Saturday, May 31, 2008

MCTS WSS 3.0

It was a great week! I have now successfully completed my WSS 3.0 Application Development
(70-541) certification. Few preparation tips:

-Read Inside WSS 3.0 by Ted Pattison . This is a great book and will give you a very good understanding of the concepts Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.
-I have completed all the Microsoft E-Learning courses mentioned in the program guide of
70-541. There are two collections 5385 and 5392. These collections will help you in understanding concepts further.
-Having hands on experience for 6 months on a project will help you for sure.
-Understand complete SharePoint object model.
-Try creating Site Definition manually, understand Onet.xml completely.
-Play with features, web parts and workflows.
-A little understanding of deployment procedure using solution packages.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Quick Tip: Web Service to SharePoint Data

If you want to use web services to manipulate data on your SharePoint site, you must always allow unsafe updates on your site and then disable unsafe updates after making changes.

Want to know more on AllowUnsafeUpdates, check this