Wednesday, April 23, 2008

How to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Tools to XP or Vista

Another blog ripoff, this time from Janne Mattila, on how to trick XP or Vista machines into thinking that WSS 3.0 is installed so that you can install WSS 3.0 Tools for Visual Studio 2005:

Details: it's a registry hack...

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\12.0]

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

How to Create a MOSS 2007 VPC Image

Wonderful series of posts by Tony Zink outlining exactly what you need to do to set up Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 on a Virtual PC with a SQL Server 2005 backend and full e-mail capabilities:

Thursday, April 3, 2008

LINQ to SQL and the DataGridView control

A DataGridView control won't bind directly to an IEnumerable object, so two options are:

1. Create a BindingSource, set its DataSource to the IEnumerable object, then set the DataGridView.DataSource property to the BindingSource.

2. Bind the DataGridView.DataSource property to the IEnumerable object's ToList() method.

Thanks to Ken Tucker on Microsoft Forums for this tip.