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Tips for SharePoint 2010 developers

Posted by chrissyz on June 25, 2011

Have you been developing SharePoint 2010 solutions? Here are a couple of tips I would like to share with you.

1. Integrate SPDisposal Checker into your Visual Studio development project

If you have been following my previous blog on disposing SPSite and SPWeb, you should already been familiar with the SPDisposal checker tool. To increase the development efficiency and team collaboration, I normally integrate the output into VS project so I can see the results everytime I build the assembilies. This is very useful on the team project to increase the code quality. The latest version has a Visual Stuido AddIn Option, which integrate the tool into your Visual Studio automatically and output the findings as Error/Warning. Highly recommend!

SPDisposal Checker for Visual Studio

2. SharePoint 2010 Developer Dashbroad

This tool is really good with troubleshooting. It gives us metrics and allows us to trace page load activities. I usually set it ondemand using stsadm command. Of course you can use Powershell as well. I know I am a bit old fashioned. 🙂

After then you should see a nice toggle button on the top right corner of the page. If  not, make sure you have the right permission to the site.


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