Ed Price – Bibliography

This page lists my bibliography. It should hopefully expand over time. The sections are divided into different parts: Books (printed books, any roles), Author (books, ebooks, & whitepapers), Editor/Reviewer (books, ebooks, & whitepapers), and Social Media Author (online articles on blogs and TechNet Wiki). Each section lists the items chronologically, with the most recent contribution…

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Restore options in SharePoint Online – Must Read

Update: 6/6/2017: Please check https://support.office.com for the latest official information. It’s possible to restore a site to a previous point in time, but before proceeding with this action you have to ensure that there are no other solutions: User Recycle Bin Admin Recycle Bin The time of the restore should be chosen based on the last…


Investing more by slowing down to speed up

As the holiday season draws closer and with only 9 sleeps until Christmas, now could be the best opportunity to spend some time reflecting on the success of 2015 and what we might do differently in our businesses during 2016 to achieve even greater personal and company success.   For me personally, taking some time…


Perspectives on Perfection

Have you ever begrudgingly delivered a piece of work? Ever had a project that you didn’t feel great about? Ever had a deal where your picture of perfection was compromised? If we’re honest, it has happened to us all. We begin with the best intentions; wooing our customer, listening to their needs, describing how we…


X++ in AX7: Static members

You can now declare class member variables as static. The semantics are the same as in C#; namely that all instances of the class will share the member, e.g. if one class sets the value, another class can get it. In AX7 static members are scoped by the session, i.e. two sessions will not share the…


C++ Core Guidelines Checkers available for VS 2015 Update 1

[This post was written by Andrew Pardoe and Neil MacIntosh] Update: The CppCoreCheck tools are now part of VS 2017: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/vcblog/2016/10/12/cppcorecheck. Back in September at CppCon 2015 Neil announced that we would be shipping new code analysis tools for C++ that would enforce some of the rules in the C++ Core Guidelines. (A video of the talk is available…


C++ Modules in VS 2015 Update 1

[This post was written by Gabriel Dos Reis and Andrew Pardoe] Update: See this post on using the Standard Library via modules in MSVC. The VC++ team is excited to preview a new feature in VS 2015 Update 1: The first experimental implementation of A Module System for C++, proposed for C++17. That proposal was approved…


Why is my ASP.NET application recycling, restarting

When you are experiencing slowness with your ASP.NET application, one place to check is if the application is being recycled.  If the application is being recycled over and over again, then sessions and application settings are lost and it has a pretty big impact on your users and customers. A place to begin your investigation…


SharePoint 2013 Automatically update the ADFS token signing certificate – Revisited

In my last post I wrote about a PowerShell script that can be used to automatically update the token signing certificate in the ADFS trusted providers. This project aims to solve this problem by creating a custom timer job that will download the ADFS federation metadata and check if the primary token signing certificate has changed….


SharePoint 2013 Automatically update the ADFS token signing certificate – Updated

The problem   One of the caveats when using ADFS as authentication provider in SharePoint is that out-of-the-box there is no way to automatically update the ADFS token signing certificate when it’s changed in the ADFS server. Many times, the ADFS admins leave the ADFS certificate auto rollover enabled. This means that ADFS will automatically…

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