Tag Archives: Development Environment

Adding RAID to a Development PC

I have long thought that with the improvement in CPU performance, I/O would become a bottleneck. To overcome this, some motherboard manufacturers are bundling RAID controllers. I have such a motherboard, which is bundled with Intel’s Rapid Storage Technology (IRST) … Continue reading

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Housekeeping timer job that can dynamically load housekeepers

I have been toying with the idea of creating a general purpose timer job that can carry out any number of tasks now or in the future and that will not require re-compiling or redeployment. The solution I thought of … Continue reading

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Add Internet access to a vmware team

If like me you develop for SharePoint within an isolated domain hosted as a vmware team then read on. To protect the hosts network the team is normally isolated using a virtual LAN.  The only problem is how to allow access … Continue reading

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CustomAction corrupts the {ItemUrl}

I hit a problem with my Copy/Move application.  You can pick up the thread to the application here. The {ItemUrl} that I was using in the CustomAction was being corrupted for documents that contain a ‘+’ plus in their url. … Continue reading

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Be gone filthy GUIDs…part 2 – service application configuration

If you have followed part 1 then you will have a vanilla SP 2010 farm. You will now want to create some service applications right? But guess what. If we use the farm configuration wizard we end up with more … Continue reading

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