SharePoint 2010 Content Query Web Parts ships with the Slots capability which simplifies working with custom Item Styles. Unfortunately it turns out that Slots may be broken when working with extended CQWPs. So what is the problem exactly and, what’s more important, how can you solve it?
In my previous post I showed you how you can import contents of a Document Library into your SharePoint Project for repeatable deployment. In this article I will show you how to remove all unwanted properties from the generated Element Manifest and keep it tidy.
Recently I showed you how you can import Lists and their data into your SharePoint Project using the Mavention Import List Instance extension. As you can imagine supporting list data is only half of the story, so to complete it another extension became available. Find out how to import documents from Document Libraries into your SharePoint project using Mavention Import Document Library Contents.
Once in a while you find yourself in a situation where you have to process some items in SharePoint. Using Timer Jobs in only a half of the answer. Find out how to process items using Work Item Timer Jobs in SharePoint 2010.
Recently I showed you how you can import List Instances and their data to your SharePoint Project so that you can reuse test data during the development process. If however creating test Features is too much work for you and you are more of a PowerShell guy this article might be just the right thing for you. Find out how to provision List Instance data using PowerShell.