SP24 is live and we will be there!

SP24 is live and we will be there!  At 2pm GMT today SP24 was made live and we are really proud to be part of the original team that both organized and built the SP24Conf.com site. For those that don’t know, SP24 is a global, 24-hour, online conference featuring 2 tracks about SharePoint. SP24 is exciting as […]

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SharePoint Best Practice Resources

SharePoint Best Practice Resources10 Best Practices For Building SharePoint Solutions An excellent article covering topics such as App Dev, Testing and Continuous Integration. Best Practices: Common Coding Issues When Using the SharePoint Object Model “Learn common issues encountered by developers who write custom code by using the SharePoint object model” http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb687949.aspx Best Practices: Using Disposable […]

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An SP24 Adventure – The Thank you’s

An SP24 Adventure – The Thank you’sThis post is part of a series of posts about the SP24 Virtual SharePoint Conference:An SP24 Adventure – The ideaAn SP24 Adventure – Putting it all togetherAn SP24 Adventure – The big dayAn SP24 Adventure – After its all doneAn SP24 Adventure – The thank you’sManaging SP24 – A […]

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An SP24 Adventure – The idea

An SP24 Adventure – The ideaThis post is part of a series of posts about the SP24 Virtual SharePoint Conference:An SP24 Adventure – The ideaAn SP24 Adventure – Putting it all togetherAn SP24 Adventure – The big dayAn SP24 Adventure – After its all doneAn SP24 Adventure – The thank you’sManaging SP24 – A sneak […]

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The SharePoint Deployment Maturity Model

The SharePoint Deployment Maturity ModelMOSS has been the most successful server product Microsoft ever released. Sales are growing much faster than Microsoft ever expected and apparently the UK is outstripping worldwide growth. Unfortunately this quick growth is also highlighting one of the major problems that everyone seems to be struggling with – deployment. I’ve been […]

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SharePoint 2010 Activity Feed Types…

SharePoint 2010 Activity Feed Types…Just a quick note (as a reminder to self). Here’s a list of the Custom Activity Type Names that you can refer to in your code : BlogUpdate DLMembershipChange SharingInterest SocialTaggingByColleague NoteboardPosts SocialTaggingByAnyone SocialRatings INTERNAL_ChangeMarker StatusMessage ProfilePropertyChange Birthday_Reminder Birthday_Today WorkplaceAnniversary_Reminder WorkplaceAnniversary_Today ColleagueAddition TitleChange ManagerChange This is useful for code such as […]

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Updating SPWeb.RootFolder.WelcomePage not working!

Updating SPWeb.RootFolder.WelcomePage not working!I was recently trying to programmatically set the default (welcome) page of a team site, but my changes weren’t taking effect. As it turns out, this code: contextWeb.RootFolder.WelcomePage = rootFolder.Name + “/” + wikiFileName; contextWeb.RootFolder.Update(); Needs to be changed to work with a local copy of an SPFolder. I haven’t used reflector […]

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