Article: Reading the SharePoint Change Log from CSOM

I've posted an article that discusses Reading the SharePoint change log from CSOM....

SharePoint 2013 REST filter for Yes/No fields

Did you know that if you search for Odata filter examples on boolean fields you will be sorely disappointed? I did however, find this wonderful tidbit...

Setting Workflow Status

A recent project required a workflow that routed approval thru various departments and had a somewhat complex process once the item was approved. As I was...

SharePoint REST syntax for methods

From http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn292556.aspx: To specify multiple parameters, include the parameter as a name-value pair, and separate the parameters with...

Metadata endpoint for SharePoint 2013 REST

At the DevIntersections conference this week in Las Vegas, the speakers in the SharePoint track were gathered in the “intersections” room waiting for the seats to...

Community Project: Content Organizer Link Web Part

For document libraries that are targets of Content Organizer rules, the upload link will redirect to the Drop Off Library. Contributors can also navigate directly to...

Community Project: SharePoint System Notifications

During a recent client visit, I came across an interesting application of technology that I had not seen in quite a while. On the intranet home...

New Article: What's New in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2010

This morning, the Dutch Information Worker User Group (DIWUG) published their ninth e-Magazine, which includes an article of mine. Marianne and Mirjam have done a wonderful...

Article: Impersonation and Elevation of Privilege

This article discusses the methods provided by the SharePoint framework that allow developers to accomplish tasks regardless of a user’s permissions. Impersonation and Elevation of...

Get the generated CAML query from the CQWP

This is mostly a note to myself, but did you know that the ULS logs contains the CAML generated by the CQWP? Product: Web Content Management...

New Article on People Picker in claims

I’ve published an article on the People Picker functionality in web applications using a Trusted Identity Provider. (What a mouthful.) BTW, it really should be...

SharePoint 2010 Metro UI solution–now with developer stuff

As many of you know, I dabble a bit in the branding world of SharePoint. Well, actually, I hang out with some people who actually do...

Community Project: SharePoint Advise One Another (A1A)

I have often been asked about changing the Alerts that are sent from SharePoint when a list item is updated. By far the most frequent is...

SPFieldCollection.TryGetFieldByStaticName() is inconsistent

Today’s task required me to check if a column exists on a list, and if not then add it from the site column gallery. Since...

EqualityComparer for Term

I had an interesting problem to solve today. Given a set of Terms entered in the TaxonomyWebTaggingControl, I had to determine which already existed in a...