Raghu's SharePoint Column : SharePoint - My Lifeline!!

Raghu's SharePoint Column
Delivering a high performance application in SharePoint is quite challenging and most of the times you end up using many tools to figure out the reason behind the delay in Page Load. There can be many factors due to which the response is very slow, some of them are Hardware Configuration. Software Configuration for Load Balancing. Architecture of the SharePoint Farm. JavaScripts, CSS, Images and Html on the Page. Capacity Planning. Poor Server/Client side code. I/O activity on SQL server. The following tools are can help you in figuring out the causes of performance issues: Fiddler – a very handy and light weight tool that can provide quick overview of you web site Read more [...]
In addition to my previous SharePoint 2013 Development Learning Series I would like to provide few more references that will help you understand the changes that has been take place in SharePoint 2013. 1.       http://www.wictorwilen.se/sharepoint-2013-personal-site-instantiation-queues-and-bad-throughput As a developer you should know how my sites are provisioned in SharePoint 2013. Recently Wictor Wilen has blogged about how the My Sites or Personal sites have been rebuilt and how they are provisioned in SharePoint 2013. 2.       http://www.wictorwilen.se/sharepoint-2013-enabling-pdf-previews-with-office-web-apps-2013-march-2013-update I am sure most of us are aware Read more [...]
Couple of weeks back i had listed down the web templates available in SharePoint 2013 , if you have missed it you can check this out here. But what about the new list template type that are exposed in SharePoint 2013 using Object Model with respect to SharePoint 2010 List Templates?  Here is the quick comparison chart. SP List Template Type Description SP 2013 SP 2010 AccessRequest Access Request List. Value = 160. Yes No AdminTasks Administrator Tasks. Value = 1200. Yes Yes Agenda Agenda (Meeting). Value = 201. Yes Yes Announcements Announcements. Value = 104. Yes Yes AppDataCatalog Yes No CallTrack Call Read more [...]
As we all know SharePoint 2013 general availability is around the corner many of us would be interested in knowing the new features and comparing with different editions and versions of SharePoint. So given below are the 5 quick links that might help you know more about SharePoint 2013 1. What’s New in SharePoint 2013 Editions Comparison http://talbottcrowell.wordpress.com/2012/11/27/whats-new-in-sharepoint-2013-editions-comparison/ 2. SharePoint 2010 vs. SharePoint 2013 Boundaries and Limits Comparison http://www.khamis.net/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=91 3. SharePoint 2010 vs. SharePoint 2013 Hardware, Software and Browser Compatibility Comparison http://www.khamis.net/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=92 4. Read more [...]
Rating Feature
While trying to answer one of the forum queries here I found an interesting feature dependency with Community Site definition in SharePoint 2013 so thought why not write a post on it. Given below is error and scenario of the query. Scenario: Created a root site collection using team site template and then create a sub site using Community Site. Was expecting an error has mention in the forum query above but it worked perfectly fine (I mean no errors). Error: 0x8107058aDependency feature 'Ratings' (id: 915c240e-a6cc-49b8-8b2c-0bff8b553ed3) for feature 'CommunitySite' (id: 961d6a9c-4388-4cf2-9733-38ee8c89afd4) is not activated at this scope. e030f99b-16c3-6081-3cf2-f8c5f541a495 Now the Read more [...]