Optimizing performance of the Imtech SharePoint Enhancement Toolkit

I have spent the last days on optimizing performance of the Imtech SharePoint Enhancement Toolkit: a toolkit that I have built in order to achieve standards compliancy, accessibility and slightly better performance of Web Content Management (WCM) solutions built in SharePoint 2007.

Structured and repeatable deployment of Content Query Web Part instances

Content Query Web Part (CQWP) is probably the best solution for data aggregation within SharePoint 2007 solutions. The limited functionality exposed through the standard UI is compensated by caching and high performance of the CQWP. Yet there is one thing that can keep you off using the CQWP in environments which require you to deploy your solutions including the configuration in a fully structured and repeatable manner.

Waldek Mastykarz is now 70-631 certified

Today I've passed the 70-631 exam: Configuring Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. Together with my colleagues: Erik Schoenmakers and John Bruin I have scored 1000 points. By passing this exam I have completed the SharePoint 3.0/MOSS 2007 certification as defined by Microsoft.