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Passing a function as a parameter to a method

I have recently been using D3.js for some HTML5/SVG/Javascript work and suddenly realised how useful passing functions as parameters to methods is. I then thought, well how about C#. Here are some examples ….

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Maintain SPFile version comment and last modified date when moving documents

In overview the strategy is one of replaying history. Each version of the file is reposted to the document library. The comment and last modified date is handled with a combination of SPFile.Checkin() and SPListItem.Update(). Intrigued? Then read on….

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SharePoint dates

You would like to think that SharePoint records the Creation and Modification dates for each item once only. Wrong! Take a document in a document library. The item is seen as both an SPListItem and an SPFile. The created and … Continue reading

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GetAssociationByBaseId returns null when the workflow association is disabled

This in my opinion is a bug but feel free to disagree. I came across this odditty when checking that workflow associations were enabled before attempting to start the workflow programmatically.

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Increase the manageability of CEWPs using jQuery and a single list

A few days ago I was asked to take a look at a SharePoint site with a faulty web part. The fault was in a web part on a site home page used to display the site’s announcements. Easy I … Continue reading

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