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SharePoint 2010 and Windows Server Backup. A couple of months ago, a friend found a bit of information on TechNet that has proven to be quite useful.

SharePoint 2010 and Windows Server Backup

See, I am of the opinion SharePoint allows for smaller deployments to be made, and with that said, I am talking about SharePoint Foundation 2010 being used for the most part. But truly the point here is not to discuss whether or not a deployment of SharePoint Foundation 2010 or SharePoint Server 2010 is right or not. The fact is they do take place and happen. And information will reside there. Now, the point of this post is to raise awareness on options available for companies that have implemented it and maybe are a bit “iffy” on how to protect the information being placed in libraries and lists. Hope you find this to be a helpful post. SharePoint 2010: Data View Web Part Series - Laura Rogers @WonderLaura. In SharePoint Designer 2010 : XSLT List View Web Part = List View Web Part + XSLT Data View Web Part - Ayman El-Hattab's Blog [MVP]

XSLT Data View Web Parts have been and still remain to be one of the most powerful web parts in SharePoint , some people call it “The Swiss Army Knife of SharePoint Web Parts” , the only problem that I can see with the Data View Web Part that once you add it to a web part page, the end users cannot further manipulate it, they have to come back to SPD Designer to modify it or directly edit the XSLT from the browser which is not an easy task (All data is retrieved as XML and manipulated using XSLT which is a very flexible way of transforming and presenting your data).

In SharePoint Designer 2010 : XSLT List View Web Part = List View Web Part + XSLT Data View Web Part - Ayman El-Hattab's Blog [MVP]

Otherwise, the XSLT Data View Web Part is a wonderful web part, you can aggregate data from a variety of sources and present them in an awesome way. In SharePoint 2007, we also had List View Web Part, which could be used to show a list content in a page but you cannot customize it that much in SPD 2007, you have to convert it to XSLT Data View Web part in order to customize or extend it. MOSS 2007 Employee Directory web part using Search and Data View web parts « Shankar’s Musings. One of the frequent requests from my customers in a MOSS 2007 implementation is an employee directory webpart.

MOSS 2007 Employee Directory web part using Search and Data View web parts « Shankar’s Musings

During the pre-sales cycle they are excited to see the Active Directory integration and the first question they ask is ” Can this replace our existing employee directory out of the box ?”. Unfortunately there are no out of the box web parts at this time to display an employee directory from the user profiles. Bamboo Solutions(Link) has a great package that provides some of these webparts. However if you don’t need the robust suite from Bamboo, the same can be built using MOSS 2007 Search and the Data View webpart.

Let us get started on building the employee directory webpart in this article. To build an employee directory web part, you need the following First, we need to retrieve the properties from the user profile. Now we build a SQL search query to retrieve the properties Notice the double quotes around the scope. The screenshot shows a the final results of this exercise. Get Started Developing on SharePoint 2010. Try SharePoint Server 2013 Training Docs Downloads Apps for SharePoint Contoso catalog app A provider-hosted app in a Windows Azure web site that integrates with SharePoint workflow.

Get Started Developing on SharePoint 2010

What is SharePoint Why build apps What apps can do Map concepts to apps API landscape SharePoint-hosted apps ACS Provider-hosted apps High-trust apps Cross-domain apps Hosting options App types at a glance Data storage options External data access options. Create a Web Part Page WITH a Quick Launch Menu - Laura Rogers @WonderLaura. SharePoint Server 2010 - Getting Started: Create Web Application.