Chaks' SharePoint Corner

SharePoint and other stuff

Napa Just Got Social!

Last week we introduced something special for Napa – Share Project Share Your Projects Yes, you can...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 09/30/2012

Building your first SharePoint App using “Napa” Office 365 Development Tools

If you are not familiar with the new App Model, I would highly recommend users to read my previous...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 08/16/2012

Installing Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013 Developer Tools Preview for Visual Studio 2012 RTM

Today, we made available Visual Studio 2012 RTM for MSDN subscribers However Visual Studio 2012 RTM...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 08/15/2012

Introducing Apps for Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013

One of the new SharePoint 2013 and Office 2013 development model is the App model. Using this new...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 08/15/2012

Introducing Event Finder App for Windows Phone

My Windows Phone App – Event Finder App – just got published last week and is available now in the...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 05/30/2012

Workflows and Content Type Hubs–Whats the story?

Recently I have received a lot of misinformation on associating workflows to content types managed...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 05/05/2012

Getting Started With TFS 11 Express Beta

Microsoft released Visual Studio 11 Beta last week – This also includes Team Foundation Server (TFS)...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 03/05/2012

Put People First – Building a Staff Directory

This is a follow up of my previous post – Understanding SharePoint Sites When customers ask me what...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 01/31/2012

Get ready for ‘Office 15’

Are you eagerly waiting for “Office 15”? Then here is some news! We just announced the beginning of...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 01/30/2012

Configuring Phonetic/Nickname Search in SharePoint 2010

One of the new enterprise search feature added to SharePoint 2010  is the ability to search...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 01/29/2012

User Profile Synchronization Service and FQDN

Spencer has written by far THE BEST blog post on configuring User Profile Service (UPS) Application...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 01/26/2012

Understanding SharePoint Sites

SharePoint is a platform. When you deploy SharePoint, it is going to help you build and automate...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 01/25/2012

SharePoint 2010 October 2011 CUs Released

SharePoint 2010 October 2011 cumulative update packages have been released. Below are the links:...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 10/17/2011

Visualising Provisioning SharePoint 2010 Managed Metadata Fields

Ari Bakker and Wictor Wilen both have done great jobs on documenting what it takes to provision...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 10/06/2011

Export (.ical) Individual Events from SharePoint Calendar

SharePoint Calendar is a great tool to manage events related to your site and also provides many...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 09/20/2011

Web Templates and InfoPath Forms

The Problem If you are using custom web templates to create your site, you may face an issue where...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 09/15/2011

Earlier I blogged about how to make use of the new dialog framework in SharePoint 2010. It covered...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 09/14/2011

Content Type Hub - Publishing and Subscribing to Content Types Programmatically (C# Code)

Below is a simple code snippet that you can wrap in a site scoped feature to publish and subscribe...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 09/04/2011

Web Templates and Content Type Publishing

The Problem Web templates allows you to specify which features to activate by customising the...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 09/04/2011

Web Templates – What base template should I use?

I have had some interesting discussions with Wayne Ewington and others on what base template should...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 09/03/2011

TechEd 2011– Provisioning SharePoint Sites Using Web Templates

As promised, you can download my session – Provisioning SharePoint Sites Using Web Templates – slide...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 09/03/2011

List of issues fixed in SharePoint 2010 SP1

If you are looking for a single document that discusses about the issues fixed in SharePoint 2010...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 06/29/2011

SharePoint 2010 SP1 - Site Recycle Bin

One of the cool new features introduced in SharePoint 2010 SP1 is the Site Recycle Bin feature....

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 06/29/2011

Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

SP1 for SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 is now available for download:...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 06/28/2011

Deploying a Document Template file in Content Type in a (Office365) Sandboxed Solution

In SharePoint 2007, we have the choice of using _layouts folder for deploying document templates...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 05/18/2011

Installing SharePoint 2010 prerequisites offline from a local path using arguments file

The new SharePoint 2010 prerequisites installer installs all the software required to install...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 05/06/2011

Concept: Leverage SharePoint Workflows with External Lists - Part 1

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS STRICTLY A CONCEPT AND IN NO WAY IS RECOMMENDED TO BE USED IN PRODUCTION...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 05/01/2011

Content Type Hub FAQ and Limitations

Content type hub is a new feature in SharePoint 2010 to manage content types centrally and publish...

Author: Chakkaradeep Chandran Date: 02/08/2011