Thursday, May 18, 2006

Windows Share Point Services

A good introductory presentation by Microsoft can @ WSS is available @
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/technologies/sharepoint/wss_overview.html

It demonstrates the features of WSS step by step.

Monday, May 15, 2006

Creating a Simple Site in Portal Server

SPWeb mySite = SPControl.GetContextWeb(Context);SPWebCollection subSites = mySite.Webs;string currentTemplate = mySite.WebTemplate;
string siteUrl = TextBox1.Text.ToString(); //you can use hard coded path herestring siteTitle = TextBox2.Text.ToString(); //you can use hard coded title for testing purposesstring

siteDescription = TextBox3.Text.ToString(); //use hard coded description for testing
subSites.Add(siteUrl, siteTitle, siteDescription, 1033, currentTemplate, true, false);

From SPS 2003 SDK

Sunday, May 14, 2006

How Bill Gates uses SharePoint?

Is Share Point really helpful for executive management?How?

"SharePoint puts me in touch with lots of people deep in the organization. It's like having a super-website that lets many people edit and discuss—far more than the standard practice of sending e-mails with enclosures. And it notifies you if anything comes up in an area you're interested in.”

Bill Gates.

A good article published @
http://money.cnn.com/2006/03/30/news/newsmakers/gates_howiwork_fortune/
How I Work: Bill Gates
Not much of a paper chase for Microsoft's chairman, who uses a range of digital tools to do business.
Bill Gates, chairman and chief software architect, Microsoft, U.S.A.

Thursday, May 11, 2006

Differenct Between SharePointServer and WindowsSharePointServices

Comparison of features that are included in Windows SharePoint Services and in SharePoint Portal Server 2003
Features Supported By Windows Sharepoint Services
Alerts
Browser-based customization
Discussion boards
Document libraries
Document Workspace
Meeting Workspace Lists
Microsoft FrontPage 2003 integration
Microsoft InfoPath 2003 integration
Surveys
Templates
Web Part pages


Features Supported By Sharepoint Portal Server
Alerts
Browser-based customization
Discussion boards
Document libraries
Document WorkspaceMeeting Workspace Lists
Microsoft FrontPage 2003 integration
Microsoft InfoPath 2003 integration
Surveys
Templates
Web Part pages

The features are only supported by Share point Portal Server not by WSS

Automatic categorization
Audiences
Topic areas
News
Personal sites
Shared services
Single sign-on
Site directory
User profiles

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

N-Tier Web Applications using ASP.NET 2.0 and SQL Server 2005

http://www.15seconds.com/issue/050721.htm
A very good article with details about " Creation of CLR stored procedures, data access components in addition to describing the overall architecture of the sample application, business logic layer object, ASP.NET user interface pages, caching and so on".

Atlas (AJAX)

Yet another thing to learn
Atlas :-
http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk/2006/04/13/microsoft_atlas/

New Features of ASP.NET 2.0

Transition to framework version 2.0 introduces many new exciting features for the users, A few of very catchy features for ASP.NET 2.0 at:
http://www.asp.net/QuickStart/aspnet/doc/whatsnew.aspx