SpaDevToolkit Alpha

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Released: Sep 13, 2008
Updated: Sep 14, 2008 by drudolph
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Release Notes


  • SpaDevToolkit Core Library
    • New! SharePoint Business Objects - Base classes and default implementations for editing SharePoint list items through strongly-typed business objects.
    • New List Item Form Controls - Base classes for easily creating list item edit forms
  • SPaDevToolkit STSADM Extensions Library
    • Create your own STSADM tools be specifying the allowed parameters and by implementing the execution logic. Leave the parameter validation to the SPaDevToolkit interpreter.
    • Add automatic parameter validation to your commands using Validator attributes


  • SPaDevToolkit STSADM Extensions Commands
    • spa-registercommands - Register the custom commands you've created with the SPaDevToolkit STSADM Extensions Library with the STSADM environment.
    • spa-displaycommamdassembly - Lists the commands that are defined in an assembly. Provides warning and errors for invalid or conflicting commands.
    • spa-unregistercommands - Unregister commands registered with spa-registercommands.
NOTE This is an alpha release meaning it should definetly not be used in a product environment.


Available Downloads

  • Runtime Binary -
    • Contains the setup files and SharePoint Solution (.wsp) file containing the SPaDevToolkit Libraries and Commands (SPaDevToolkit.wsp).
    • Contains the setup files and SharePoint Solution (.wsp) file containing the Simple Form Sample which demonstrates how use Core Library classes to create list item business objects and edit forms (SpaDevSimpleFormSample.wsp)
  • Source Code - - Contains Visual Studio 2008 soultion containing SpaDevToolkit and Sample source code.

Installation Instructions - Runtime Binary (

NOTE: - The files in where created using WSPBuilder (See Kudos and thanks to the WSPBUilder team!
  1. Dowload
  2. Extract to a local folder on your SharePoint (WSS 3.0 or MOSS) development server
  3. Read the Readme.txt file included in the zip. This file includes instructions for deploying the toolkit and Simple List Form sample.

Installation Instructions - Source Code

  1. Extract
  2. Read the license file
  3. Read Readme.txt. This contains the instructions for building and deploying the source code solution.

Un-installation instructions

Runtime Binary

  1. Retract and remove the SPaDevToolkit.wsp solution using the SharePoint Central Administration application.
  2. Retract and remove the SpaDevSimpleFormSample.wsp solution using the SharePoint Central Administration application if installed.
  3. Delete the following files from the CONFIG folder in the SharePoint installation directory:
    1. stsadmcommands.SPaDevStsAdmHowTo.xml

Source Code

  1. Remove the following assemblies from the GAC
    1. SpaDevToolkit
    2. SPaDevToolkit.StsAdm
    3. SPaDevToolkit.StsAdm.Commands
    4. SpaDevStsAdmHowTo
    5. SPaDevSimpleFormSample
  2. Delete the following files from the CONFIG folder in the SharePoint installation directory:
    1. stsadmcommands.SPaDevToolkit.xml
    2. stsadmcommands.SPaDevStsAdmHowTo.xml
  3. Delete the folder where you extract the source


  • Please report any issues on Issue Tracker.

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