Error occurred in deployment of step ‘Activate Features’: the field with ID defined in feature was found in the current site collection or in a sub site.

I ran into this issue a couple times now and figured I’d write down the “workaround”.  I say workaround as this is not a real fix as from my understanding a bug has been filed and the product group(s) are working on a resolution.  The KB article to the work around is here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2022443 but…

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Checking your SharePoint code for Memory Leaks

I have been writing custom code for SharePoint sites for several years now.  As one knows when writing code testing, testing, testing and a good code review can help to ensure solid code.  One of the major issue when writing any SharePoint code is the misuse of the SharePoint API in the failure to Dispose…

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Adding a custom section the MOSS Site Settings Page

Recently I was working at a customer and had a need to create several custom administration pages to allow users to manage some data that resided in SQL Server.  Initially, we created the pages and added the links to the pages to the Actions menu but this menu quickly became long and it seemed more appropriate…

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Commerce Server "Mojave" November 2008 Release

For those of you looking for the next step in making SharePoint a top notch application development platform,  I bring to you Commerce Server “Mojave”!  The November 2008 CTP was just released before the Thanksgiving break and can be found at the link below.   This version of Commerce server brings the new multi-channel commerce foundation.  This new run-time API adds new out-of-box functionality, adds…

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