Recently Robert Nyman, has written a great article about optimizing web site performance using YSlow: an add-on for Firebug for Firefox. In his article Robert presents not only the add-on itself, but he also gives some tips on how to tune various settings to achieve better performance.
I create very often little projects to try things out: either based on the Console Application or the Class Library template. As it's SharePoint development we're speaking of the first thing you need to do is to add references to the Microsoft.SharePoint assembly. Depending on what you're doing you might need to add the references to System.Web and Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing as well or maybe even more. You can do it just the regular way by clicking with right button on the project References and adding new reference but there is a faster way.
Recently, while researching the RSS Feed mechanism of the Content Query Web Part I have stumbled upon the SuppressWebPartChrome Property. As this Property sounds very promising but is not very well documented in the current WSS SDK I have decided to have a further look at it.
SharePoint wallpapers - definitely a must-have for every SharePoint developer out there.
Matt Groves has just posted detailed information on costs of various SharePoint licenses. Although a bit difficult to read and to compare due to lack of formatting, it is definitely a very useful piece of information.