Category Archives: sharepoint

Rendering JSON from an XSLTListViewWebPart

I recently built a site on SharePoint 2010 that used lots of JavaScript for custom form validations.  The JavaScript made ajax calls back to listdata.svc to get the data to perform the validations. Things worked fine locally, but when a … Continue reading

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Getting started with Durandal on SharePoint

I recently saw a presentation on using Durandal to build Single Page Applications within a SharePoint-hosted app. You can download the Sildes from the presentation on Andrew Connels blog here). It looked promising, so I wanted to give it a … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting issues with deactivating SharePoint(2010 SP1) Publising feature

I recently had an issue deactivating the Publishing Feature on a site. This document explains how I recreated the issue and eventually resolved it. I created a new Blank Site called TP I added a new document library called Images … Continue reading

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Timezone Issues when working with dates in SharePoint’s REST services

I was working on a SharePoint vacation planner  that would show employees down the left side of the page and Dates accross the top. The Sharepoint calendar does not provide such a format (as far as I know) so I … Continue reading

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Using SPPersistedObjects to store custom SharePoint Configuration Settings

SharePoint Applications can store configuration information in a many places (PropertyBags, lists, PersitedObjects, web.config ). PropertyBags and Lists are both stored in the Content Database, so when you copy your production environment down to QA environment, these settings come with … Continue reading

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Turning SharePoint ListColumns into SiteColumns using CSOM

I had a Library with various columns defined at the list level and did not use site content types. I needed to begin using site content types to better manage the data in the library.   I needed a way to … Continue reading

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Adding a New Item to a Lookup List using JavaScript and SPServices

Update 1/15/2013:  Be sure to read the update at the end of this post. This post shows how to add a link to an edit form that users can click to add a new item to a lookup list. When … Continue reading

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