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SharePoint Code Analysis Framework 5 released

October 3, 2014

I’m not one to make a blatant product plug but I really like the SharePoint Code Analysis Framework tool and they’ve upped the ante on how effective it is for running QA on SharePoint code, including tests for SharePoint Apps. What is the SPCAF tool? A desktop program that evaluates SharePoint code, solutions, features, Apps etc. and Read More

Conditional Color Coding on SharePoint 2013 Task List using JSLink

September 25, 2014

For SharePoint 2013 branding experts, this may be old hat- there are plenty of great articles out there on working with the new JSLink method of working with the clientside presentation layer of SharePoint. In this case, and for my own documentation, I’m sharing a specific JSLink method to conditionally format a SP 2013 Task Read More

Visio Organizational Diagraming Webinar .. free

August 30, 2014

Ready to learn how Microsoft Visio can help you simplify your work? The new Visio makes it easier than ever to create and share professional, versatile diagrams that simplify complex information and help you achieve your strategic objectives. Attend our free webcast series live to be eligible to receive a fully functional perpetual copy of Read More

SharePoint 2010 vs SP2010 + FAST vs SP 2013 Search Capabilities Comparison

August 8, 2014

I put together this article to highlight the enterprise search capabilities that are provided in SharePoint Server 2010, FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint, and what’s new in SharePoint 2013. Info presented is tailored towards the search experience desired in typical environments, focusing on key elements and functionality. O = available † = improved in Read More

Workaround for Office 365 SharePoint Site Mailbox App mailbox name rewrite issue

August 8, 2014

Site Mailbox is an App available in SharePoint Online  that helps by providing a central place to file email and documents that can only be accessed and edited by those with the appropriate site permissions. When creating a Site Mailbox in SharePoint Online, a client and I ran into a funny anomaly. We know that there is a limitation Read More

Outlook Web App – Override layout mode for touch screens, tablets and smartphones

July 15, 2014

For  mail accounts hosted on an Exchange 2013 server or is on Office 365, Outlook Web App (OWA) can be set to 3 different layouts. OWA tries to recognize the device type and automatically selects the  appropriate layout. There are some situations in which you might want to overrule this selection. For instance, in the Read More

SharePoint Server MVP Award #2

June 30, 2014

I’ve been awarded as a SharePoint Server MVP for year 2 today. It was a great first year, there’s nothing like your first MVP Summit, your first SharePoint Conference, and all the other experiences as an MVP- putting the names to the faces of all the online SharePoint mentors and heroes you’ve had over the years. Read More

Overcoming sticky logouts with Office 365, Azure, or Windows Intune in a web browser

June 23, 2014

​As an IT type, I find it required more often than most to be able to log out cleanly from various Microsoft services, or log out so I can then log in as another user. Typically sessions on services like Office 365 seem “stickier” than most, particularly in NTLM-enabled (Windows Login) browsers such as Internet Explorer escalating through steps Read More

Firefox v30 breaks SharePoint authentication on non-Windows based browser

June 20, 2014

From https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox/Releases/30/Site_Compatibility#Security NTLMv1 auth has been disabled, NTLM support on non-Windows platforms is now deprecated Bug 828183 – Firefox enables insecure NTLM (pre-NTLMv2) authentication Bug 999306 – Allow generic NTLM v1 if pref set Bug 1023748 – Allow NTLMv1 over SSL/TLS, or intranet access is broken on Firefox 30 for non-Windows platforms The support for Read More

Retract Outlook emails the effective way – Before they get sent

June 5, 2014

Do you have fat fingers? Trying to format some picture in a draft email and you press “Send” by mistake? Do you regularly YELL SAILOR-WORTHY SWEARING in your email draft and then retract what you write? (that last one can be fixed with therapy btw) Sounds like you need some risk mitigation – an ability to Read More

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