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MOSS Solutions and Features in Deployments ( Part 3 )
In Parts 1 and 2 of this series we covered some of the pitfalls and precautions the need to be taken when deploying SharePoint artifacts such as Site Columns, and Content Types. Wrapping up these posts we will discuss how to deploy Page Layouts successfully. And just so that we are still on the same page, these posts are focused on deploying using the SharePoint Solution deployments not creating these artifacts using SharePoint Designer or the Web Interface. Page Layouts Page Layouts are a great ......

Posted On Friday, February 20, 2009 10:09 AM

Axiom Beta 1
Today I released the first Beta of the next version of Axiom. Axiom is a C# 3D rendering engine. This year marks the 6th year of it’s existence. I have been maintaining it for the past 3 years. I am particularly excited about this release because for the first time we are shipping some brand new features. XNA Renderer The largest feature that was added for was the XNA Renderer. It has been in development for the past year. A large hurdle for the XNA renderer was the absence of any fixed function ......

Posted On Thursday, February 19, 2009 5:22 PM

Cross platform assembly merging
A common problem I have with users of Axiom is that they will mismatch the assemblies need to get the engine up and running. Axiom uses a plugin system that allows for interchanging the platform in use (Win32, SDL, etc ) and which graphics system to use ( XNA, OpenGL, DirectX ). Unfortunately, there isn’t as loose coupling as I’d like, in particular the OpenGL rendering system has to be recompiled to use S.W.F forms or SDL forms. SLD is the particularly nasty one because it has to be paired with ......

Posted On Thursday, February 12, 2009 4:24 PM

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