Microsoft announced at PDC 2008 yesterday that the project they have been working on for cloud computing called Red Dog has a final name as Azure (ăzh'ər). At a dinner function last night there was some debate on the proper pronunciation of the word, but it's origins are pretty clear. It comes from the Persian, for the location of the Lapis Lazuli.
So I am at the PDC this year with the Together @ PDC2008 program from Microsoft. This allows various people to go to the PDC with Microsoft Employees. This year I am buddied up with Chris Bowen, my Regional Developer Evangelist.
Welcome to part two of this short series on Solutions and Features in deployment scenarios. In part one we took a look at issues with deploying Site Columns using Solutions and Features and the pain points involved. We continue our exploration this time with... Content Types A Content Type can be deployed to a SharePoint installation using Solutions and Features by describing the Content Type in an XML file using the CAML syntax. As with Site Columns the first deployment is usually very easy, and ......
If you read any blogs about SharePoint, you will have undoubtedly read about using features and solutions to deploy your SharePoint customizations. While these work well in most cases there are some situation where you must take some precautions to ensure the deployment goes smoothly.