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Anyone who has worked/working on SharePoint will understand the pain of SharePoint deployments Trust me it’s not that easy if you are planning to do everything manually.  In 7th edition of SharePoint Column I would like the readers to focus on how we can automate SharePoint deployments and save your time.  I will be pointing out awesome articles which is a must read for developers and leads as this will help you understand why and how to implement these in your projects. 1. I am sure you will be interested in understanding why would you automate a SharePoint deployment and their benefits? http://zimmergren.net/business/automating-sharepoint-development-iterative-development-process http://www.sharepointnutsandbolts.com/2011/06/sp2010-continuous-integrationpt-1.html 2. Read more [...]

CAML Query builder is the favorite tool of SharePoint Developers. The much awaited CAML Query Builder for SharePoint 2010 is released and its termed as CAML Designer. Karine Bosch’s co-developed this tool with Andy Van. The newer version of tool is developed using WPF and support only SharePoint 2010. For more details of the tool you can visit here. Snap Shot Click to Download CAML Designer or CAML Query Builder for SharePoint 2010 Read more [...]

Recently we ran into an issue where Custom Forms Based Authentication was failing on MAC machine. The FBA was configured properly without any issues and is working like charm with Windows OS. Did few searches on Google and found that few of them have faced the issues but in a different scenario and following were the work around or fixes were suggested.       Most of them have either wrongly configured Form Based Authentication and on proper configuration   it started to work.      For few the Claims to Windows Token had stopped, and on restart of the services FBA started working.      Few also suggested the performing an IISRESET on the server solved their issues.   Read more [...]

There are scenarios where you would like to add list item to a folder/sub folder in a custom SharePoint list and many of you would like to achieve this using ECMA script/ JavaScript Client Object Model. Before we start with the code, i am assuming that you have enables Folder Content Types in a custom list and have also created a Folder in a list before the below snippet is executed. happy coding.. Read more [...]

Recently I have been getting comments on my post Collapsible QuickLaunch SharePoint Menu For MOSS 2007/WSS 3.0 Using Jquery saying this is not working on SharePoint 2010 or is there any solution to get it working in SharePoint 2010. So here is the post that would describe how to achieve this in SharePoint 2010. The way quick launch is rendered in SharePoint 2010 is different from MOSS 2007/WSS. SharePoint 2010 uses DIV/UL/LI for rendering menu tags compared to TR/TD in the previous versions. The image below shows how the menu is typically rendered in SharePoint 2010. After doing some research I came to an approach of using Jquery to achieve this. Here is the article which is Read more [...]