The process of developing software, including requirements gathering, solution design and analysis, implementation, testing, deployment, support and maintenance.

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Alternate SharePoint Code Deployment Approach

We have begun to take an alternate approach to solution packaging and deployment, and I wanted to get the community's perspective on it. We deploy all of our master pages, css, js, and other custom ...
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Approach for development of a simple WCM site

We are about to start building a simple WCM publishing site. It includes simple stuff like: News, Events, document libraries, Image gallery, video gallery, etc. We are using SP2010. This basically ...
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How to customize XLV

On the first page of our web app we want some "boxes" with a image and some links. What is the best approach for this? My first guess is to render data from a custom list. For this I need very custom ...
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Recurring timer job?

I have a situation where I need to move some huge data using a timer job. But I can't do this using OneTimeSchedule as it may impact the performance of my sharepoint application during the peak hours. ...
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Execution of code as Application Pool account

Here is what I'm currently trying to do - 1.Create a new instance of a timer job from a web part 2.Add a new site collection to the current web application again from a web part Each time the code ...
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Sharepoint 2010 FullTextSqlQuery using LIKE predicate does not find anything

I'm trying to execute a search in SharePoint 2010 with the FullTextSqlQuery class: using (SPSite site = new SPSite("http://localhost")) { using (FullTextSqlQuery query = new FullTextSqlQuery(site)) ...
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Is it possible to fake acount information on a Dev machine?

I have a virtualized dev machine that is disconnected from the network. I want to add a local user (from the vm) to an attendee list. Can't do it because this user.. being local... does not have an ...
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How can I get the current “full” URL displayed in the Browser?

I'm not looking for the solution using SPContext & so. I tried it but I can't get URLs like: http://mypage.com/testblog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1 ) thanks george ps: I forgot to mention that ...
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How do I develop my first web part?

I am a newbie in SharePoint development and I have an Oracle and ASP.NET background. Can you please guide me to any tutorial which can take me from building Web parts to showing them on a SharePoint ...
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How do I get all of the user profile fields?

How do I get all fields from user profiles including quote and tags? I'm using C#.
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Should I install SharePoint Server 2007 alongside development tools on my development machine?

I am new to the exciting world of Sharepoint Server 2007. I have Windows 7 Ultimate and created a Virtual Machine using VMWare with Windows 2003 Server (Standard Edition) and installed the following. ...
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How can I get started with SharePoint development?

I am new to SharePoint and I find this product more for document management, workflows, collaboration sort of things and learned the basics concepts of site management. Now I wanna move on to the ...
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How should I develop real applications using MOSS 2007?

I am new to SharePoint 2007 and have ASP.NET (C#) customized application development background but am now confused in MOSS 2007 regarding customized application development. Can we develop core ...
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Developing a replacement “Alert Me”-function

I'm pretty new to sharepoint-development, so I thought I'd check real quick with the gurus in here. I've been given the task of building a replacement for the built-in Alert Me feature. The main ...
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Storing custom properties for a SharePoint Site

Let's say you are building a Project Management solution where each Project equals one site (SPWeb object). Each project has it's properties like: Project Manager, Budget, Customer, Description, ...
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Add a new list item inside a folder using Lists.asmx

How can I add a new list item in side an existing folder in the list using the OOB SharePoint Lists.asmx web service?
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SharePoint - Deploy new default.aspx through feature

I have created a feature which deploys a custom default.aspx page. The deployed file goes to the template\features{featureName} directory. How does SharePoint know to use this default.aspx page ...
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Sharepoint 2007 and 2010 Training courses in the U.K or online

Can anyone suggest good training companies that offer Sharepoint 2007 and/or 2010 developer training and valued qualifications \ exams for a Sharepoint Developer? I should have mentioned the location ...
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SpGridView and Get Selected Row Data

I am using SPGridView. I want to fill textboxes with the SPGridview Selected Row Data on a button click event. Does anyone know how to do that? My code: txtCode= ...
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Should I use the XSLTListViewWebpart (Alternative3) or go with Alternative 1 or 2

Say I have the following site hierarchy: -Home - All Projects - Project123 - Project456 - Project789 - ... At the "All Project" site I need to show a list of all projects ...
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SharePoint Training - 2007 or 2010?

We have SharePoint 2007 and hope to migrate to 2010 sometime. If I take 2010 will the stuff I learn work on 2007 or should I take 2007? I am wanting to learn the back end. Creating Web Parts, etc. ...
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What are delegate controls for?

I just run this example: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms470880.aspx But I dont see what are delegate controls for, I can do this same thing with webparts or visual webparts, so what are ...
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SPMetal and automated build approch

When using SPMetal to generate entity classes, these classes are used in LINQ to SharePoint queries. We have a project with content type and list definitions and one project with business logic which ...
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Best way to get CAML for a custom content type

I am trying to get the CAML for a custom content type that I am creating. What I am really doing is creating the content type in Visual Studio 2010 and then deploying that content type to my sandbox. ...
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Web parts documentation for SharePoint 2010

I can't seem to find the documentation for Web Part development on SharePoint 2010. I need all the details, connectable web parts, custom verbs etc and what has changed since MOSS 2007. Thanks.
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Problem adding child nodes using SPWebConfigModification

I'm using SPWebConfigModification to update web.config. I've got the following scenario: <configuration> <configSection> <sectionGroup> <childnodes /> ...
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How to ensure application integrity on Sharepoint 2010

I'm a Sharepoint development beginner and I would like to develop a custom application on top of Sharepoint Foundation 2010. I decided to write few visual web parts for simple logic and Silverlight ...
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Visual Studio reports fake schema validation errors. How to clean SharePoint schema cache?

