A 10-post collection

CRM 2011 and SharePoint 2010 integration

The out of the box integration between CRM 2011 and SharePoint 2010 / 2013 is one of those features that has a lot of potential, but it doesn’t fully deliver. It feels like a feature that is on the checklist of every prospective Dynamics CRM customer and so something minimal »

TechEd - Application Hosting Models in SharePoint 2013

Shyam Narayan (@dotnetbounce), a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer took us through the approaches to application hosting in SharePoint 2013.  Application Identity models in SP2013 SP2010 provided two models for custom code – Full Trust and Sandboxed Apps in SP2013 now have their own identity Fine grained permissions can now be configured »

TechEd: Real world SharePoint Customisation - IT Pro v Developer

In this session Jeremy Thake and Mark Rhodes took us through both sides of SharePoint customisation, pitting developers against IT pros.  Jermey started by taking us through a common scenario – the blame game. Customised SharePoint performs slowly, devs are guilty until they prove themselves innocent and need to prove their »

TechEd - Introduction to SharePoint 2013

Before attending this session I had downloaded and installed a preview of SharePoint 2013 and had a bit of a play with it. But this session was very helpful and well presented. The first part of the presentation was about My Sites and social features in SP2013. The My Sites »

BizTalk 2010 SharePoint Adapter 401.2 Unauthorized errors

Got BizTalk 2010, SharePoint 2010 and HTTP 401.2 Unauthorized errors? On a recent project we were having problems configuring the Windows SharePoint Services Adapter onto a SharePoint 2010 farm. This is basically a BizTalk 2010 web service that gets deployed to your SharePoint farm. It allows BizTalk to deposit »

CRM 2011 List Component for SharePoint activation problems solved

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 comes with out of the box integration with SharePoint 2010which allows users to store documents associated with CRM records. This is implemented with the List Component for SharePoint. This is a sandboxed solution that is deployed to the target SharePoint site. When activated it allows »

SharePoint weird delay on first load

Are you seeing ridiculous delays in your SharePoint web app spinning up with little activity on the server? Is it take over 2 minutes to display the first page after an app pool recycle? Does your server have access to the internet? No? This will cause delays when a signed »

Using Google Analytics with SharePoint intranet site

Ever wanted to use Google Analytics on an intranet site, particularly one hosted with SharePoint? Well it’s dead easy – you follow the same instructions that you would for any web site. Just copy and paste the generated JavaScript code into the master page of your site. This will work, »

SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 release dates

As announced officially here, Microsoft are going to launch SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 on 12th May 2010. RTM (Release to Manufacturing) is planned for April 2010. This is great news. Here’s some of the highlights on the SharePoint 2010 side of what to expect in the new product »

SharePoint user profiles

I have a need to be able to enumerate through the SharePoint User Profile database to collect some stats and do some analysis. Here’s some handy articles I came across while researching it. How To Properly Enumerate User Profiles using the SharePoint User Profile Web Service Updating and Enumerating »