MaventionMinifiedJsFileGenerator was not found on this system – bugfix available

[A while ago I’ve published the Mavention SharePoint Assets Minifier extension that allows you to automatically minify CSS and JavaScript files](/minifying-javascript-css-mavention-sharepoint-assets-minifier/). Unfortunately it had a bug that in some situations resulted in the “MaventionMinifiedJsFileGenerator was not found on this system” error. I have just published a new version

Minifying JavaScript and CSS files made easy with Mavention SharePoint Assets Minifier

Minifying asset files is a known performance optimization technique. By removing all optional characters you can decrease the size of CSS and JavaScript files and make them download faster. Depending on how big your solution is this process might get tedious when done manually and this is exactly where Mavention

Importing documents to Document Libraries with Mavention Import Document Library Contents

[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

Import List Instances and their data with Mavention Import List Instance

When working with custom Lists you find yourself often redeploying the List and creating some test data to verify that everything is working correctly. Entering sample data may be fun to do once but becomes rather boring after a few times. Find out how to reuse your sample data in

Cleaning drop folder of Microsoft assemblies when building SharePoint Projects – TFS Build 2010 tip #2

When building SharePoint Projects using TFS Build 2010 many of standard available Microsoft assemblies are copied to the drop folder. This not only clutters your drop folder but also takes a lot of space on your disk. Find out how to remove all assemblies other than yours when building SharePoint