MCMS ASP.NET 2.0 AdRotator

[Via Spence] With the recent release of Service Pack 2 for MCMS, it is now possible to take advantage of many ASP.NET 2.0 features within your MCMS applications. The ASP.NET 2.0 AdRotator control has been enhanced to allow for programatic population, which makes it much easier to produce a AdRotator using MCMS Resource Gallery Items.This…


Portals Webcasts in January

[Via Eileen Brown] TechNet Webcast: Integrating Your SharePoint Technologies with Project Server 2003 (Level 200)Monday, January 16, 2006 – 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific TimeColin Spence, Consultant / Partner, Convergent ComputingMichael Noel, Consultant, Convergent Computing Explore the integration of Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 and Microsoft SharePoint technologies. This webcast focuses on the best…


GotDotNet is causing me headaches

Usually I upload all my code samples to GotDotNet. Unfortunatelly since around 3 weeks I’m now unable to update my code samples or to upload new samples. Hopefully this will be resolved soon.


ASP.NET 2.0 and MCMS – Site Navigation – Part 2

In the first part of this article I discussed how to implement a SiteMapProvider for an MCMS website. ASP.NET 2.0 ships with three new controls that can be used for site navigation: SiteMapPath Menu TreeView Problems with the TreeView control SiteMapPath and the Menu control can easily be used on a MCMS website but the…


ASP.NET 2.0 and MCMS – Site Navigation – Part 1 (last updated: 13.01.2006)

This article replaces my earlier article about MCMS Navigation Providers which I have written while ASP.NET 2.0 was in Beta 2. After Beta 2 a couple of things have changed which prevent the earlier code from working properly with the final version of ASP.NET 2.0. ASP.NET 2.0 provides new concepts to implement site navigation based…


Nice Step-by-Step description on how to use Master Pages with MCMS 2002

As I discussed in an earlier article MCMS 2002 with Service Pack 2 will now support master pages in ASP.NET 2.0. Spencer has put a nice article together giving a step-by-step description on how to use master pages:


Some nice steps to setup MCMS 2002 SP2

Spencer has provided an article with some nice steps to setup MCMS 2002 with SP2 with VS.NET 2005 and SQL 2005. Just a small correction: the point that the steps he provided will prevent the VS.NET 2003 problem from happening. The problem only occurs on some machines and we are not yet sure why the…


Getting Ready for Office "12"

Arpan Shah, Product Manager for MCMS and SharePoint has written a nice article on his blog about how to get ready for Office “12”: He quoted me a couple of times pointing to my blog. For your convenience below are direct links to the articles Arpan was refering to. Regarding direct access to the…


Running ASP.NET 2.0 UserControls and WebParts in SharePoint

[Via Korby Parnell] If you’re an ASP.NET or SharePoint developer, SmartPart for SharePoint is an active project out on Gotdotnet Workspaces that is definitely worth a look. Yesterday, Jan Tielens, one of the workspace owners, released Son of SmartPart v1.0. Son of SmartPart (download under Releases) enables you to run ASP.NET 2.0 UserControls and WebParts…