One of the annoying things for me has been trying to get a web part that would show a random item from a list. I’ve wanted to feature projects, employees, questions/answer sets, etc. on the home page to keep it new without having to finely control what data was exposed on the home page.
I’ve completed the coding for a Random Item web part which takes a random item from a list and displays it using the formatting that the user/developer provides. It has the ability to support previous and next buttons as well as the ability to cache the results for a period of time so that the entire page isn’t in a constant state of flux.
I’ve still got to finish the documentation and create a few example DWPs, but I’m looking for folks who are interested in beta testing the web part and letting me know what additional features it needs.