Silverlight–HTML 5

A good article on the topic can be found at Mike Taulty’s Blog post Silverlight *versus* HTML5? Really? He gives a short overview, before he goes into a more lengthy detailed discussion on how they complement each other. There are also a lot of comments.


PowerGUI Visual Studio Extension is out of beta

PowerGUI is a graphical user interface and script editor for PowerShell. So, PowerGUI is actually two products: PowerGUI, a graphical user interface for executing predefined PowerShell scripts. You can define scripts yourself, or download “PowerPacks” for different technologies like Windows, Exchange, etc. The PowerShell Script Editor, an editor for creating and debugging scripts, providing Intellisense…


Locking Down SharePoint Designer 2010

If you previously worked with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 you probably know a lot about SharePoint Designer already. Probably one big complaint, at least from the operational side for MOSS 2007 was that SharePoint Designer 2007 could be used so long down the road by the end user that It could break the site…


Installing SharePoint 2010 prerequisites offline

I use my private server for different types of testing, it’s a really a try & fail environment. Some days back I created some new VM’s (I am running a Windows Server 2008 R2 host with Hyper-V enabled) and created an isolated private network that will run SharePoint Server 2010. As i had no problems…


Script a Metadata Service Application using PowerShell

Scripting the deployment of service applications is a good idea; it is predictable, repeatable and gets you control over database names. I found a good script for the Metadata Service Application at Zach Rosenfield’s blog post SP+PS 2010: PowerShell to Create a Service Application.  Read Zach’s blog post for a detailed description of the script….


Debugging SharePoint – Web application could not be found Issue

Sometimes when I debug my SharePoint code from Visual Studio, I get the exception: System.IO.FileNotFoundException was unhandled   Message=The Web application at http://jl-sp2010/ could not be found. Verify that you have typed the URL correctly. If the URL should be serving existing content, the system administrator may need to add a new request URL mapping…


SharePoint 2010 Bootcamp, 4.-6. mai

Norwegian Only: Årets happening for deg som IT-tekniker eller utvikler på SharePoint vil være Sharepoint 2010 Bootcamp!   For mer informasjon og påmelding gå hit.


STSADM to Windows PowerShell mapping

Microsoft recently published a very useful new article on Technet that lists STSADM operations and their equivalent Windows PowerShell cmdlets. Check it out!.


SharePoint Site Configurator Feature V2.0 Released

  I am happy to announce the release of SharePoint Site Configurator Updated for SharePoint 2010 and packed with a lot of new features!   Why Site Configurator? There were three main reasons for creating the Site Configurator feature: 1. In some scenarios there is a need for being in as much control of the…