Server Type “complete” is missing when installing Office SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows 7 or Windows Vista

I really like Windows 7! As I am a SharePoint developer I was happy that (thanks to Bamboo) one can install SharePoint on Vista and Windows 7. After I figured out why my first installation try went wrong I hit another strange issue. When installing MOSS you have to choose which role your server is […]

Inconvenient class-naming with feature receiver and scope=”Farm”

Writing feature receivers during SharePoint customizing a common task. Depending on the scope your features belongs to your code looks similar to the following: public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties) { // Scope="Web" SPWeb web = properties.Feature.Parent as SPWeb;   // Scope="Site" SPSite site = properties.Feature.Parent as SPSite;   // Scope="WebApplication" SPWebApplication app = properties.Feature.Parent as […]