SharePoint 2010 | Get Solution File Name from Feature activated

I was working on a custom solution with a client. This project has a high level of custom auditing, which means any custom feature being activated or deactivated, any solution being added/retracted etc. is logged. As part of the logging they also log the name of the solution file in question. They have multiple Farm…


SharePoint 2010 | Clear SharePoint Cache

SharePoint caches the content (Could be images, etc.) in two of its system folders. The cache is composed of these 2 folders: %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Web Server Extensions\Cache %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WebsiteCache In order to clear the cache, simply delete the files in these two folders. I even created a batch file for doing this, which allows you to automate this…

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Visual Studio 2011 & SharePoint 2010

Just got my hands on Visual Studio 2011 Developer preview and it looks damn good. The SharePoint developer tools in Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview contain new designers and templates to facilitate SharePoint development, as well as new options for deploying and testing SharePoint sites. See the following descriptions to learn about these and other…

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