The Top 10 Things Indians are Searching on Google Maps

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In the next few years, India will see a great deal of growth among internet users. India is also a hot market for the mobile industry and so it is no surprise that a lot of Indians are using Google to search for useful information. Also Google Maps is also increasing used by Indian and […]

My top 10 tools for a better SharePoint development experience

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Sat, 12/03/2011 – 20:24 Hi,The purpose of this blog post is to present some tools that I’m using in my day to day SharePoint activities. I will not talk about the very rich Microsoft tools such as SharePoint Designer, InfoPath et…I’d rather focus on tools that really help hardcore developers to be more efficient in […]

User Profile Synchronization Service–Hangs on Starting (I fixed it!)

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by Bill Daugherty II I have several servers thankfully all of them are development servers that have this issue… It happens a lot, and finally instead of creating a new server every time (and I have) I decided to fix the issue. After several hundred hours of debugging, I finally decided to call Microsoft’s Premier […]

SharePoint Search: Partial Page Exclusion

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Out of the box, SharePoint provides a mechanism for excluding publishing pages from the search index by any number of criteria, but what if you want to exclude only parts of a page?  This becomes useful when you have content on numerous pages that contains common keywords.    For Example, In Our Production site we […]

SharePoint Deployment: Powershell Script

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Pre-SharePoint 2010 developers are familiar with Stsadm command. The general scenario of SharePoint 2007 deployment is to develop a batch file with stsamd commands. A generic deployment includes the following steps: Deactivate Features Uninstall Features Retract Solution Delete Solution Add Solution Deploy Solution Install Features Activate Features   SharePoint 2007 Deployment Script: I’ll first describe […]

SharePoint 2010 Deployment: Powershell Script

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Pre-SharePoint 2010 developers are familiar with Stsadm command. The general scenario of SharePoint 2007 deployment is to develop a batch file with stsamd commands. A generic deployment includes the following steps: Deactivate Features Uninstall Features Retract Solution Delete Solution Add Solution Deploy Solution Install Features Activate Features   SharePoint 2007 Deployment Script: I’ll first describe […]

Sharepoint 14 hive directory structure

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Posted by Isha Attlee Labels: SharePoint 2010 Microsoft has replaced the "12 hive" structure that we had in SharePoint 2007 with "14 Hive" structure in 2010. Some of the folders in 14 hive are : Program FilesCommon filesMicrosoft SharedWeb Server Extensions14 – This directory is the installation directory for core SharePoint Server files. Program FilesCommon […]

SharePoint: RegistrationId List Template Type IDs

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RegistrationId List Template Type IDs Updated yet again again! (1/12/10)  This time with SharePoint 2010 additions. Updated yet again! (1/18/09) When I get a chance I'll add one more column to indicate if the list is user created, "built-in" or hidden. Below is a list of RegistrationIDs for use with API code and CustomAction Features […]

Get dll which is installed in GAC or take backup of installed dll from GAC

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Filed under: SharePoint | Tags: dll assembly GAC SharePoint backup | Let’s say, you have installed dll in the assembly and you want to retrieve the dll back from it. If you got me right and looking for the same, then you are at the right place. I will explain with the scenario, what I […]

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 […]