Search Engine Optimization of MOSS 2007 WCM sites

Andrew Connell has pointed today to a new white paper at MSDN Office Developer Center called How to Optimize SharePoint Server 2007 Web Content Management Sites for Search Engines. From what the title says I was expecting the paper to provide SharePoint specialists with SharePoint specific knowledge and solutions to various Search Engine Optimization (SEO) challenges. Unfortunately, the white paper published at MSDN has disappointed me.

Regular Expressions save the day

Regular Expressions (Regex) is a very powerful technology which allows you to process strings using patterns. It gives you the possibility of processing text in a relatively easy and manageable way. Depending on what you need to do, creating a single Regular Expression might save you some pretty complex programming.

Sample code acceptance checklist for IT organizations

Recently, there has been the Sample code acceptance checklist for IT organizations published at Microsoft TechNet. This checklist is meant to help IT organizations evaluate custom SharePoint solutions before they are deployed in the production environments.