Archive | March, 2009

Understanding SharePoint Journal Issue 2 released

So, the second issue is out, this time dealing with SharePoint content type development. I did a pre-launch special event for the USPJ mailing list, and the response was really great. SharePoint content type development holds many exciting opportunities but also a lot of pitfalls. Throughout issue 2 I’ll guide you through several scenarios and [...]

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High Praise: NNUG Kristiansand

I was recently invited to speak at the the Norwegian .NET User Group meeting in Kristiansand. I held two sessions on Wednesday, March 25, 2009. The topic of the sessions were SharePoint Development 101 and a short guided tour of SharePoint development tasks. Now, I didn’t write this to talk about the sessions, but rather [...]

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List columns in a SharePoint content type? How is that possible?

One thing struck me as odd. SharePoint content types can only contain references to existing site columns. You cannot add a new column to a content type, you must first create a new site column and then add that site column to the content type. You shouldn’t be surprised at this if you have developed [...]

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