is no Business Connectivity Service associated with the current web context. Am I missing something with the configuration? Why am I not able to setup a new External Content Type to point to my existing SQL database?
I am keen to hear how those of you intending to take the MCTS SharePoint 2010 exams plan to study for them. Or, even if certification isn't your thing but you really want to ramp up your SharePoint 2010 knowledge how do you make the best use of your study time. Since no 'exam cram' type books or any books for that matter exists yet how do we really learn the material? Having said that I'm weary of just reading MSDN and blogs because I don't think it is an effective way of studying. I guess pratical experience is needed that encompasses all of the exam objectives, but what exactly am I
I have a limited knowledge on Powershell, but from what I've seen, it can be very useful in admin/dev tasks. What would I have to develop to get a nice toolset for WSS/Stsadm administration? Is there something already done to help out in these tasks? What about 2010? Will they deliver something OOTB for admin with PowerShell?
We have a customer that will be creating many sites based on a site definition. The sites include a list. We would like to connect a workflow to that list such that the workflow starts whenever a new item is added to the list. We are using SharePoint Foundation 2010 and developing the workflow with Visual Studio 2010. What is the best way of doing this?
I'll be frank the MS documentation for MS web services is terrible / non existent. Do any books exist or web sites that provide full detailed documentation of the usage of SharePoint exposed web services?
of users (Direct OU structue & Not a nested OU structure). The Domain Local Security Group "Dev-X" is in Domain_One. Few users from both the domains are member of "Dev-X", say 50users (30domainone users + 20domaintwousers). SharePoint Applications are hosted in Domain_one. SSP is hosted in Domain_one. We have an audience in SSP & it is controlled by the rule "Memberof -> 'Dev-X'" Audience pulls only Domain_one user details (30domainone users) and it ignores Domain_two users (20domaintwousers) though they are member of 'Dev-X' group. What could be the issue & fix, how does SharePoint
should dispose as well. It appears best practice is to dispose of each SPWeb as well. I will do so. My reason for this post is this: what would a memory leak look like? I have a timer job which runs every 2 minutes and processes some list items. Again, i am only disposing of the SPSite object, not the SPWeb object. After letting it run for about a week on dev, the sqlserver.exe process was around 1.7GB of used memory. SharePoint started to error Out of Memory. I have since restarted SQL and it's down to 320MB of memory. I don't know how much it was before I installed the timer job, but we