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Suppose you have two web applications (asp.net or SharePoint) and you have one asp.net membership provider database for both what you will did to create single sign on between these two applications ?
because these two web applications will use one membership database so once the user will login from any login form control in any application of them , the membership and forms authentication classes will manage this and once you logged in from any of them you will logged in to the other if your applications in the same domain even they are hosted in different servers.
SharePoint developers are thinking what is the benefit of creating a custom asp.net forms to add items in lists , it’s something like create a normal aspx page to add an item to database ! where is the powerful of SharePoint here in this case specially if there is a change request later to add a new field to list that will make a load for developers to add a new text box or any another control to the form that will insert a new item !
so let’s play with SharePoint controls and list fields that will give us the power to create dynamically generated forms to add and edit items in SharePointlists , this solution will generate a SharePoint Controls rather than normal asp.net controls.
This is a very good complete reference to install SharePoint 2010
hope it will help
“Save Site As a Template” link not appears in site settings page if you create your site as a publishing web site
Microsoft disabled this link and as i understand after do some search there is a problem occurring if you save site as template then try to use out side the same site collection because all publishing pages uses some content types and these content types not exists in the other sites collection so this is the problem !
I read this very well article here
it’s very important for developer who want to become a sharepoint 2010 developer so i copied it here also
thanks to Chris O’Brien
So either you went to the SharePoint Conference last week, or you didn’t go but have seen the blog articles/tweets about various pieces of new functionality in SharePoint 2010. But ya can’t get your hands on the bits until late November when the public beta is released – so what’s a poor developer supposed to do? Well, lots it turns out. Most SharePoint developers are going to need to learn some new skills if you want to hit the ground running on your first SharePoint 2010 project – this post highlights some “generic” (by which I mean non-SharePoint!) topics and techniques which will be useful. This list is primarily a list I made for myself so your priorities might be different, but it’s really what I’d want my first SP2010 project team-mates (whoever they may be!) to be looking at now.
Working With SharePoint GridView, how to create menu items links with dynamic flags
The good thing that SharePoint offers is SharePoint controls , SharePoint controls is an asp.net web controls with additional options that appear like SharePoint portals look and feel , its give your controls a good look and easy to enhance just understand it !
This topic cover how to create your first SharePoint gridview with menu items, there is many options you can find it like sorting menu, filtering columns and more but its out of this article scope try to discover it or we will discuss it in another topics.