Category Archives: Best Practice

Don’t get burned by Redis ConnectionMultiplexer; A sample wrapper

Every had a latent bug go undetected and then jump up and bite you? Yeah, not the nicest feeling. I’ve been working on a pretty interesting project that now makes use of Redis to provide a caching layer as the … Continue reading

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SPDisposeCheck: Do not use for SharePoint 2013

I like many SharePoint developers out there I am user of SPDisposeCheck. My team and I use this as in our Continuous Integration builds as one of our quality checks on to determine if our code is passing the checks … Continue reading

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Turn off custom error pages in SharePoint.

There are a number of good posts out there that will tell you how to get useful, for a developer, error messages out of SharePoint. Useful things to know while attempting SharePoint Development A solution to “An unexpected error has … Continue reading

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SharePoint and Agile

Go together like a horse and carriage. Well, that’s my take anyway. I’ve been involved on a few SharePoint projects now that have taken a tradition approach, i.e. waterfall style, to the development of the customers desired end product. While … Continue reading

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National Tour Roundup

Firstly thanks to everyone who came along, it was great to meet so many people either using SharePoint out there in the “Real World”™ and others who were just keen to learn more. Further thanks to: Matt Smith for organising … Continue reading

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Version Control is NOT Source Control!

Warning: Rant ahead! So a question popped up on the MSDN SharePoint developers forum about how to use integrate WSS and Visual Studio in order to save files edited in Visual Studio direct into WSS including using Check In/ Check … Continue reading

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