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Application news for developers - x64 support, application people ready assessments, Vista Gadget security inspection and SharePoint development

While I am on holiday I thought I would forward these items for the developers out there.  The http://blogs.iis.net blog looks awesome for IIS7 information, including videos and the other MSDN information demonstrates how to develop SharePoint tools.

 

Application support

Is Your Application Platform People-Ready? Complete the Self-Assessment and Find Out

Take the Application Platform Infrastructure Optimisation assessment to measure the effectiveness of your current infrastructure in platform-agnostic terms, and compare your application platform infrastructure against industry best practices and the latest IT research.
http://www.microsoft.com/business/peopleready/appplat/ac/apio.mspx

Inspect Your Gadget  http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bb498012.aspx

Today, the Windows Vista Sidebar hosts Gadgets built from HTML, JavaScript, and potentially ActiveX controls. Because Gadgets are HTML, they are subject to Cross-site Scripting style bugs. These bugs are extremely serious because script in the Sidebar is capable of running arbitrary code in the context of the locally logged-on user. This article outlines some of the secure programming best practices that should be considered when building Windows Vista Sidebar Gadgets.

ISV Support for Windows Server X64 White Paper

The time is right for ISVs and developers to make the move to supporting their existing applications and developing new native applications for Windows Server x64 Edition.

 

IIS7 related videos on blogs.iis.net

Tips for Classic ASP developers on IIS7

I was reminded the other day just how many classic ASP applications and developers there are out there!  The original ASP rocks, I remember experiencing it for the first time back in 1996/97 when it first came out with IIS3, and being amazed at h ...

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2007/05/21/tips-for-classic-asp-developers-on-iis7.aspx

Using ASP.NET Forms Authentication with all types of content on IIS7 (Video)

One of my favorite ASP.NET features is forms authentication, supported by the powerful membership system in ASP.NET 2.0.  Back when I built Web applications for a living, I remember agonizing over the building the authentication support for my applica ...

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2007/05/19/using-asp-net-forms-authentication-with-all-types-of-content-with-iis7-video.aspx

How to install FastCGI and PHP on IIS7 Beta 3 (Video)

Beta 3 release marks the first time the FastCGI feature has been a part of a Windows release, enabling PHP and other application frameworks to run on Windows with great performance and reliability.  Making them a part of IIS and Windows means no more ...

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2007/05/19/how-to-install-fastcgi-and-php-on-iis7-beta-3-video.aspx

IIS7 URLAuthorization: Get rid of file system permissions! (Video)

Setting file system permissions (or NTFS ACLs as they are also known) can be a real pain in the rear.  Not only do you have to deal with sometimes complicated inheritance rules, but they don't copy easily - especially across machines, and they can eas ...

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2007/05/18/iis7-urlauthorization-get-rid-of-setting-file-system-permissions.aspx

WCAT 6.3 web performance and scalability test tool released

The NT Performance team just publically released the latest version of WCAT (Web Capacity Analysis Tool), the web performance test tool that the IIS team and NT Performance team use to conduct internal performance and scalability testing of IIS and ASP.NET ...

http://blogs.iis.net/mvolo/archive/2007/05/17/wcat-6-3-web-performance-and-scalability-test-tool-released.aspx

 

ASP.Net and SharePoint Webcasts

MSDN Webcast: Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 and SharePoint (Level 300)

Microsoft SharePoint provides a great infrastructure for quickly building intranet and Internet applications. ASP.NET AJAX version 1.0 provides a foundation for creating highly productive Web interfaces. Put them together and you can create great things! We cover the basics of working with ASP.NET AJAX 1.0 inside of Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Learn how you can integrate ASP.NET AJAX with SharePoint and use various ASP.NET AJAX tools.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032340724%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

MSDN Webcast: Web Parts and Workflows in SharePoint Server 2007 and Visual Studio (Level 200)

In this webcast, we discuss and demonstrate the creation of Web parts and workflows for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. We use Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services and the Microsoft .NET Framework version 3.0 workflow extensions to customize and create both Web parts and workflows. Join us to learn about the concept of features as they relate to SharePoint Server 2007 Web Parts.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032342260%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

MSDN Webcast: Sites and Templates in SharePoint Server 2007 and Visual Studio (Level 200)

In this webcast, we dive into how the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for Windows SharePoint Services can enable you to take Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 even further. We start with an overview of project types and show how you can add event handlers, site definitions, and more into your tool belt. We look at creating site templates and master pages for SharePoint Server 2007, and we provide an example of how to customize and replace templates.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032342257%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

MSDN Webcast: SharePoint Server 2007 and Business Intelligence (Level 200)

In this webcast, we discuss business intelligence (BI) (advanced reporting) integration with your Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Web site. We demonstrate configuration of Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2007, key performance indicators (KPIs), and more. We use the Report Center template and show you how you can easily integrate line-of-business (LOB) data into your site.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032342266%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

 

 

ttfn

David

 


Posted Tue, Aug 21 2007 12:34 AM by David Overton

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