SharePoint 2010 101 Code Samples now available

SharePoint 2010 101 Code Samples are now available on Microsoft Developer Network’s Samples website. A extremely useful resource for developers. SharePoint 2010 101 Code Samples Each code sample is part of the SharePoint 2010 101 code samples project. These samples are provided so that you can incorporate them directly in your code. Each code sample consists of…


Building an Offline Learning Kit for SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 product and documentation teams and, the developer evangelists have done a great job of providing developers and IT Pros with learning material online. This content can be accessed mainly through the product homepages on MSDN and TechNet websites. Channel 9 also has lot of content. Besides the articles, white papers and Visio diagrams,…


Find useful Compete information on the “Why Microsoft” website

Last week Microsoft launched the new Why Microsoft website as part of The Future of Productivity website. On this website you can find useful information to compare Microsoft’s productivity platform against Google Apps, IBM, Cisco and OpenOffice. Microsoft vs Google Information On the Microsoft vs Google page, you will find a comparison between Microsoft and…


How to Support a New Location with SharePoint Virtualization

Private cloud computing built on virtualization technology provides ways to reduce the capital cost by allowing you to utilize more of your existing resources. Using Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 and System Center Self-Service Portal 2.0, you can convert your existing workloads into virtual machines and manage where…


Download: Enterprise Search Labs

The Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Search training course provides a series of hands-on labs, presentations, and videos that demonstrate how to enable high-end enterprise search with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint. Following Lab contents became available today: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Search Labs: Use these labs to learn about…


SharePoint 2010 Quick Notes

Apart from the SDK documentation, Technical article, How-To and Video formats, Microsoft is also providing learning content in “Quick Note” format for SharePoint 2010. Quick Notes are 2-4 page tasks in a single scenario. Combined, they provide an end-to-end solution for a specific scenario. Individually, they are single-page tasks that you can print and use….


SharePoint 2010 Resource Guide

There is lot of information on various Microsoft websites and the Internet on Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Technologies. This resource guide is an attempt to build a reference directory of useful links on SharePoint. This post gets updated every 2 months. Getting Started Product Homepages Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Microsoft FAST Search Server…


SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Kit updated

After the RTM milestone of SharePoint 2010, the SharePoint 2010 Beta Developer Training Kit (published on 14th Dec 2009) has been updated. There is lot of new and updated learning content in it, so remove the Beta Kit and download updated version from URL below: SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Kit – Guidance that provides developers…


2010 IW Demo VMs (RTM) now available for download

The RTM version of 2010 IW Demo Virtual Machine set is now available for download here: 2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine (RTM) – This download contains a two Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine set for evaluating and demonstrating Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Project Server 2010. I would recommend it…


Performance and Capacity planning guidance for SharePoint 2010

As SharePoint 2010 is moving closer to launch date, lot of new information related to deployment is being published. Following white papers and case studies have been published recently on the Microsoft Download Center to provide guidance on performance and capacity planning for SharePoint 2010. That’s 300+ pages of information to digest!! Nice way to…