Larry's Project Dev Blog

The musings of developing for Microsoft Project.

Two More MSDN Webcasts Coming

It seems like I’ve been doing Project Programmability webcasts for months… oh yeah I have :). ...

Author: lduff Date: 04/20/2009

Been Cheating on My Blog...

Yes it’s true I’ve been cheating on my blog and (it’s too embarrassing to say)… posting to another...

Author: lduff Date: 04/20/2009

Upcoming Project Server Developer MSDN Webcasts

HI All, I'll be delivering a few MSDN webcasts, below is the schedule. Hope to see you there. Feb...

Author: lduff Date: 02/20/2009

Lions, and Tigers, and Guids... oh my!

Everything in Project Server and SharePoint have Guids associated with them. A friend asked about...

Author: lduff Date: 12/11/2008

EPMU Developer Classes

I'll be delivering the upcoming EPMU Developer classes.  I wrote this content about two years...

Author: lduff Date: 09/04/2008

He's Back....

After a year hiatus, I've found a doctor to do a partial reversal of my management lobotomy...

Author: lduff Date: 09/04/2008

Larry Has Left the Building...

Last April I took a new job at Microsoft as a consulting manager. This means my Project Server...

Author: lduff Date: 09/13/2007

TechEd 2007 Presentation

I got a request over a month ago for my presentation from TechEd. I missed the request buried in the...

Author: lduff Date: 07/13/2007

TechEd 2007 - Sample 3

This is the final sample from my TechEd presentation. It's an event that captures the Project...

Author: lduff Date: 06/07/2007

TechEd 2007 - Sample 2

Here we go with the second sample, the Project Server Explorer. This sample opens a list of...

Author: lduff Date: 06/07/2007

TechEd 2007 - Sample 1

This year at TechEd I'm delivering the following session: Code Title Date/Time OFC339 Enterprise...

Author: lduff Date: 06/05/2007

Hanging at TechEd This Week

Hi All, It's been a while since I posted. Well there are two really good reasons for that 1) I've...

Author: lduff Date: 06/04/2007

Creating an Extended Project List

Happy New Year all! I had a really nice holiday break at the end of December, I hope you all did...

Author: lduff Date: 01/12/2007

Testing Columns in a DataSet

I ran into a nasty little surprise the other day. I was writing some code to see if a Project has a...

Author: lduff Date: 12/06/2006

Project Server 2007 SDK

Sorry I missed posting that the Project Server 2007 SDK is now live... that's what happens you you...

Author: lduff Date: 12/01/2006

How do I Create a Project Server User?

This post started with a pretty innocuous email that I thought had an innocuous answer too. But you...

Author: lduff Date: 12/01/2006

Microsoft Office Project Bug Bash - WINNERS

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Microsoft Office Project Bug Bash Beta 2 Technical...

Author: lduff Date: 10/28/2006

Project Server 2007 Beta 2 TR VM

I usually don't announce the availability of the Project Server 2007 VMs on my blog. But since the...

Author: lduff Date: 10/25/2006

PS2007 Project Details (VBA)

Fourth post, I think this is it. We started with C#, what you normally see the Project Server...

Author: lduff Date: 10/19/2006

PS2007 Project Details (JavaScript)

Post three and now things are getting a little more interesting. We leave the blanket of .Net and...

Author: lduff Date: 10/19/2006

PS2007 Project Details Sample (VB.Net)

OK, post two... we've gone to VB.net. If you want to know how to run this program see the C# sample,...

Author: lduff Date: 10/17/2006

PS2007 Project Details Sample (C#)

This is the first of a few posts on the same sample. Wow this must be a big sample to have multiple...

Author: lduff Date: 10/17/2006

Keep Pushing to RTM

Althought the posts have slowed I certainly haven't. Building the Beta 2 TR VM has been a much...

Author: lduff Date: 10/02/2006

Project Server 2007 Beta 2 TR SDK Available

The Beta 2 TR update of the Project 2007 SDK is published. Portal: Project Developer Portal in the...

