Dave McMahon

Dave McMahon has been involved with computers since college days but only entered the industry fulltime in 1998. He has been involved with the .NET Platform since the 1.0 Beta 2 stage and with SQL Server since version 7.0. In the last 3 to 4 years he has specialised in working with first Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and more recently with SharePoint Server 2010. He has been writing technical articles for various online and offline magazines since 2005, and has been speaking at major conferences such as TechEd Europe and SharePoint Evolutions since 2006. He currently holds the position of Software Systems Architect at Ridgian, a major Microsoft Gold Partner who provide in SharePoint based Business Intelligence Solutions. He is a founder member of The Next Generation User Group and has his blog at http://nxtgenug.spaces.live.com.

05 April 2011
05 April 2011

Using Features and Solutions to Deploy your SharePoint Customizations

When deploying any Sharepoint application, the way to do it is through 'Features and Solutions'. There are two recommended paths of deploying custom functionality into SharePoint: Sandboxed or Farm Solutions. Which should you choose, and in what circumstances? Dave McMahon talks us through a Sharepoint deployment with Sharepoint 2010 and VS 2010 and finds it pretty easy. … Read more