Category Archives: XML

FTC to CAM: Content Types, Site Columns and declaritive XML

So, remember a while back, when SP2013 was first released and there was this TechNet Article stating something on Sandboxed Solutions being deprecated? Well that was changed soon after off course. But still Vesa “vesku” Juvonen has been posting some great articles on moving from FTC (Full Trust Code Solutions) to the new CAM (Cloud App… Read More »

Sandcastle and Powershell

We have been using Sandcastle and the Sandcastle help file builder tools for our code documentation for quite some time now. One thing kept bugging me, the fact I had to edit the shfbproj file everytime we added or removed a project to the solution. Since we use powershell over at the build server to… Read More »

Exporting Audiences

Gary Lapointe does it again. A wonderfull little tool for stsadm: the ability to export the Audiences from the command line. http://stsadm.blogspot.com/2009/04/exporting-audiences-using-stsadm.html Update: also gl-importaudiences is in his download to import the audiences you just exported.

More fun with webparts

Within Vista you can have a weather gadget in your sidebar. It turns out you can use the “webservices” of this MSN service for “free”. ( It uses an url “http://weather.service.msn.com/data.aspx?src=vista&weadegreetype=C&culture=en-US&wealocations={0}” to retreive the weather data. So I created this ajax style webpart that you can use in your portal/mysite to display the current weather… Read More »

A 3D Rss Reader?

https://www.microsoft.com/emea/msdn/thepanel/featured/universs.aspx Found this little piece of freeware on microsoft.com From the site:”UniveRSS is a 3D RSS feed reader for Windows Vista. It leverages the Windows Presentation Foundation and provides a stunning way of visualizing RSS feeds and their content. It introduces a full-screen 3D universe where galaxies represent the folders of your RSS feed directory,… Read More »

The return of XML Notepad

Head on over to MSDN to get yours! The all new and improved XML Notepad ! http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnxmlnet/html/xmlnotepad.asp

Sources for the nDoc SQL Database Describer

The first “release” of the Database Describer turned out to be a bit sloppy. So here is version 1.1 DescribeDatabase.Release.1.1.zip (91,65 KB) DescribeDatabase.Sources.1.1.zip (10,43 KB) The sources are the main classes only. You need to make your own project and include these class files. It uses the Enterprise Library version 1.1 by Microsoft. The Database… Read More »

Documenting your SQL Database with NDoc?

I just love the documentation that NDoc generates ( although I wrote the documentation myself, it just looks better ). But I was missing the SQL Databases and stored procedures that came with my solution. So I wrote this litte tool that generates a NDoc compatible XML and Assembly of your database! Adjust the dataconfiguration.config… Read More »

Yes finally !

The BizTalk Adapter for Web Services Enhancements (WSE) 2.0 integrates secure Web services with BizTalk Server 2004. The Adapter for WSE is implemented using the WSE 2.0 framework for Microsoft .NET, and supports WS-Security, WS-Trust, WS-SecureConversation, WS-SecurityPolicy, and WS-Policy. The Adapter for WSE can be used for securely calling Web services and publishing BizTalk orchestrations… Read More »

Will this do wonders?

Overview BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1 addresses a variety of customer scenarios and contains a collection of hotfixes, security fixes and fixes for performance and stress. Microsoft recommends that all BizTalk Server 2004 customers deploy SP1 across all editions of BizTalk Server to ensure their implementations are up to date. IMPORTANT: BizTalk Server 2004… Read More »

Using XML

On MSDN: how to use the Schematron XML validation language to enforce constraints on XML documents beyond the capabilities of the W3C XML Schema: http://msdn.microsoft.com/XML/BuildingXML/XMLSchemas/default.aspx?pull=/library/en-us/dnxml/html/schematron.asp