In SharePoint, if you host a custom WCF service in a claims-enabled application, the authentication via NTLM is actually quite tricky if you are attempting to invoke it from a console application, for example. There are various articles and Stackoverflow...
I can’t say that I can add much more to the tutorials and articles already out there on the Net on this topic, but I’d like to point to the definitive example of how to implement one: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg193964.aspx David Taylor’s blog...
I was working with some SharePoint REST queries and couldn’t find a good list of the operations supported by the REST API. Namely, I was trying to figure out if it supported a “contains” operation (it does using indexof). I...
Might be one of the best ones in the four years that I’ve had this blog. I feel your pain dude, but I don’t know the answer…sorry bro.
Recently, I worked on prototyping WCF load balancing for our product, FirstPoint. I built a simple example to test the configuration and behavior of load balancing. Since there aren’t many end-to-end examples of WCF load balancing on the web, I’m...
I recently came across a weird error with a parnter that we’re working with. He was getting SSPI errors at the the client side. I had seen these previously, but only when configuring SharePoint and our product (FirstPoint) for Kerberos....
An interesting issue cropped up during development this week. It centered around a mysterious error that was happening in our web applications and causing IIS to crash…hard. Peeking in the event log, I found the following error:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: .NET Runtime
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1023
Time: 7:07:28 PM
.NET Runtime version 2.0.50727.1433 - Fatal Execution Engine Error (79FFEE24) (80131506)
For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
I spent bout two hours today tring to figure out why I kept getting a weird error while using prototype to call a WCF service. There are various other resources on the web regarding how WCF has a few quirks...
One of the most awesome features of WCF in .NET 3.5 is support for REST-style AJAX requests to the services. Rick Strahl has an excellent post on how to get it up and running with jQuery. Just some notes on...