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What's New #SharePoint Development in Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview?

MSDN released insights about SharePoint development support on the next generation of Visual Studio – VS11

  • Create Lists and Content Types by Using New Designers
  • Create Site Columns
  • Create Silverlight Web Parts
  • Publish SharePoint Solutions to Remote SharePoint Servers
  • Test SharePoint Performance by Using Profiling Tools
  • Create Sandboxed Visual Web Parts
  • Improved Support for Sandboxed Solutions.
  • Support for JavaScript Debugging and IntelliSense for JavaScript
  • Streamlined SharePoint Project Templates

Source: What's New SharePoint Development in Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview

They are really a cool set of new features which are needed by SharePoint Developers.

The question will be all this features will apply for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint vNext (15) or we will expect another version of Visual Studio?!

SharePoint Tag Cloud – Business

I have created this tag cloud for Business terms used for SharePoint implementations.

SharePoint Tag Cloud-Business

Channel 9 SharePoint Posts

Channel 9 has been always a rich source for videos on Microsoft Technology

Knowing I mainly concerned with SharePoint here you can find list of SharePoint related video posts


SharePoint Saturday Arabia – Wrap up


Simply it was amazing event.

Amazing Speakers – Thanks a lot for helping on make this happens

Great Sessions – since we have amazing speakers ;)

Active attendees – Thanks a lot for your great feedback and supporting us

Stay tuned for the presentations and recorded sessions.

SharePoint Saturday Arabia Schedule and login information

Now SharePoint Saturday Arabic sessions schedule is available you can download it from here

We will have introductory session and two parallel tracks.

Intro and Keynote:

Ayman El-Hattab and Marwan Tarek

Channel 1:

Channel 2:

Live Text Chat for All Sessions:

The first session starts at 7:00am (GMT +0 ) Ayman and myself will do the introduction then we will have present a short keynote presentation. Everyone should login for the first session of the day. That’s when we’ll give instructions on how the day will work and how to attend the sessions.


There is no password needed, so leave that field blank.

Live Text Chat for SPSArabia: We have setup a live text chat so you can participate in the discussion during the live sessions. No login is needed… ignore the password field. Each of the various tracks will have their own chat room, making it possible to flip back and forth between tracks.


The session schedule, presenters and session listings are now available for download:

To save time before the meeting, check your system to make sure it is ready to use Microsoft Office Live Meeting.

Also you can follow the sessions online tweets by following #SPSArabia

SharePoint Saturday Arabia Giveaways – thanks to all our sponsors

SharePoint Saturday Rocks!!

We have a lot of energy for SharePoint Saturday Arabia on 27th March, More than 600 registrants, Amazing speakers from around the world and very supporting sponsors for the event.

Thanks a lot of All sponsors for supporting the event and providing a collection of rich resources.

  • Our platinum sponsor “USPJ Academy” is offering 20 copies of “Introducing SharePoint 2010” journal issue as raffles. This issue, spanning a massive 180 pages, is the first independent book on SharePoint 2010 available on the market.
  • is offering one yearly subscription (worth $199.50) as a raffle.
  • TekPub is providing free monthly subscription to all SharePoint Saturday Arabia attendees.
  • Telerik is offering one premium collection license as a raffle.


    Cannot wait to win one of these giveaway :)

    Register now if you didn’t register yet here

    Follow #SPSArabia on twitter or follow me on twitter @marwantarek to get the latest updates.


  • SharePoint Saturday Arabic


    I'm really glad to announce that Registration is now open for participation in Live Online SharePoint Saturday Arabia. Live presentations, presented from 7:00am to 3:00pm (GMT+0), on March 27, 2010.

    In order to hear the presenters, you will need headphones or computer speakers. There will be no conference call dial-in phone numbers.

    The live blogging platform will allow for real time questions to be passed to the presenters. There will be multiple sessions running simultaneously so that we can present to a diversified audience with different technical needs.

    As you register, we would very much appreciate it if you would spread the word to your SharePoint colleagues.

    Register NOW to reserve you place

    SharePoint Saturday EMEA


    SharePoint Saturday EMEA available NOW!

    First SharePoint Saturday event to be broadcasts in EMEA time zone (8:00am to 5:00pm London time)

    Date: January 23, 2010

    Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm London time

    Registration is now open

    It will online event and for free, you will need headphones or computer speakers. There will be no conference call dial-in phone numbers.

    Join Facebook group here

    EGYSUG: Another successful meeting

    On 21st of November we had our November meeting which was a successful meeting, I am very pleased to say that we had over 30 attendee (Partners and customers) were present and very keen to know What’s new in SharePoint.

    Event started with What’s new in SharePoint? by myself in which I introduced SharePoint workloads, SharePoint evolution and the new features in UI, Content management, workflows and BCS.


    In the second session Mohamed Yehia dig into the feature in SharePoint for developers, illustrating Visual studio capabilities and SharePoint designer enhancements, also he demonstrated Linq for SharePoint and the Client object model.


    The attendees feedback was great and the liked the sessions and asked for more sessions.

    I will be delivering another session on 5th of December and the user group will organize another session on 19th of December


    SharePoint4Arabs, The First Arabic SharePoint screencasts web site




    It is my pleasure to announce the official launch of SharePoint4Arabs (as one of the founders), the first website that offers free SharePoint Training for the Arabic SharePoint Community.

    SharePoint4Arabs is the only online community presenting and explaining SharePoint technologies in Arabic. You can find a lot of videos, presentations and resources for SharePoint online discussing the different aspects of SharePoint (development, end users and infrastructure…etc.), is now one of these valuable resources targeted to Arabic speaking audience. Our major target out of all this is enriching the Arabic SharePoint Community and teaching Arabs the fastest growing technology in the history of Microsoft.

    SharePoint4Arabic is welcoming any speaker to contribute in the website content by any means (Click here to register yourself as a speaker).

    You can also follow SharePoint4Arabs updates on twitter @SP4Arabs and for any enquiries, contact us at

    Allow me to introduce to you SharePoint4Arabs founders:

    - Ayman ElHattab is a SharePoint Developer & Speaker. He is a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer as well as a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in SharePoint configuration and development. Ayman writes articles about topics in relation to SharePoint and related technologies for online magazines, publicly speaks for numerous user groups and offline communities, organizes events and conferences for EGYSUG and you will always find him active at MSDN forums.

    - Marwan Tarek MOSS MVP since 2008 working with SharePoint technologies since 2005 using SharePoint 2003, 2007 and now 2010 and Microsoft certified professional since 2001, MCSD, MCTS and MCPD in SharePoint development and configuration. Also he is the founder of Egypt SharePoint User Group  and organizer of many SharePoint events in Egypt. You can follow Marwan on twitter @marwantarek or on his blog here

    - Mohamed Yehia has been diligently working in the development of enterprise solutions using Microsoft SharePoint technologies  including SharePoint Portal 2003, MOSS 2007 and currently 2010.  Mohamed is a Technical Architect and is Microsoft Certified Professional since 2001, MCSD, MCAD and MCTS Charter Member in SharePoint technologies.    He participated in a lot of Events for CuttingEdge Club and Egypt SharePoint User Group. Stay tuned to his blog and on Twitter @mohdyehia

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