I have recently generated a couple of ListDefinitions using both SPSource and VSeWSS SharePoint Solution Generator. In both cases, surpisingly, Visual Studio reports fake schema validation errors in ...
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Database migration problem

We have recently migrated our MOSS databases from MS SQL Express 2005 to MS SQL 2008 both intances running on the same Windows 2003 server. After "successful" migration we switched the 2005 server ...
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External database connection in web part

So, I have a web part that needs to connect to a different database other than sharepoint. This is a custom web part that I'm writing in VS, not something built with SPD. How can I connect to the ...
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Can't open Sharepoint 3.0 Central Administration

Hiii...i'm new on this sharepoint. i have installed project server 2007 in my windows 2003 server. it works previously but yesterday after i installed some microsoft updates, i can't open sharepoint ...
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Sharepoint 2010 development process

I'm about start working on a new sharepoint 2010 project and I have some doubts about the development process. The thing is: as far as I know, all the code development chould be in a continuous ...
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Sharepoint wrong profile information displayed on master page

The master page on our SharePoint 2007 sites display the current user's department and division. The users department and division are sourced from the SharePoint profile. Recently, we have been ...
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Remote deploy WSP Files to SharePoint 2010?

I create some WSP Files on a build server every night and would like to automatically deploy them to a QA Environment. In SharePoint 2007, there was no way to remote deploy WSP Files except for ugly ...
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Using a repeater control in a web part

Check the site http://www.infotechstar.com/index.cfm?mg=cp.hp. I have to implement the functionality of the job posting in my SharePoint web part. The only thing is the top most item should be opened ...
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How to search in SharePoint with C# + CAML [closed]

I am developing a search web part. I am confused about which technique I have to use. Let's say I have a column in my Contact List called "Details", and one of the list items for this column contains ...
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Equivalent of a database table in SharePoint?

I'm making a Publishing site, and part of this site will display information about company products. We have a number of products, and each one should have its own description page. The description ...
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SharePoint Custom Module Development and Deployment

Good Day, We're working on custom module (Information Management System) for SharePoint. The project file of this module is a Class Library which contains User Controls. The User Controls was based ...
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Copy Sharepoint Sites/Doc Libraries For Development Purposes

Sorry if I'm getting the terminology wrong, I'm very new to sharepoint. Basically, a site I'm working on uses sharepoint for some versioning stuff in the background. I would like to be able to take ...
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Any need to manually dispose/close SPFile.openBinary method?

The following function copies the attachments from 1 list item to another, notice the byte[] binFile = file.OpenBinary(); line, won't this keep an open hook on this file? Do I need to take some ...
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TransferToSuccessPage() when SPLongOperation is running

I am using SPLongOperation() , the scenario is: Splongoperation operation=new splongoperation(); operation.begin(); try { /// all working... } catch(exception excep) { ...
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Failed to instantiate file “myComms.webpart” from module “WebPartPopulation”: Source path “myComms.webpart” not found.

I have a webpart i build using WSpBuilder and it works OK. When i use Deploy from Visual Studio it installs the WSP sharepoint and add the webpart to the webpart gallery. But it seems the feature does ...
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Best approach to adding a web part to an existing page in multiple environments

If you’ve got an existing page in each environment e.g. default.aspx and want to add a web part and promote to each environment what is the best approach? Create a WSP with a Feature Receiver and ...
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Coding for a SharePoint site at the application level

I have a logging module in my solution that adds log entries to a List<>. I’d like to set up a timer that calls a “WriteEntriesToLogFile” method which writes the entries in the List<> to a file ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 development machine installation problems

I'm having problems installing development machine for Sharepoint (Foundation) 2010. This is what I did so far on the same machine: Installed a clean Windows 7 x64 with 4GB of RAM without being part ...
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Accessing current user's UserProfile from C#

In MOSS 2007 this was straight forward. Instantiate a UserProfileManager and retrieve your own profile. In 2010 it seems the user has to have specific access to the user profile service. Even to ...
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Optimise development process for SP2010

We are trying to look at ways to optimise the development process for SP 2010. One of the first things is content types. We are planning to define these in SharePoint Designer. Then export these ...
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What is best practice for deploying third party SharePoint 2007 solutions?

I want to know what to look for and what to do (both from a developer and IT admin point of view) before installing a third party solution into a SharePoint 2007 farm? Is there a checklist that I ...
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Custom Field Control with TreeView with EventHandler issues

I have got a Custom Field Control in SP2007 (inheriting BaseFieldControl) with an ASP.NET TreeView control in the ascx. This works fine with checkboxes enabled so Users can select from the tree. But ...
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How can I create a web part for add update and delete operations?

I'm new to SharePoint and I'm working with web parts. I have learned how to create a basic webpart and how to deploy it...but I don't have any ideas about how to create a web part that adds updates ...