Slide deck and demos from yesterdays presentation

Thanks to everyone who showed up at yesterdays event. This was my first public presentation and based on the feedback I guess I did good. I hope you enjoyed the content, and that you learned something in the process. I’ll be out of the country for the next 2 weeks, but you’re welcome to tweet/email me questions and comments if you have any. I’ll try and get back to you as soon as I can.

You can find the slides from my presentation at the bottom of this post, along with the Visual Studio solutions for the three demos that I did. These are the actual demos that I created during the presentation, complete with grammar mistakes and everything, so you should be looking at the same thing that you saw then. You’ll need a dev machine setup with SharePoint 2010 and Visual Studio 2010 to be able to try these out.

As a last note, I should give credit where credit is due. The fourth slide in my presentation was borrowed from Eric ShuppsTechEd 2010 presentation. Continue reading

Creating event receivers in SharePoint 2007 with WSP builder

In my last post I described how to create a list event receiver. However it assumed some pre-existing knowledge of to to build and wrap wsp solutions together. I realized that maybe I should have described the actual process of building the solution as well, because some newcomers may not be familiar with that part. Continue reading

Creating custom list event receivers in SharePoint 2007

I’m working on a project these days where the requirements are to store a bunch of files in a document library, and then sync “published” files to another document library. We’re probably going to end up using workflows to accomplish this because we only want approved documents to be synced. Right now however we’re just in the elaboration stage of the project, so I was looking into whipping up a quick and easy way to sync files between document libraries. I chose the most obvious way, which was using list event receivers.

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