Author: lduff Date: 09/18/2006

WEBCAST: How to install Project Server 2007 Beta 2 Technical Refresh

NOTE: There is an internet audio simulcast, there is no requirement to dial in Some of you may know...

Author: lduff Date: 09/14/2006

Project 2007 B2TR Bug Bash

For all of you that are part of the beta program the release of the technical refresh starts the...

Author: lduff Date: 09/14/2006

Project 2007 Beta 2 TR Hits the Streets

The technical refresh has hit the streets today. This is the last offical release before RTM. That...

Author: lduff Date: 09/14/2006

Project Server 2007 SDK - Reduex

I just wanted to remind everyone about the fantastic reference that the ProjectServer 2007 SDK is....

Author: lduff Date: 09/01/2006

Getting Notes from Project Server 2007

The inevitable follow on question to Getting Notes from Project Server 2003 when combined with...

Author: lduff Date: 08/28/2006

Getting Notes from Project Server 2003

I got an email asking about retrieving notes from a Project. Simple enough through the UI. But how...

Author: lduff Date: 08/24/2006

Enterprise Custom Fields from VBA

I got an interesting question the other day. The poster wanted to access enterprise custom fields...

Author: lduff Date: 08/23/2006

Publishing a Project

A few months back I wrote about creating a project using PSI from a template. I got a question that...

Author: lduff Date: 08/10/2006

Develop Without Borders Contest

I took a long weekend and as I'm going through my email I ran across an interesting program called...

Author: lduff Date: 07/24/2006

Project 2007 Binary Data

Good comment came in that I thought would make a good post: Is there a way to extract the blob the...

Author: lduff Date: 07/19/2006

Allowed Characters in Project Server

Anyone that has burned by OLAP cube problems, ADSync issues in Project Server 2003 is definitely...

Author: lduff Date: 06/30/2006

Reading a Lookup Table

In the spirit of the custom field discussion the other day, how about a little blurb on Lookup...

Author: lduff Date: 06/30/2006

Inheriting the Right Web Service Helps

Five today, I've got a lot to get out of my brain :). In a previous post I talked about delivering...

Author: lduff Date: 06/27/2006

Project Server 2007 SDK

I’m still working through some of the questions that have come up in the last few weeks. Where is...

Author: lduff Date: 06/27/2006

Project Server 20007 VPC (BETA 2) Image Corruption

I've gotten a few notes about the VPC image for Project Server 2007 on BetaPlace being corrupted. We...

Author: lduff Date: 06/27/2006

Modifying RTF Notes

In Project Server 2007 the Project Server Interface (PSI) was designed to expose as much to...

Author: lduff Date: 06/27/2006

Project Server 2007 Custom Fields

I got a question about updating of custom fields and outline codes that was very Project Server 2003...

Author: lduff Date: 06/27/2006

Apologies on Comments

I wanted to apologize to those of you who have submitted comments and they haven't shown up. I'm not...

Author: lduff Date: 06/23/2006

Where's Waldo???

Once again I disappeared from my blog, but I have a good reason, and it will be good for the readers...

Author: lduff Date: 06/22/2006

Modifying the ProjectStatus Call

I got an interensting question that I thought would be a good entry: I want to change the...

Author: lduff Date: 05/17/2006

If anyone wanted to watch the MSDN webcast on Project Server 2007 architecture that I gave the other...

Author: lduff Date: 05/10/2006

MSDN Webcast Questions

I just finished my webcast and there were a couple of questions that I didn't fully answer. So I...

Author: lduff Date: 05/08/2006

Create New Project From Template (2007)

Finally code samples for Project Server 2007 J. When you are integrating an application to Project...

Author: lduff Date: 05/02/2006

Upcoming Web Cast

I'll be delivering an MSDN Webcast on May 8th at 11:00 AM. The title of the session is :...

Author: lduff Date: 04/28/2006

When is a Publish Not a Publish?

I was looking through some of the comments and saw a question that the response really called for a...

Author: lduff Date: 04/26/2006

PDS Extensions to PSI Calls

Yeah I went on hiatus again, but this time had a great reason, two weeks on vacation in Florida. For...

Author: lduff Date: 04/26/2006

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