Using jQuery and jqplot in your display template to show a piechart refiner

With the display templates in SharePoint 2013 being built in html and javascript you can easily re-use exisiting javascript frameworks like jQuery. The jquery plugin called jqplot is one of many charting plugins available. It is more or less randomly chosen and the technique shown in this post can be re-used with many other plugins…

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No Code secure search with FAST Search for SharePoint 2010

Introduction Implementing secure database search on the item level with FastSearch for SharePoint 2010 (FS4SP) has been a somewhat confusing journey for me. At the start I had some questions: Can I use BCS? Must I write .NET assembly connector? Can I use FAST’s jdbcconnector? The short answer is yes, no and yes. The long…

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