- ARCHIVE / Programming
- SharePoint: Adding a Toolbar to Custom List Views
Some time ago I wrote about using an EditorPart for a custom list view web part to allow users to easily configure the web part. Apart from the public and private responses I’ve received so far I made a promise that has yet to be fulfilled: adding a toolbar for the ListViewByQuery instance. In this post I will finally show how to do that.
- Rolling Your Own Contact Details Web Part
The OOB Contact Details web Part suffers from lack of functionality as it is incapable of displaying basic user profile data except for the name and the department along with the photo if available. In this post I will demonstrate how we can roll our own contact details web part that contains additional information like a phone number, position, email and supports presence indication.
- Deadlock Detection & Debugging for .NET
.NET does not have buit-in support for deadlock detection. It is sometime cumbersome to reproduce scenario and identify the reasons for the deadlock. Depending on Debugging Tools for Windows Corneliu’s tool is a welcome addition to the professional .NET developer’s toolbox.
- Accessing the Device Context to Determine Color Depth in .NET
Yesterday, I stumbled over a piece of code I almost forgot about. It allows for reliably querying the current device context for the desktop’s color depth. Thought I’d share it here since it’s been useful for me in the past and might be again in the future.
- Microsoft’s Answer to Eclipse Platform and NetBeans Platform
On Wednesday Microsoft’s Craig Skibo explained what the recently announced product – Visual Studio Shell – is all about. If you always wanted to make your apps look like Microsoft’s applications you definitely should read on.