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The Sandbox is dead! Long live the Sandbox!

So, you may have heard that Sandboxed solutions have be deprecated in SharePoint 2013. This was one of the big news items that came with the new version of the product along with the new SharePoint App Model. That’s not … Continue reading

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Design Manager and Server 2008 R2

I was trying to use the design manager features today and ran into this on my dev server. I’d copied the short cut from the screen and pasted it into the map network folder dialog and got this:   If … Continue reading

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PowerShell: Pause for specific key strokes

Today I needed to add a wait into a Powershell script, given that is a point where the user running the script needs to go do some manual steps on another server I thought it might be a good idea … Continue reading

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SPC366 Making SharePoint Websites Sing on your Smartphone

Well that was fun! I had a real blast co-presesnting that session with Chris. As promised I have a bunch of resources for you to download and peruse. Disabling Mobile Re-direction via PowerShell Hmmm, apparently WordPress won’t let me host … Continue reading

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Powershell: Getting a useful error message

So I’ve been writing a lot of Powershell scripts lately. Particularly with respect to SharePoint config and SQL Backup & Restores. Running some of these restores has been problematic and I’d quote often see this unhelpful error. Exception calling “SqlRestore” … Continue reading

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Handy CAB tool

Alright, I’ve just had to edit an existing wsp 😐 I won’t go into the why and wherefores, suffice to say that I decided that the easiest way to achieve my end was to extract the contents, edit the necessary … Continue reading

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Off to Office Dev Con

I’m just about to leave the office to catch my flight to San Francisco. I’m passing through there on my way to Office Dev Con in San Jose, California 😀 I’ll be updating my blog over the course of the … Continue reading

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