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 »