Managing Document Templates with Content Types and Content Type Hub

Recently I wanted to manage a central set of document templates associated with content types across a number of site collections.  We also wanted to look at using content type syndication with content types that have a document template applied.  Document templates need to either be stored in the site collection where the content type…

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BCS – developing a .NET assembly connector presentation and demo

I’m attaching a presentation and code for developing an assembly connector for SharePoint 2010 BCS.  I plan to do a series of blogs about different elements of the solution, but wanted to get this posted for those that attended my talk.  It illustrates a connector that supports streaming, configuration, and secure store.  Unfortunately the code…

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SharePoint 2010 claims and Home Realm Discover – passing whr on the url to SharePoint

Home Realm Discovery is a process to select the trusted identity provider in a federated claims scenario where there is more than one provider that can authenticate users.  The default experience is to have the user select which claims provider to use to authenticate.  Often organizations would like to avoid making their users perform this decision. …

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SharePoint Guidance Library Hands On Labs Released to Codeplex

The SharePoint Guidance library introduces several components that can be challenging to ramp up on if you aren’t familar with some SharePoint and design concepts like dependency injection.  A great set of HOL’s have been released as a step by step walk through using different components of the SharePoint Guidance Library. SharePoint Guidance 2010 Hands…

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Handling SharePointServiceLocator failures due to caching

The SharePointServiceLocator in the patterns and practices SharePoint library implements a dependency injection pattern for decoupling service providers from service consumers.  It achieves this by mapping an interface to an implementing class.  The consumer of the implementation only has a dependency on the interface, and the service locator has the responsiblity to construct an instance…

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