Removing the Default Editor Parts from SharePoint Web Parts

I was recently asked how to remove the Editor Parts (Appearance, Layout, Advanced, etc) from custom Web Parts.

One strategy is to implement your own Editor Part and mark the built-in ones as not Visible.

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Workflow Initiation and Association Forms in SharePoint 2010: GetInitiationData, Seralize<T>() and Deserialize<T>()

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SharePoint 2010 in Visual Studio 2010 has made creating Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) workflows an awful lot easier. There are still one or two areas that can be confusing to new developers

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Enabling IntelliSense for the JavaScript Client Object Model in SharePoint 2010

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If you’re creating or editing a JavaScript file in Visual Studio and you would like some help creating Client Object Model code, you’re not alone.

It’s a little bit cryptic, but we can tell IntelliSense to include any JavaScript libraries you have on your development machine.

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SharePoint 2010 Base Types, List Template and Definition IDs, and Content Types IDs

I’m often asked for a list of the IDs of the most common Base Types, List Definitions and Content Types. Especially useful if you’re writing CAML definitions of Lists, List Instances, or Content Types. Here are the lists I’ve gleaned from MSDN.

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