Category Archives: SharePoint

Docker on Windows – Mounting Volumes

If your using Docker on Windows and looking to share folders between your host machine and your running containers you’ll likely want to us the –v flag to mount a volume like this: Luckily the error message is nice and … Continue reading

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The future of SharePoint development is cloudy

I’ve seen the future of SharePoint development and it’s decidedly cloudy. And that’s a good thing, no, that’s a great thing for the health of the SharePoint developer community. A few months back I was fortunate enough to be invited … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 Search: Add User Profile Properties to the Full Text Index

We would like to allow users to search on values stored against user profiles without needing to use an explicit managed property search, i.e. they just want to type in the keyword and have the relevant people returned. Pretty much … Continue reading

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Extracting a full list of users from SharePoint

I had an interesting ask from a customer the other day. “Can I get a report of all the users in the system along with some key pieces of data that is stored on their user profile?” Sure there are … Continue reading

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Name ActiveX controls for public sites AKA go away name.dll prompt

So, I use Chrome, there I said it. They say that admitting you have a problem is the first step to solving it. Anyway when I’m browsing the web using what is, in general, a pretty good browser I’ll every … 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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Practical Guide to Public Facing sites

This year I presented a second session at the New Zealand  SharePoint Conferences, on “A Practical Guide to Public Facing web sites”. As promised in my session here is the slide deck.

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