Creating a workflow for SharePoint Foundation 2010 to automatically copy new documents to organized archive

As I’ve mentioned in my previous post, currently I’m doing some work with SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint Learning Kit. One of the tasks I had to do is to create an archive of all documents (reports) learners had submitted. If we were using SharePoint Server, I could use one of the new SharePoint 2010 Server features – Virtual Folders based on metadata . Problem is that this feature isn’t supported on Foundation version of SharePoint 2010 therefore I had to implement something similar myself.

After doing some searching, I’ve decided to workflows for that task. After some trying I’ve saw that I won’t be able to do that using SharePoint Designer. I needed to write a custom workflow using Visual Studio.
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Compiling and localizing SharePoint Learning Kit v1.5

This weak I’ve started to work with SharePoint Learning Kit (SLK). As it says on the page:

SharePoint Learning Kit is a SCORM 2004 certified e-learning delivery and tracking application built as a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 solution.Памятники

Since we using “SharePoint 2010 Foundation” for our project, I was lucky, that 1.5 version which is compatible with SharePoint 2010, was released this month. I’ve managed to install and try SLK but there still were some problems:

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Baltic MVP Summit

On 11th -12th days of February I was able to participate in Baltic MVP Summit which took place at Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija in Riga, Latvia. Me excluded, there also were 3 more MVPs from Lithuania, 3 MVPs from Latvia and 5 MVPs from Estonia. There also were couple of DPEs and Alessandro Teglia, CEE MVP Lead, himself.

At the first day of the summit, we started with little introduction. Each of us named our MVP expertise, things we are doing as MVPs and what we expect from this summit. After the launch, we’ve got nice presentation from Alessandro about MVP program. After his presentation, user group presentations took place. I’ve shortly introduced MugIT community/UG which I am one of the two leaders of. Sergėjus Barinovas showed a presentation about another user group in Lithuania that he is running – .NET UG. Estonians talked about the project they have running – Eneta. After a coffee break we had a discussion about GITCA, INETA, UGSS and value of those organizations for user groups. After all official activities for that day were over, we went to restaurant “Garage” where we had really tasty dinner, some wine and lots of chatting about various things.

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