Tools of a SharePoint consultant

Posted by: Sahil Malik - blah.winsmarts.com, on 29 Jul 2007 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

Here is a quick post sharing a few tips on what I have learnt out of painful experience in forming the ideal sharepoint development environment for a consultant. Definitely Virtualize: Unless you are a masochist, you will end up virtualizing. Even within Virtualizing there are plenty of choices. I personally like to use VMWare Workstation 6.0 which I feel is a lot better than Virtual Server or Virtual PC. Here is a convincing screenshot -   A Powerful Machine: As a consultant, you have to travel quite a bit. Even if you don't travel, I have found that the convenience, and portability of laptops trumps the added power of a desktop. I do have a desktop at home with huge displays and full size keyboard, mouse, audio...

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