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Archive for 2009

Finally I started my first installation on sharepoint2010 on Windows Vista Home Premium. It had been long time I had download SharePoint 2010 and wanted to install it desperately. I couldn’t install it on my machine since its 32 bit, and affording a new machine at this point is like a big hole in my pocket. Though I have got one instance of SharePoint 2010 at my company, but I didn’t really enjoy exploring it since it’s damn slow because of Hardware resources allocated to it. The craze of installing SP2010 made me burrow my friend’s laptop which has a decent configuration where I can start my installation. Given below is the Laptop Configuration Details. HP HDX18t Premium Series Read more [...]

Recently when I was working on a web part which hosts a user control was throwing socket exception. I got stuck with this exception for almost 6hrs and finally figured out the main cause for this exception. It was a simple user control which was making a web request to a website and returning some data. The user control worked perfectly fine when I deploy it in an ASP.Net Application, but when I hosted this user control in SharePoint it started throwing Socket Exception “System.Net.Sockets.SocketException: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it”. Initially I thought this may be due to Firewall and have to open up port for that web application but the Read more [...]

Hi Friends The much awaited SharePoint 2010 beta version is now available for download publicly. You can download the beta version from the below link here. You need to sign in to download. SharePoint Designer 2010 and Office SharePoint Foundation Server 2010 Beta are also available for download. http://technet.microsoft.com/hi-in/evalcenter/ee388573.aspx Have updated the Sharepoint 2010 download link recently. Read more [...]

Recently we had a new server setup for SharePoint with Windows server 2008. I needed a publishing site for my new application, so I went to the Site Settings -> Site Collection Feature -> and clicked on activate Office SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure Feature. For a surprise I got an Access Denied Exception for the first time (Completely Shocked Since I never faced this before). I was curious to find out what were the exception details in the event viewer. The Event viewer showed the following exception details “Failed to provision the scheduling job definitions. Page scheduling will not succeed.” The fix for this exception is to change the Application Pool Temporarily. Read more [...]

Hi friends,

To download beta version of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 is over. Microsoft has made the beta version available for download. You can download it from HERE

If you want to download different versions/editions of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4. Check out this link

Happy Download