Working with SharePoint 2010 User Activity NewsFeed

יום שבת, מרץ 26, 2011

I was recently tasked with creating an application that once used will add an entree to the user's activity feed.The activity feed is a fun and social feature (one of many) of SharePoint 2010, and its purpose is to present a feed of actions that the user or his colleagues performed on the site.You can see how the activity feed looks on the following screen shot, taken from my local SharePoint development environment:Now hopefully that got you excited enough to read on ;)We are going to build a simple web part that will add an entree to the user...

SharePoint Social Networking project on CodePlex

יום שישי, ינואר 28, 2011

Last week i presented a session on the Israeli SharePoint user group about the ribbon control in SharePoint 2010. One of the things i showed in that session was a ribbon tab built for sharing and bookmarking links from the organizational intranet with other users using many providers such as Twitter, Facebook, Google, Reddit and others. The tab generated a lot of excitement in the audience so i decided to make it an open source project on CodePlex and in time add other social networking projects (such as my Twitter web part) to it. As mentioned in the project home page I got the idea for this tab from Zubair Ahmed's blog...