Artículo de lectura obligada para todos aquellos que se dediquen al desarrollo en el mundo SharePoint. Es una lista que enumera todas aquellas herramientas que hacen un poco más feliz la vida de los desarrolladores y administradores SharePoint.
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Visual Studio Development Environment Extensions
Extensions to CodeRush/Refactor to assist SharePoint development.
Quickly find the field names needed for CAML queries and controls.
Allows editing of SharePoint content (e.g. page layouts) from within Visual Studio.
Collection of STSADM extensions and plugins for Visual Studio.
Development environment with focus on SharePoint site modeling, deployment and provisioning with plenty of productivity tools. Mossquito unites the benefits of CAML and Object Model approach to site structure creation. Feature-rich UI, deployment based on compare & merge principle, DAO generator, command line for common tasks automation and more.
Examines the network traffic of pages as they load. Check the size of pages. Recommended for deploying public facing websites.
Net console provides network statistics.
Analyses page performance and provides network statistics.
Analyses page performance and provides network statistics.
Can analyze all network traffic. Handy for seeing what network traffic is really flowing.
Web Service Testers
Test tool for WSS V3's Query web service. Allows you to generate the request XML and send it to the web service.
Tests any web service (including SharePoint).
Search Test Tools
A number of tools and code samples that have been contributed to enhance the Microsoft search experience (Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS) Search, Search Server 2008 and Search Server 2008 Express).
Web service client that can explore the scopes and managed properties of a given SharePoint Search SSP, build queries in either Keyword or SQL Syntax, submit queries, and examine the raw web service results.
Allows graphical building of queries and examination and testing of the SQL generated by the object model.
Object Model Viewers
According to the vendor, it provides "Browser for examining SharePoint object model" and "Context scripts on C#"
Allows exploration of any .NET assembly, including those provided by SharePoint. Shows where and how methods and objects are used. Find feature for fields, properties, and methods.
See SharePoint farm objects, get their properties by reflection, activate/deactivate SharePoint features, add/remove event receivers, manage the recycle bin.
SharePoint object model explorer for inspecting your SharePoint environment. Can browse every site on the local farm and view every web, list, event receiver, etc... Enables the changing of properties.
Set of .NET language-based tools for creating dynamic, reusable CAML query components. Build CAML queries dynamically in code while preserving the syntactic structure of the native CAML language.
Assists in the creation of CAML queries. Allows testing against your SharePoint farm.
Build CAML queries and test them on a SharePoint site. User interface helps you to build queries against any list in your SharePoint farm.
Converts SQL-like queries into CAML.
Generates the ListInstance based on the List Template from a particular Feature.
Large collection of SharePoint features designed for developers and administrators. Provides assistance for debugging, logs, field and content type development, publishing sites, event receivers, and many more.
Collection of SharePoint features such as What's New, Autocomplete Text Field, Enhanced Site Actions, and more.
STSADM extensions for publishing sites and generating content type and column features.
Simplifies the process of provisioning Publishing Pages by extracting existing pages to XML. The files generated allow you to wrap your Publishing Pages in a Feature.
List of almost 100 STSADM extensions that cover a variety of development and administrative tasks.
Provides a Windows UI version of the STSADM tool.
Provides functionality for working with the SPWeb object.
Extensions that assist in the use of working with the SharePoint object model from Powershell.
Framework for SharePoint PowerShell scripts.
Provides a custom query provider for LINQ that allows the querying of SharePoint lists using LINQ syntax.
Provides the framework for using a SharePoint list for application configuration values.
Helps to check that unmanaged SharePoint objects are correctly disposed of in code.
Collection of tools including recursively delete sites, create and modify lists in multiple sites at once, and push a web part to multiple sites at once.
Automates the process of deploying MOSS site settings in all or selected sites in a server farm. Includes applying master pages, web titles, audit controls and expiration policies.
Allows a granular selection of content to be exported from site collections, webs, lists, folders, and list items to a .cmp file (Content Migration Package) which can be copied to other servers for import.
Performs common administrative tasks. Can backup sites, copy views between sites, bulk create sites, apply themes just to name a few functions
Great set of bookmarks to make navigating a SharePoint Web Site easier.
Test Data Generation Tools
Creating a given number of publishing pages with the desired page layout and content.
Capacity planning and performance testing tool that populates data for testing SharePoint deployments.
Excellent tool that pops up in start bar with errors in ULS logs based on filters. Very handy to have running whilst developing! Quicker than notepad viewing!
Taskbar application that allows quick recycling of application pools.
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