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TLS with SharePoint      04-Jul-2016     430  
Almost exactly two years ago, I wrote a post about using TLS with SMTP. See Using TLS with SmtpClient If you’d like to send transport layer encrypted email with you SharePoint farm, you can d...
Widgets instead of Add-Ins/Apps?      15-Mar-2016     498  
The concept of Add-Ins (formally knows as Apps) in SharePoint puts logic as HTML and CSS to another page. This page is then rendered as iFrame to another SharePoint page. This approach has advantag...
After a SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 migration our users complained, that in the multiple Active Directory domain environment they havethe People Picker does not resolve the users the same wa...
Treffen der SharePoint UserGroup OWL      25-Aug-2015     537  
Liebe SharePoint UserGroup, es ist so weit. Nach einigen Abstimmungsrunden möchten wir Sie nun am Dienstag, 01. September 2015 zu unserem nächsten Treffen der SharePoint UserGroup OWL herzlich nach...
Visual Studio 2015      20-Jul-2015     516  
Visual Studio 2015 has been released ...
SharePoint 2016 beta in August      20-Jul-2015     634  
According to this post, Microsoft will release a public preview in August I can’t wait to get my fingers on it… ...
Fix “Access Denied” on Registry and Filesystem      13-May-2015     590  
Today I installed the May CU on a SharePoint 2013 farm hosted in Azure. After the Installation was done (with a PowerShell script that disables some services to speed up the process), there were Ex...
Need users in your dev environment?      05-May-2015     517  
Often, you’ll need some users with data like picture and manager in your new development environment. Since you usually recycle your dev AD, this doesn’t happen frequently. But if you h...
Create the default groups via PowerShell      30-Apr-2015     590  
If your site is missing the three default groups “Visitors”, “Members” and “Owners”, you can create them easily with PowerShell or the Object Model.Add-PSSnapin ...
Update to the SharePoint Solution Deployer      23-Apr-2015     673  
A new version is out. If brings some great new extensions (two of them are from me ) v5.0.4.6440 (2015-04-04) New: All extensions added: Blocked file extensions, content type hub, custom crawl co...
ReSharper plugin “reSP”      20-Mar-2015     685  
I won’t discuss the advantages of ReSharper (R#) in this post. But I’d like to point to a great plugin. reSP. It will inspect SharePoint specific details. It knows e.g. the SPBuildInFie...
Speaker auf der ShareConf      02-Mar-2015     527  
Gute Nachrichten. Beide meine Sessions wurden angenommen. Ich werde also zwei Sessions auf der ShareConf halten. Ab in die Cloud – Migrationserfahrungen Wie migriere ich Dienste von einer On-Premis...
Als Aussteller auf der ShareConf      09-Feb-2015     485  
Auf der ShareConf im Juni wird arvato Systems mit einem eigenem Stand vertreten sein. Über die Themen werde ich noch infomieren Ob ich wieder mit einem (oder zwei) Vorträgen dabei bin, weiss ich l...
Redirect browser to a sub directory with WordPress      15-Jan-2015     547  
My blog is running with WordPress in the sub directory blog of my domain. If you, as a visitor, forget to enter /blog, this little index.php file in my root directory will redirect your browser to ...
The SharePoint Solution Deployer      01-Jan-2015     527  
Deploying Solutions can be a …. (fill in as you wish). The SharePoint Solution Deployer offers a great opportunity to writing your own scripts. The existing functionality should match your ne...
Time for some PowerShell! Almost every PowerShell script need some configuration parameters. With this post I want to show one way, there are others ;-), to parse a config file in XML format and us...
Format SourceCode to output HTML      11-Dec-2014     491  
In case you need a quick solution to generate HTML from SourceCode, take a look at this page: http://hilite.me/ Copy the generated HTML and you’ll have nicely formatted SourceCode ...
R# 9 is out      05-Dec-2014     609  
ReSharper 9 is out The Installer brings along other tools, so you don’t have to download them seperately. More infos here: http://blog.jetbrains.com/dotnet/2014/12/05/resharper-9-is-release...
Getting the PageTitle      01-Dec-2014     503  
Getting the PageTitle of a page should be just a property away would you think. I would call Page.Title to get the title of the current page. Unfortunately Page.Title contains “\r\n          ...
Treffen der SharePoint Usergroup OWL am 9.12.14      19-Nov-2014     537  
Am 9.12. ist es wieder soweit. Derzeit sind zwei Vorträge gesetzt: SharePoint Hosting – Ist die Cloud schon geeignet dafür? von Daniel Lindemann (ITaCS GmbH) Das Spannungsfeld Development-Op...
Recently I had a problem setting the title field of a Page within the pages library. My requirement was to set the title with the value from the PageTitle field of the current item. An ItemEventRec...
.NET goes OpenSource!      12-Nov-2014     1700  
Das sind doch mal hervorragende Neuigkeiten! Microsoft hat im Rahmen seiner Online-Konferenz connect(); am Mittwoch bekannt gegeben, dass das komplette .NET Framework zukünftig als Open-Source-Soft...
This article is written with scope on SharePoint 2013. With SP 2013 the default TrustLevel in the web.config is set to “FullTrust”. On previous version the value is “WSS_Minimal&#...
Custom field and UpdateFieldValueInItem()      20-Oct-2014     507  
Recently I was developing a custom field. To store modified values, the UpdateFieldValueInItem method has to be overwritten. In a normal way of clicking the submit/save button, the method is called...
Creating a lookup field via elements.xml      10-Oct-2014     591  
This is another post to help me remember. And as a reference for all of you, who cannot remember how to create a SPFieldLookup via XML.<Field ID="{8b26ec41-b6c3-4327-0066-0c18c0768626}" Name="In...
What is Dependency Injection?      09-Oct-2014     490  
This post will help you understand what DI (Dependency Injection) is, and how easy you can adopt the design patterns to create flexible and testable code. For a definition take a look at this Wikip...
Migrate SharePoint Blog to WordPress      01-Oct-2014     833  
As promised here, this is a follow-up post with the tool I developed for the SharePoint to WordPress migration. First, a screenshot: What is it, that we have to cover with a migration? Copying the...
ChangePassword Webpart – new version available      29-Sep-2014     465  
The ChangePassword WebPart on CodePlex has been downloaded over 20.000 times. The new version has a couple of new features: Easy Installation SharePoint 2010 and 2013 (Foundation and Server) Passw...
A new home for this blog      16-Sep-2014     476  
After many years of SharePoint as blogging platform, I decided to move to WordPress. There are several reasons for the decision. One would be that I want to get rid of my server at home. Another is...
Having a server at home that hosts a TFS is nice. But really necessary? Not really. So I decided to move all my sources to Visual Studio Online. Visual Studio Online Basic is free for the first 5 ...
Using TLS with SmtpClient      26-Jun-2014     504  
A rather small change to your code can increase security by sending E-Mails via an encrypted connection. Recently I stumbled across code, that send E-Mails with the System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient clas...
This post has some really great examples for JavaScript helper methods and available properties for working with Display Templates in SharePoint 2013. http://dotnetmafia.com/blogs/dotnettipoftheda...
SharePoint App Deployment fails      26-May-2014     507  
Visual Studio does not tell you much if an app deployment fails. Fortunately SharePoint will log more information about the problem that occurred during the app deployment in the ULS-Log. So if y...
The solution for warming up SharePoint      13-May-2014     486  
Most SharePoint Farms will have a solution for the long loading time after an Application Pool recycle or iisreset running. There are many different ways to preload websites, so your users have fa...