Monthly Archive: October 2010

Cancelling an Event In SharePoint 2010

Cancelling an Event In SharePoint 2010

Small note on the API change: the Cancel property has been deprecated in favor of the new Status property. Hope this saves someone some time.

Updating SharePoint Taxonomy Fields

Updating SharePoint Taxonomy Fields

I tripped up on it a bit recently on SharePoint taxonomy fields (or managed metadata fields) as I found that I wasn’t able to push down values from a SharePoint list item to a Word document programmatically in SharePoint. I...

Programmatically Submitting Files to the SharePoint Content Organizer

Programmatically Submitting Files to the SharePoint Content Organizer

The content organizer in SharePoint 2010 is an interesting feature, particularly from an application development perspective as it gives you a fairly competent rules builder (why does it post back when you select a content type?  Like seriously, Microsoft?) and...

Getting All Content Controls using OpenXML

Getting All Content Controls using OpenXML

If you’re trying to get all of the content controls in an OpenXML document, the most obvious way to do it would be:

But this will only get you some of the content controls.  Basically, it won’t return any...

SharePoint Development Patterns: Getting Started

Most teams, nowadays, use a virtual machine model for developing SharePoint solutions simply because it makes the most sense to do so.  From the teams and individuals that I’ve worked with, it also seems that most also work directly inside...

Philly.NET Code Camp – Follow Up

Philly.NET Code Camp – Follow Up

(One of many I foresee for the next week or so – lots of blogging to catch up on.) Firstly, thanks to everyone who sat through my session and the excellent questions and feedback.  I honestly expected < 10 people. ...

Programmatically Adding an Event Receiver to a Content Type

Programmatically Adding an Event Receiver to a Content Type

You’ll recall from a previous post that you can add an event receiver to a content type. That’s all well and good if you’re deploying your event receiver with your content type from the get go, but what if you...

Irony .NET Language Implementation Kit

I came across Irony (http://irony.codeplex.com/) today while contemplating whether to use antlr or not for a project I’m working on where the requirements call for allowing users to write small conditional instructions. From the project site description: Irony is a...