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CloudShare Explorer for Visual Studio 2012

January 20, 2014

For those who don’t know about – it’s a subscription-paid virtual server hosting environment along the lines of Amazon EC2 or Azure, which has a key twist: it provides pre-configured virtual machines that specifically focus on SharePoint and related technologies. We use it for development at itgroove when we need to do high-level development, Read More

Resolving Nintex Feature Activation issues after migration

January 2, 2014

Issues have been reported with data migration tools used to transfer   content from a SharePoint 2010 environment to a SharePoint 2013 environment.   The tools are preventing the Nintex Workflow site collection feature from   activating in the 2013 environment. Scenario Site Collection A is in a SharePoint 2010 environment with the Nintex   Read More

Blog Reader for SharePoint MVP’s Windows Phone 8 App

December 17, 2013

The Blog Reader for SharePoint MVP’s App grabs the latest blog posts from all known SharePoint MVP blogs and surfaces them in one handy interface. Get the latest insider info from your favorite SharePoint MVP’s, anywhere, anytime! Get the FREE App now If you are an SharePoint MVP & blogger and would like to add/update Read More

Visual Studio 2013 now available to MSDN Subscribers

October 18, 2013

Visual Studio 2013 is now available for MSDN subscribers! Public launch is Nov. 17- What’s new in VS 2013 : For developers and development teams, Visual Studio 2013 easily delivers applications across all Microsoft devices, cloud, desktop, server and game console platforms by providing a consistent development experience, hybrid collaboration options, and state-of-the-art tools, services, Read More

Deleted documents version history behaviour in SharePoint Document Sets

October 7, 2013

Someone asked me about why it seems Documents that are deleted from Document Sets are apparently not recoverable from the Document Sets version history. It is a bit odd at first glance- seems like version history should be version history. The official MS description of how to work with versioning in Document Sets is here:   More Read More

Extract DLL assemblies from the GAC via Mapped Drive

September 13, 2013

Sometimes we need to dig up DLL files from the depths of the Global Assembly Cache, for development purposes. Visual Studio project references may be missing and you may need those .DLL’s to get that sucker to compile. Viewing c:windowsassembly in explorer view presents a different experience than we normally get – this is for good reason so Read More

Symptoms of Pathological Science & Technical Problem Solving

August 22, 2013

Irving Langmuir had an interesting career in science. He made countless discoveries an inventions including the diffusion pump, atomic hydrogen welding, submarine detection devices and the gas-filled incandescent light bulb, and even coined the word “plasma”. What is really interesting for me, however, is that in 1953 he coined the term “pathological science“, describing research conducted with Read More

Disk defragmenting SharePoint on Virtual Machines: Performance tweak or myth?

August 9, 2013

I previously posted about the effectiveness of defragmenting guest machines (SharePoint servers) in virtualized environments here: SharePoint on Virtual Machines – Is Disk Defragmenting necessary for Performance? Today the ever-helpful President of PerfectDisk, Bob Nolan, wrote me to share a very interesting tidbit that he found on VMware’s VSphere documentation: “Last week I was researching Read More

SharePoint Hire Interview Question Matrix

August 8, 2013

What Hiring staff in a highly specialized technical field such as SharePoint can rapidly turn into an inconsistent & time-consuming (expensive) affair, if you don’t have the right system in place. Selecting the right candidate for a SharePoint job from a pool of applicants with largely similar backgrounds & CV’s can be daunting – SharePoint Read More launched – New MS SP end-user resource site

July 30, 2013

Microsoft has introduced, a new site geared towards driving SharePoint Adoption. This site is a great resource for helping end-users understand SharePoint and what’s in it for them. The site offers a use case catalog, how to guides and videos, and an adoption guide with recommendations on how to drive organic adoption of SharePoint based Read More

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