Install Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012

Here is a short video showing how to install Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012. I use these tools to do SharePoint 2013 development. To read more >>


Moving a SharePoint 2010 Content Database to a Different Drive

Let’s say you have a ContentDB that’s growing larger. I know, crazy idea right… Anyhow, the SQL server is running out of drive space. The solution is to move the ContentDB. There are two ways of going about this. One is to move to a new server instance. While this is a valid and supported…


SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites and Errors I’ve seen

Like its predecessors, SharePoint 2013 has a whole list of prerequisites to install. Not unexpected, but yet it’s a hoop we need to plan on jumping through. SharePoint 2013’s prereqs are: Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.5 Release Candidate (RC) Windows Management Framework 3.0 Release Candidate (RC) Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role Microsoft SQL Server…


SharePoint 2010 Solution and Feature Deployment

In SharePoint 2010 PowerShell should be used to deploy solutions and enable features. There are a number of cmdlets used in this process. PowerShell Cmdlets To  add a solution to SharePoint previously used: ·         Stsadm –o addsolution In PowerShell you should now use: ·         Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath c:\contoso_solution.wsp ·   Once the solution is added…


Using the ULSViewer and Correlation ID’s in SharePoint 2010

[View:] This is a quick and dirty screencast. It’s pretty basic and I hope it helps.