SharePoint Tips: Iterating through All the webs in the site

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Sometimes we need to process all webs in a site collection, as you want to do some quick fixes in the web. Few weeks back my manager asked me to do some fixes in the list items exists in all the webs in the site collection. There were about 30,000 webs in the site collection […]

Unfriend someone directly from your newsfeed on Facebook [How-to]

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Posted: 20 May 2012 05:27 PM PDT If you have so many friends on Facebook, then you must be annoyed like me due to useless and irrelevant updates in your News Feed or Homepage. Obviously you can unsubscribe from anyone like we told you earlier, but the thing is that what’s the use of keeping someone in […]

SharePoint 2010: Customize SharePoint Add/Edit/Display Form

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When you create a SharePoint list the default SharePoint add/edit/display form get its looks by its own. For example the fields appears in the add/edit/display form based on the sequence you added the fields. Also by default all fields of the list are shown in the forms. Sometimes you may need to give a hand […]

IE6 Still Survives and Usage has Grown Over the Past Two Months!

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Posted: 14 May 2012 04:12 AM PDT Almost fourteen months ago, I wrote about the IECountdown – which was like Microsoft’s official goodbye to IE6. It was a good initiative by Microsoft,which is still trying to get rid of the bad reputation it received becauseof a browser (IE6) stuck in time. Last year,Internet Explorer 6 […]

SharePoint Tips: Object Mode provides Built-in Field and Content type Ids

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Sometimes we need to access SharePoint built-in fields from list. You may find code to access list item value as shown below: listItem["Title"] = "value"; Code Snippet 1: Usual approach   The title field is SharePoint built-in field and you don’t need to hard-code the field name . SharePoint Object Model provides a class ‘SPBuiltInFieldId'‘ […]

List.ItemCount vs List.Items.Count

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SharePoint Tips: List.ItemCount vs List.Items.Count If you need to know the total items in the list, how do you write code? The usual way to write code is shown below: var itemCount = list.Items.Count; Code Snippet 1: Usual (not suggested) way to get items countHowever this will fetch all the records from database and apply […]

SharePoint 2010: Managed .net Client with Client Object Model (OM)

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The client Object Model for Managed .net application allows any .net managed application to communicate with SharePoint server without using any web service reference. Say you have a WPF application and from that WPF application you need to get data from SharePoint calendar. In the days of SharePoint 2007 you could read the calendar data […]

SharePoint 2010: Client Object Model – an Introduction

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SharePoint 2007 allows using its Object model to run against server running SharePoint. For clients (not running SharePoint in the box) the simplest way to communicate with SharePoint server is web services. SharePoint Client Object Model (OM) can be run on client PC (where SharePoint is not installed) to communicate with SharePoint server. So whereas […]

Use Google+ Hangouts to Share Desktop Screen with Friends!

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Posted: 13 Apr 2012 07:38 PM PDT Sharing your desktop online with a friend is a great way to troubleshoot a technical issue. Chrome has a nice app that allows sharing of desktops using only the browser. Google seems to like the idea of people sharing desktops screens and it even has this feature on […]

TIP – Check How Good Your Resume is with Online Tool

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Posted: 26 Mar 2012 05:20 AM PDT Fresh out of college when I started job hunting, I found out was that I was completely clueless on how to go about writing my Resume. I wish I had something like RezScore back then which is a free online tool that grades your Resume and gives suggestions […]