[Review 4.5/5.0] SharePoint Mobile App for iPhone and iPad

The Office 365 and SharePoint Mobile Client app for iOS allows users to easily connect to their SharePoint environments from their iPhones and iPads. After reviewing the app, I would give it a 4.5 out of 5. Adding a SharePoint site to the app is very simple for the end users: All that is […]

[SharePoint 2010] Custom Actions Default Locations and Group IDs

Custom Actions in SharePoint can be added to virtually every part of the SharePoint interface. Finding a complete list of the locations to reference in the Custom Action ELEMENTS.XML file has been a bit cumbersome. The MSDN article ( has some, however it appears the writer simply took the SharePoint 2007 list and added the […]

[SharePoint 2010] Create a Simple Custom Action Using Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio 2010 has added a multitude of new features to make custom development on SharePoint 2010 much simpler that it was previously. Though Visual Studio 2010 does not include a simple wizard or other simpler process for creating Custom Actions, we can still take advantage of the simple packaging, debugging, and deployment features available […]

[SharePoint 2010] Custom Actions – Intro

This is the first in a series of posts about using Custom Actions in SharePoint 2010. To get started, I thought it prudent to introduce the topic to those who have not used Custom Actions in SharePoint before. Custom Actions are not a new concept to SharePoint 2010, much of this information also applies to […]

iPhone AI Illustrator Sketch GUI Elements

Teehan+Lax have posted another useful mock up toolset. This time they have created an Adobe Illustrator file with sketch versions of the iPhone interface. Great for storyboarding and creating instructional material for applications. John ChapmanHello, I’m John Chapman. I am a SharePoint Developer for Sitrion (formerly NewsGator) living in Denver, Colorado. I develop […]

iPhone GUI Interface PSD for iPhone 4

Teehan+Lax have done it again and updated their iPhone GUI Photoshop file for the iPhone 4: John ChapmanHello, I’m John Chapman. I am a SharePoint Developer for Sitrion (formerly NewsGator) living in Denver, Colorado. I develop solutions using SharePoint and .NET, and I thrive on the challenge of writing code to overcome the […]

Photoshop Mobile GUI Interfaces (iPhone, Android, WebOS)

Over the weekend I was working on mocking up a mobile application in different platforms (iPhone, Android).  My original approach, like most people, was to take screenshots and mockup in Photoshop using pieces of the screenshots.  Get’s the point across, but doesn’t always have the most desired result. I discovered, however, that some nice folks […]