Secret Retrieval using Dapr

Let’s start with “What is Dapr?”. Taken from the dapr.io site: “Dapr helps developers build event-driven, resilient distributed applications. Whether on-premises, in the cloud, or on an edge device, Dapr helps you tackle the challenges […] Read More

Convert Office Add-In Web to MVC

Using Visual Studio to create a new Office Add-In results in two projects:  One for your Office Add-In (basically, the manifest) and another for the web project where you do the bulk of your work […] Read More

REST Calls and MDS

SharePoint 2013 introduces MDS, or Minimal Download Strategy, as a way to increase performance of various types of SharePoint sites (basically, non-publishing sites.) It’s turned on for quite a few site templates out of the […] Read More

First WordPress Post

I finally moved off of Community Server as my blog engine and migrated to this site using WordPress.  It’s all new to me so I’m still figuring out the settings, but with the help of […] Read More

Document Version Properties

I’m currently working on a SharePoint project involving a requirement to embed the current version into each document.  Not an uncommon requirement, but at the end of the day it required an uncommon solution due […] Read More

Changing the App Pool Identity using STSADM

Ok, ok…I didn’t write it.  But I was in the room when it was written!!  My co-worker Gary Lapointe presented last week to the Colorado Springs SharePoint User Group on customizing STSADM and his “demo” […] Read More

Web.Config FeatureReceiver Update

After my previous post outlining my custom Feature Receiver used to update any section of a web.config file, I had some follow up email conversations with Mike about his post and us possibly collaborating on […] Read More

InfoPath Master/Detail with SharePoint List Sources

I picked up some InfoPath requirements after one of our consultants had to leave so this one had to be done after dusting off the InfoPath brain cells.  I’m still not convinced this is the […] Read More

Test Twitter Notifier from Live Writer

Trying out the Twitter Notifier using Live Writer.  Found in the Live Writer SDK for Technical Preview.  This should show up on my Twitter feed.

Custom Code Access Security for Web Parts

We’ve been trying to figure out a way to do some custom searching in MOSS here for a couple weeks.  The first plan of attack was a custom Content Query Web Part using CommonViewFields hooked […] Read More