In windows 10, if your network adaptor isn’t using DHCP, you appear to be stuck in “Unidentified Network” land. For example, this will apply if you set up an internal network for a Hyper-V VM with static IPs.
If you want to enable say, file sharing on that network this leaves you with a dilemma. Do you turn on sharing by defauly, which includes untrusted networks? A better option is to change the network type to Private, but how? Continue reading →
So, you’ve provisioned a new SharePoint online tenant, and would like to replace the Team Site at the root URL with a site using the ‘Publishing Portal’ template. Seems reasonable, right? Continue reading →
A client recently wanted to copy and paste hyperlinks with friendly descriptions from Excel in to the Hyperlink column of a list in SharePoint online.
October has certainly been a busy month for me! One of the reasons was that I had the opportunity to speak at the SharePoint Dnevi, or SharePoint Days conference in Portotož, Slovenia last week. The conference was on the 22nd and 23rd of October.
Since AngularJS is becoming ever more popular, I thought it would be a good idea to show people the benefits of using it with SharePoint apps.
I’ll have to cut this post a bit short, but here is the slide deck that I presented, for those that are interested.
So you need to store user data in your SQL database. Do you store a foreign key to your identity table? An Active Directory (or other) login string? Their full name?
Let me first say that while I have some experience with audit records in various environments, this post doesn’t relate to anything specific. Rather, it stems from a discussion on the topic with some colleagues, so I thought it would be useful to publish my thoughts on the matter. Continue reading →
If you’re in the area, register and have a crack at building a cross-platform mobile app on the day. There are phones and other goodies that will be given away courtesy of Microsoft and Xamarin, so don’t miss out!
If you can’t make it, or want to get a head start before the event, you can also check out some of the presentations from previous events on SSW TV.
I recorded a quick video explaining how to enforce associating Check-Ins with TFS Work Items. This policy can be used with both TFS 2013 and the current revision Visual Studio Online. It is worth noting that these policies are not compatible with Git.
Recently I’ve been trying to get an MVC controller working with the StructureMap.MVC4 NuGet package. In the process, I got a rather uninformative error which had me stumped for a while. Continue reading →