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Provisioning SharePoint Lookup Fields Programmatically

There’s a large number of blog posts floating around on the topic of creating lookup fields (whether programmatically, via XML, or via the UI), as there are many ways of doing so with many variations, each with its own set … Continue reading

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And on the Seventh Day, Monkeys Created SharePoint…

So lately at work I’ve been developing some reasonably complex document/picture library driven components, resulting in me writing some SPDocumentLibrary/SPFolder helpers for our SharePoint framework. And there’s nothing like a bit of alone time with the object model to remind … Continue reading

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Strongly Typed URLs in SharePoint

So it seems that the current flurry of advancement in our SP framework at work is leading me to write another topical blog post.¬†For the longest time (at least a year), I’d been wanting to improve the way we handle … Continue reading

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SharePoint Pain Points

Having worked with the developer nightmare that is Microsoft SharePoint for a couple of years and being one of the architects of a framework which sits on top of it, I’ve come to know a lot about various parts of … Continue reading

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How to Add a User Control to a SharePoint Web Part

By default, when you create a visual web part in a SharePoint 2010 project, Visual Studio adds a user control for you and performs the necessary plumbing to ensure it gets deployed to the Control Templates directory in the 14 … Continue reading

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Using SPWebConfigModification to Modify your Web.Configs

SharePoint allows you to use SPWebConfigModification to programmatically make web.config changes which propagate across your farm. Typically, you do this by creating a SP feature and adding your code to its FeatureActivated and FeatureDeactivating event handlers. The advantage of this … Continue reading

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