SharePoint 2010 MySite My Profile Error

Saw an interesting situation today… in one of my test environments, I set up a User Profile Service, a Web App for MySites, and a MySite Host Site Collection… when I tried to test it out, I was able to access the main MySite page, but I got an “unexpected error” when I tried to…


Formatting a date in a SharePoint DataFormWebPart DropDownList

Here’s a  trip down memory lane for those of you still working with SharePoint 2007 going down the SharePoint Designer application development path… I had a request to format a DVDropDownList displaying a date.There’s a lot of posts out there with clever javascript hacks, and the obvious method of using a calculated column to format…


InfoPath 2010 Custom Code–Altering a Field

  Here’s a simple task – alter a field in the code behind for an InfoPath 2010 Form. Not as easy as you’d hope. You have to dust off your XML skills get this working.  Here’s some sample code:   XPathNavigator fieldTwo = MainDataSource.CreateNavigator().SelectSingleNode(“/my:myFields/my:field2”,NamespaceManager); Make sure to add the NamespaceManager parameter… otherwise, you’ll get the…


InfoPath 2010 Form with Sandboxed code will not publish to a SharePoint that is also a Domain Controller

  Receiving the following error: “The form template has been published to the server but it can only be opened in InfoPath Filler. The sandboxed solution could not be activated. The custom code in the form cannot be run. This functionality may be deactivated on the server. For more information, contact the server farm administrator.”?…


Kindle for Windows Phone 7 Released!

Yay! Mobile reading is back! It didn’t show up in the Marketplace Search, but I found it as the first entry in Apps->Books & Reference->New. Highly recommended – no more being bored in lines. Beautiful interface!