Chris Keyser's Blog

Random thoughts on SharePoint and .NET topics.

Managing Document Templates with Content Types and Content Type Hub

Recently I wanted to manage a central set of document templates associated with content types across...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 12/13/2011

BCS - developing a .NET assembly connector presentation and demo

I'm attaching a presentation and code for developing an assembly connector for SharePoint 2010 BCS....

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 10/19/2011

SharePoint 2010 claims and Home Realm Discover - passing whr on the url to SharePoint

Home Realm Discovery is a process to select the trusted identity provider in a federated claims...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 10/02/2011

SharePoint Guidance Library Hands On Labs Released to Codeplex

The SharePoint Guidance library introduces several components that can be challenging to ramp up on...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 02/04/2011

Handling SharePointServiceLocator failures due to caching

The SharePointServiceLocator in the patterns and practices SharePoint library implements a...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 01/20/2011

Using a SharePoint Timer Job to deploy settings in a farm for registering event sources

Creating the timer job Sometimes you need to deploy settings to every web front end, or have a piece...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 12/20/2010

Debugging a FeatureInstalled event handler in SharePoint 2010

Updated: An even easier method to do this is to simply launch the debugger by adding a statement to...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 07/26/2010

PDF version of Developing Applications for SharePoint 2010 available

We posted a PDF version of the patterns and practices guidance release, Developing Applications for...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 07/23/2010

Adding a central admin page for managing applications settings

You can add a page to central administration and add an entry to the central administration menu to...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 07/14/2010

Using the Applications Setting Manager with Web App Config (Developing Applications for SharePoint 2010)

We got a recent post to our discussion forums about managing settings for a web application from a...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 07/12/2010

SharePoint - Error activating type from sandboxed code assembly. The cached sandboxed assembly could not be found.

I figured I'd do a quick blog on the error since it took me a little time to run down the problem...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 05/06/2010

Input on customization scenarios for the next release of SharePoint guidance

We are rolling right into scoping the next release of patterns and practices SharePoint guidance for...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 09/18/2009

Released Developing SharePoint Applications!

We've just released Developing SharePoint Applications! Thanks to all of our advisors and a...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 09/04/2009

Terminology and SharePoint ALM

Thanks for the feedback on my last post. I figured I'd write another post since this is an area...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 03/09/2009

SharePoint and ALM – application types/classification

I’ve been doing some work on aspects of application lifecycle management with our version 2...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 03/06/2009

I'm back...

I think I must have set a record for the longest period of blog inactivity. Boy, could not believe...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 12/11/2008

Source code for SCT tokens in a Farm source code

I had a question on the source code for this sample. The link is in the article tucked near the top....

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 11/30/2004

Article is live on MSDN

I finally got an article on SCTs in a web farm live on MSDN. The sample code needs to be installed...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 11/23/2004

SCT's in a web farm

http://msdn.microsoft.com/webservices/default.aspx?pull=/library/en-us/dnwebsrv/html/sctinfarm.asp

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 11/23/2004

Code for SCT implementation in a farm

Sorry I've been dark for a few weeks - I've been in the process of trying to get my blogs and sample...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 09/29/2004

So far I've discussed using two techniques for using SCT's in a web farm, pinning and using a...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 09/05/2004

SCT Options - Using a database to cache SCT's in a farm, final chapter

OK, so here I am in my hotel room ready to rip off a really long blog entry to close out caching...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 08/31/2004

SCT Options - Using a database to cache SCT's in a farm, Volume 2

Last entry I discussed how to extend the SCT manager, and MRUSecurityTokenCache to use a database to...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 08/29/2004

Using a database cache to share SCTs in a farm, volume 1

Sorry I’ve gone dark for the last few days just as things were getting interesting and I had...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 08/26/2004

SCT Options - Pinning a client session to a service instance

Most web developers are familiar with one way with maintaining state within a web farm from their...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 08/19/2004

Why do we need to manage state when using a Security Context Token, and what are the implications?

A security context token is a lightweight token that can be established for multiple message...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 08/18/2004

Kickoff for a procrastinator - are you a top down, middle out, or bottoms up kind of person?

I'm a software architect with the Archtecture Strategy group at Microsoft. I've been working up to...

Author: Chris Keyser Date: 08/16/2004