Monthly Archive: October 2010

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...

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. ...

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...