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.
Monthly Archive: October 2010
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...
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...
I didn’t go, but John Peterson did. Check out his feedback from the conference. <3 jQuery
If you’re trying to get all of the content controls in an OpenXML document, the most obvious way to do it would be:
// Get the document instance
WordprocessingDocument document = ...;
// Get all of the SdtBlock elements
But this will only get you some of the content controls. Basically, it won’t return any...
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...
(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. ...
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...
I came across Irony (https://github.com/IronyProject/Irony) 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...