Archive for April, 2010

Using EditorParts for Dynamic/Data Driven WebPart Editors

April 14 2010 8 comments

Having worked with Sharepoint for a few months now I’ve been overwhelmed by the endless amount of XML I’ve had to type in just to package a simple feature to a deployable wsp. And also by the fact that I’m now spending significantly less time writing c# code that I’ve gotten so accustomed to working with. In fact, there seems…

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Web Designer Friendly Web Parts, Take 2

April 12 2010 4 comments

We discussed an approach for creating Web Parts backed by a single user control in a previous post. While the approach works, it’s not quite perfect yet.

First, it requires repeating a bunch of boilerplate code that should be neatly abstracted away, if possible. Second, the part where the user control…

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How to Extend SharePoint 2007 with .NET 3.5

April 6 2010 5 comments

There are several solutions in web that deal with this problem, but they all seem to point you to use SPWebConfigModification (like in here and here) or are just giving manual editing instructions (like in here). We feel that this is all too complex and repetitive process. There is fortunately “a better” way to…

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