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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Business Application Blueprints by Mike Oryszak

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Building the Project Site Template

The Project Site Template will be added to a new project named SPBlueprints.WebTemplates. This project can contain multiple templates as well as any site configuration solutions.

Create the project

To create the initial project:

  1. Open Visual Studio 2010.
  2. Select File, then New Project.
  3. Browse the installed templates and select Visual C# | SharePoint 2010, and then Empty SharePoint Project.
  4. Enter the project details such as Name, Location, and Solution name.
  5. Within the SharePoint Customization Wizard, provide a path to your SharePoint site and then be sure to select the option to Deploy as a farm solution.
  6. Right-click on the project file and select Add then New Item.
  7. From the template selection screen select the Empty ...

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