Category Archives: SharePoint

MVC, SharePoint Apps and SharePointContextFilter

Visual Studio 2013, in RC now, comes with MVC App Templates for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online. The MVC template gives you several different layouts. Empty all the way to some pre-configured application. The best part, with this new MVC Template comes a pair of helper classes: [SharePointContextFilterAttribute] and [SharePointContext]. “These APIs wrap a series of steps… Read More »

Configuring SharePoint 2013 Search REST API for anonymous users (AUTOMATED)

Waldek has posted on this topic already, and has an extensive post available. This post only contains a simple automated solution. The issue/goal here is: “One of the great capabilities of SharePoint 2013 is the Search REST API. Unfortunately it’s disabled for anonymous users by default. Find out how to enable SharePoint 2013 Search REST… Read More »

SharePoint Dares 2013

Op uitnodiging van Dave Kiwi van Sparked spreek ik aanstaande 28 mei 2013 op de SharePoint Dares 2013 “Op 28 mei vindt ons jaarlijkse evenement voor de SharePoint community plaats. In navolging op de voorgaande ‘SharePoint Nightmares’ en ‘SharePoint Truths’ avonden, wordt dit jaar de ‘SharePoint Dares’ avond georganiseerd” Update 28 mei: Sparked heeft mijn… Read More »

Shredded Storage and the Evolution of SharePoint’s Storage Architecture

Bill Baer posted a great post on “Overview of Shredded Storage in SharePoint 2013“. “SharePoint Server 2013 provides an improved level of IO and storage efficiency through a new storage capability known as Shredded Storage. Shredded storage is a new data platform improvement in SharePoint 2013 related to the management of large binary objects (I.e.… Read More »

Federated Search – Twitter

Wanted to share this little sample federated search location with you. Twitter has a search site where you can search for tweets: It also has a atom feed for results:{searchTerms} SharePoint supports OpenSearch and with this Atom feed by Twitter we can create a OpenSearch reference as a Federated Search Location in SharePoint.… Read More »

SharePoint 2010 SP1

So we have released the first Service Pack for SharePoint 2010, both Foundation and Server. You can find all of the details listed here <– must read this first !!! Update Foundation first: SharePoint Foundation 2010 Service Pack 1 Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Foundation 2010 Language Pack June 2011 CU for SharePoint Foundation 2010 Then… Read More »

Driving SharePoint Adoption

Help is underway for those of us driving adoption of SharePoint. A new site launched: And with it a SharePoint Adoption Kit “Ah, driving adoption. We know it can be tough to get a team to change its ways. But you don’t have to resort to wearing disguises like our SharePoint champion. Use this… Read More »

MOSS 2007 and ADFS

Found this today, might be usefull for people who are “stuck” on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 but want to use ADFS2 or Federation. Microsoft Federation Extensions for SharePoint 3.0 Release to Web Federated Document Collaboration Using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and AD FS 2.0

April 2011 CU for SharePoint 2007 and 2010 has been released

Read more here: KB 2512783 – WSS 3.0 KB 2512782 – MOSS 2007 KB 2512804 – SharePoint Foundation 2010 KB 2512800 – SharePoint Server 2010 KB 2512801 – SharePoint Server 2010 with Project ServerAs you see there is a separate Full Server Package for SharePoint Server 2010 with Project Server which simplifies patching of… Read More »

Announcing the SharePoint Diagnostic Studio

Bill Baer posted an announcement over at the the sharepoint blog: “In the new version of the SharePoint Administration Toolkit we’ve introduced a new and revised SharePoint Diagnostics Studio that represents a complete departure from previous diagnostics toolkits. The next generation SharePoint Diagnostics Tool, the SharePoint Diagnostics Studio, presents server diagnostic information in a visual and… Read More »

Office 365 Developer Training Kit online

Just saw this over at the SharePoint Online Developer Resource Center: Office 365 Developer Training Kit Use this online or downloadable training course to help you get started building cloud-based communication and collaboration solutions for Office 365, including SharePoint Online. Includes 7 modules, with over 10 hours of video and 17 hands-on-labs. Have a look… Read More »

Microsoft SharePoint Online Code Analysis Framework (MSOCAF)

At Microsoft SharePoint Online, as a part of the validation and verification process, a tool is used: MSOCAF. “MSOCAF analysis executes a set of rules against the custom solutions, prior to submission for deployment approval into the pre-production and production environments. The MSOCAF application is built using an extensible framework so that the SharePoint Online… Read More »