Tip – Timer Job Service in SharePoint

Tip – Timer Job Service At certain times on redeploying your source code for an already existing timer job, you may find that your changes are not getting reflected. To resolve the issue you can restart the Timer Service from the Windows Services Management console (services.msc) or quick way to do is by command

November 2, 2013 · Adi · No Comments
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Tip – Timer Job Constructor in SharePoint

Tip – Timer Job Constructor Default constructor in timer job class is mandatory else you end up with the error “TimerJobxxx cannot be deserialized because it does not have a public default constructor.” when activating the feature that installs the job. You should have constructor like below code

November 2, 2013 · Adi · No Comments
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Modifying web.config in SharePoint

Introduction This post covers how to modify web.config through object model in SharePoint. Changes to the web.config should not be done manually which is a bad practice. Modifications should be done through SPWebConfigModification class object and the complete track of changes will be saved in configuration database. This is the best practice to be used […]

November 2, 2013 · Adi · No Comments
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Tip – SharePoint Tracing

Tip – SharePoint Tracing During the development it is very common for us to check what is the exception in the log file. But, by the time we open the file the log data will overwhelmed with many messages. Especially the trick I follow in Dev environment is, when I get exception I will immediately […]

October 31, 2013 · Adi · No Comments
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Logging in SharePoint

Introduction This post covers how to log information when working with SharePoint. We may require to log exception details or to log any data for information purpose We will see how easy in SharePoint to log information using SharePoint Logger and how easy to view the logged information. Skill Level – Medium

October 31, 2013 · Adi · No Comments
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Basic List Operations in SharePoint with object model

Introduction In this post we will see complete basics of SharePoint list operations through object model with better code Accessing SharePoint List Create / Update / Delete items of List Skill Level – Basics

October 30, 2013 · Adi · No Comments
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Download files as Zip File in SharePoint

Introduction In this post we will see how to download selected document library items as zip file. The zip file creation api is from open source code of icsharpcode.net Skill Level – Medium

August 11, 2013 · Adi · 48 Comments
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Hide Explorer button in the Ribbon

Introduction In this post we will see how to hide ‘Open with Explorer’ button option from the ribbon. This is one common requirement where most of the clients request for as they do not want expose this option for users. Skill Level – Medium

August 10, 2013 · Adi · No Comments
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Move Folders of SharePoint Document Library using object model

Introduction SharePoint does not support moving folders directly but in this post we will see how we can achieve move folders of SharePoint document library to one location to another using object model. We will also see how to keep same folder Version, Modified and ModifiedBy values after moving The post includes Moving folder along […]

August 10, 2013 · Adi · 4 Comments
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Move Files of SharePoint Document Library using Object Model

Introduction In this post we will see how to move files of SharePoint document library to one location to another using object model. We will also see how to keep same file Version, Modified and ModifiedBy values after moving The post includes Generic method to move file to destination Keeping the file version, Modified and […]

August 9, 2013 · Adi · No Comments
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