How to: Upload a file/document using the SharePoint Object Model

Author: Tobias Zimmergren URL: http://www.zimmergren.net Introduction I’ve been getting a couple of requests to provide details on how you can upload a file or document using the SharePoint Object Model, instead of using the UI. With this simple article, I’m walking you through the process of uploading any file to your Document Library. Note; Since this is done through the local API, you need to have this code running on the server. That means that it’s ideal to use in for example a FeatureReceiver or EventReceiver. You cannot run this code on the client…

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WSPBuilder - Walkthrough of the Visual Studio Add-in

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net Introduction Alright. People have approached me lately and asked me if I could give them a brief introduction to the WSPBuilder extensions available for Visual Studio. Instead of taking all those discussions on one by one, I’ve decided to document some of the main features here. If I’m missing out on something, please let me know and I’ll fill it up. Bil Simser did a survey with the SharePoint MVP’s and summarized the foremost favorite CodePlex projects in this article. In this article I will cover one of my…

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Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2007 is now officially FREE

Author: Tobias Zimmergren URL: http://www.zimmergren.net Download SharePoint Designer for Free! For a few weeks there has been a numerous people spreading the rumor that SharePoint Designer is going to be a free download. Today Microsoft made it official, and we can gladly share the word: Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2007 is now a FREE download for anyone. If you register the product, you’ll even get free customized support! **More details on the product here: **http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointdesigner/FX100487631033.aspx?ofcresset=1 **Link to download section here: **http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=…

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Ten (10) Free SharePoint Themes - Visual Overview

As many of you already have seen, there’s a set of free themes out there for use with your SharePoint sites. They can be downloaded here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=0a87658f-20b8-4dcc-ad7a-09ad22641f3a These themes are to be used with the Visual Studio 2008 Extensions for SharePoint (VSeWSS) Article Overview I got myself together and summarized all the themes below, where you will find a screenshot of each of the ten themes in action and you can decide for yourself if this is something you’re interested in exploring further. My tip is: Check…

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SharePoint Online - Customization - Part 2

Author: Tobias Zimmergren URL: http://www.zimmergren.net Introduction I previously wrote an Introduction to SharePoint Online which was highly appreciated, so now I’m doing a quick follow-up on how you can easily customize the appearance of your SharePoint Online site. Since we today can’t really do any customizations using .wsp packages or deploying custom code on the standard services, we’ll have to use the SharePoint Designer to do our customizations. I will show you a quick-intro on how you can get started with customization of your sites in SharePoint Online. Pre-requisites If you want to be…

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SharePoint Ramp Up – Part 2

For those of you who have tried the online-training program called MyRampUp, and went through all the exercises for SharePoint developers part 1 – Part 2 is here. Check this out: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/rampup/dd320759.aspx I wrote a bit about the Ramp Up program in this previous article where I outlined the Part 1 of the program. Part 2 adds the following levels: Level 1: Page Navigation Level 2: Page Branding Level 3: Web Services Level 4: Custom Content Types Level 5: User Management Now I’m off to shoot some fellow SharePoint MVP’s at the…

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Microsoft Online Services Release Notes

A new set of Release Notes for Microsoft Online Services were released yesterday. For those of you interested in the Microsoft Online Services, you should check it out. Below are some good links touching the Microsoft Online Services. **Microsoft Online Release Notes **Download here **Microsoft Online Services Single Sign-on application **Download here **Microsoft SharePoint Online Standard Developer Guide **Download here **Microsoft SharePoint Online Standard Service Description (Dec08) **Download here /Z out. Technorati Tags: SharePoint Online,SharePoint,Microsoft Online Services,Microsoft,SPOL…

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SharePoint Online – A first look

Author: Tobias Zimmergren Blog: https://zimmergren.net Introduction In this article I will be talking a bit about SharePoint Online, which is hosted up somewhere by the clouds. I intend to do a few articles surrounding SharePoint Online and it’s related services and what possibilities it brings to your organization. My Swedish readers, this is for you: You may have noticed that you can’t really access this service in Sweden just yet – this is because there haven’t been any official launch yet – if you hold your breath for a couple of weeks, you’ll see some interesting…

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