Render parent control to string snippet

While working with Control Adapters in either ASP.NET or SharePoint 2007 you will quite often want to intercept the output of the parent control and modify it before rendering. As retrieving the output is the same for each and every control I have created the following code snippet:

Semantic URL's in MOSS 2007 (Imtech SharePoint Semantic URL's free Feature)

Semantic URL's are one of the things I always wanted to have in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Since the first time I have opened an Internet facing site made in SharePoint 2007 I knew it would be great if the Pages part of the URL could be removed as well as the .aspx extension.

Disposing (every little bit of) SharePoint objects

Chris O'Brien has recently posted an article about proper disposal of SharePoint objects. While you might think that it's nothing else than yet another disposables article, Chris presents some extra insights on various pitfalls which you are likely to face while developing for SharePoint 2007.

Tag Clouds considered harmful

Recently, while solving a presentation issue of a tag cloud we have created for one of our customers, I have stumbled upon an article on Tag Clouds by Mark Norman Francis. While I've been following the trends quite blindly, I have to admit, I haven't really though on the accessibility of Tag Clouds - one of the youngest and most popular navigation forms.