Monthly Archives: June 2010

Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Power Tools

Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Power tools today on the Visual Studio Gallery. These tools will extend the Visual Studio 2010 with sandboxed-compatible visual web parts and compile time errors for the disallowed code in the sandboxed solution. This … Continue reading

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Hide “Add New Item” Link on the SharePoint 2010 List View Web Part

When you add SharePoint 2010 Lists in the web part pages or wiki pages, it shows the “Add New Item” at the bottom of the list by default. In most cases, wiki pages are considered as a mashup views along … Continue reading

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Enable the SharePoint 2010 Workflow Visualizations

Workflows represents business process and visualizing business process using flow charts are one of the first things everyone does when explaining the business processes to others. SharePoint workflows represents the business process and Workflow Visualizations are one of the most … Continue reading

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Step by Step: Consuming SharePoint 2010 Lists Data in the SSRS 2008 R2 Reports

In the SSRS 2005 and SSRS 2008, one of the biggest limitations of the SSRS integration with the SharePoint technologies in the native mode or integrated mode was that there were are no intuitive ways to report against the SharePoint lists … Continue reading

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Differences between SSRS 2008 and SSRS 2008 R2 Report Data Sources

If you are running SSRS 2008 SP1 for your reporting needs, here is the quick comparison of SSRS 2008 SP1 and SSRS 2008 R2 report data sources. If you need to access SharePoint Lists and Azure databases from the SSRS … Continue reading

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Step by Step Installation Guide – Creating the SharePoint 2010 RTM Virtual Machine on Windows Server 2008 R2

This article provides detailed steps to create the SharePoint 2010 RTM VM on the Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Edition as host OS and Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition as Guest OS using VMware Workstation 7 and later version. If … Continue reading

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Comparison of SharePoint 2010 Farm Level Solutions/Features Actions supported in Browser, PowerShell, and STSADM

I was recently looking at the deploying SharePoint WSPs from the Central Admin and was surprised to see that deploying farm level WSPs wasn’t supported through browser interface. Quick research confirmed that it was supported only using either PowerShell or … Continue reading

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