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.

Help Resources for SharePoint developers (Imtech Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Visual Studio 2008 Dynamic Help v1.0.0)

Recently I've been looking at various extensibility possibilities of Visual Studio 2008. After having successfully done a proof of concept I have thought, that ideally, I would never want to have to leave my development IDE while working on a SharePoint solution. Preferably I would like to have all the tools I need and all the shortcuts inside Visual Studio and run them with one single click. Wouldn't the life be great?

Imtech XML Sitemap (Free SharePoint Feature)

XML sitemaps, as defined by Sitemaps.org, are a standard way to inform search engines about the content of your web site. While in many cases your site will be automatically crawled for new content, there may exist pages without any direct link. Using an XML sitemap is a way to let the search engine know about its existence.