WCF and SharePoint: context != context

Recently I got interested in Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Services and SharePoint. I’ve heard some great stories about how WCF can improve the architecture of your solutions. On the other hand I’ve heard some complaints about how complex the integration with SharePoint is. To keep it short: reason enough to check it out myself.

SharePoint BLOB caching issue solved

A couple of weeks ago Chris O’Brien – fellow MVP wrote an article on the research of the SharePoint BLOB cache he has done. During that research he has experienced some issues with some of the files not being cached properly on the client causing the browser to request the file every single time. As I’m working with Web Content Management solutions on SharePoint a lot, it definitely took my attention.

DevDays ‘09 Recap

DevDays ‘09 was an amazing event: nice venue, great content and a lot of great people.

DevDays ‘09 day 1

Wouter did a great job presenting his development tools, walking us through his Entity Pickers code and of course covering the ‘How I did it’ on his brand new site that just recently went live and which will soon be available as a CodePlex project! To keep it short: a great day full of great content!