Date Added: Jun 2011
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 provides project and item templates that simplify the task of developing web parts and deploying them to a Microsoft SharePoint site. The ComponentOne Studio for the SharePoint SDK is a free download that takes web part development to the next level by providing a rich framework for building Microsoft Silverlight-based web parts using any intrinsic or third-party controls. This framework includes interactive designers, property persistence, personalization, printing, and extensibility via the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF). In this podcast, learn how to create and deploy a sandboxed web part that uses the DataForm control from the Silverlight 4 toolkit to render the contents of any SharePoint list or external list.