Random Musings of Jeremy Jameson

Last Day with Microsoft

From: Jeremy Jameson Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 3:01 PM To: [snip, snip] Subject: Last day...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 09/02/2011

New Blog Location - http://www.technologytoolbox.com/blog/jjameson

As I mentioned in my previous post, today is my last day with Microsoft. I still have a lot of work...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 09/02/2011

Leaving Microsoft

Last Thursday, I informed my manager that I have decided to leave Microsoft to pursue other...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 08/22/2011

Using the SharePoint API to Configure an Expiration Policy on a Document Library

While it typically takes less than a minute or two to configure an expiration policy on a SharePoint...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 05/05/2011

Missing thumbnail images in SharePoint?...You probably forgot to specify the "ContentType" property

During the process of creating my previous post, I discovered the thumbnail images were not...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 05/02/2011

Web Standards Design with SharePoint, Part 6

In part 5 of this series, I showed how you can render semantic HTML for SharePoint list items...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 05/02/2011

Web Standards Design with SharePoint, Part 5 (a.k.a. Rendering Semantic HTML Using the XsltListViewWebPart)

In part 4 of this series, I provided a sample SharePoint Server 2010 solution solution based on Dan...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 04/27/2011

Script to Reset WSUS for SysPrep'ed Image

Here's a useful script for those, like me, that use SysPrep'ed images to create new virtual machines...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 04/25/2011

Reusable Content in SharePoint Publishing HTML Fields, Part 3

In part 2 of this series, I explained how to programmatically add a new Reusable Content list item...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 04/14/2011

Reusable Content in SharePoint Publishing HTML Fields, Part 2

In my previous post, I introduced a scenario for using the "Reusable Content" feature in Microsoft...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 04/13/2011

Reusable Content in SharePoint Publishing HTML Fields, Part 1

In one of the sprints last year for my current project, I built a custom "document publishing"...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 04/08/2011

Localization and SharePoint Solutions, Part 3 (a.k.a. use field IDs whenever possible)

In part 1 of this series, I mentioned that one of the options for creating SharePoint sites in...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 04/06/2011

RecoverableException for .NET Framework Solutions

Do you remember the good ol' days before the ApplicationException class in the .NET Framework became...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 04/05/2011

Localization and SharePoint Solutions, Part 2 (a.k.a. the CurrentUICultureSwitcher class)

In part 1 of this series, I mentioned how I've been involved in several SharePoint projects for...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 04/04/2011

Upgrading a Custom MOSS 2007 Solution to SharePoint Server 2010

In yesterday's post, I provided a custom SharePoint Server 2010 solution based on Dan Cederholm's...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 04/03/2011

Web Standards Design with SharePoint, Part 4

In part 2 of this series, I provided a sample Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 04/02/2011

Virtual Machine Snapshots and SharePoint Development, Part 1

In a comment I made last week on one of my earlier posts, I mentioned how a few months ago I started...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/22/2011

Using the Simple Recovery Model for SharePoint Development Environments

A little more than three years ago, I blogged about the default recovery model for various...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/19/2011

Creating Small VHDs (< 1GB) for Hyper-V

In my previous post, I explained how I like to create separate VHDs for data and log files in my...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/19/2011

CDL for SharePoint (a.k.a. "You can never have too many spindles")

In the United States, "CDL" typically refers to a Commercial Driver's License -- but since I don't...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/19/2011

Operations Manager Alerts for Event Log Errors

One of the things I like most about running System Center Operations Manager in the "Jameson...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/18/2011

Internet Explorer 9 Upgrade

Two years ago, I wrote a post about upgrading to Internet Explorer 8. Well, in case you missed the...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/16/2011

"Build Bloat", Part 2 (a.k.a. Removing Extraneous Items from SharePoint Visual Studio Projects)

Last week I received a "Logical Disk Free Space is low" alert from Operations Manager for my TFS...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/14/2011

Removing "Stale" Network Adapters in Hyper-V VM

Each time I create (or recreate) a virtual machine in Hyper-V using one of my SysPrep'ed images, I...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/14/2011

Errors Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (a.k.a. "How much disk space do I need?!")

A couple of years ago, I wrote a post about issues I encountered deploying Windows Server 2008...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/12/2011

Resolving Issues After Applying Hyper-V Snapshot

This morning I rolled back one of my development VMs to a snapshot I created about a month ago. When...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/12/2011

Disk Benchmarks: SSD vs. "Raptor" vs. RAID

Earlier this week, I posted about how I rebuilt my Windows 7 desktop while installing a new...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/11/2011

Windows 7 SP1/SSD Rebuild (and MaxPatchCacheSize = 0)

I spent a few hours last night (and another hour this morning) rebuilding my Windows 7 desktop that...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/09/2011

Thoughts and Recommendations on Using Iterations in TFS

Have you ever lost work items in Team Foundation Server? I know I have. Well, let me clarify...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/05/2011

What's in your Jump List?

Nearly three years ago, I wrote a post that described the BackedUp and NotBackedUp folders I use on...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/05/2011

Script to Save Event Logs

Earlier this week, I shared a script that I frequently use in my development environments to clear...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/04/2011

Identifying Logon Failures on a Web Site

Several years ago, while working on the "Frontier" project at Agilent Technologies, I encountered a...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/04/2011

Installing and Configuring Office Web Apps (on SharePoint 2010)

In the current sprint of the project I'm working on, we are deploying Office Web Apps to support an...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/03/2011

Inserting Web Parts into Publishing Fields in SharePoint 2010

In the sample SharePoint solution I provided in one of last week's posts, you may have noticed that...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/02/2011

Script to Clear (and Save) Event Logs

As I was writing my first post earlier this morning, I wondered if I had previously shared the...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/01/2011

Script to Restart SharePoint 2010 Services

A couple of years ago, I shared a script (Restart SharePoint Services.cmd) for restarting the...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 03/01/2011

PowerShell Script to Configure Search in SharePoint Server 2010

This morning I thought I'd share one more very useful PowerShell script for SharePoint Server 2010....

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 02/28/2011

PowerShell Script to Configure the State Service in SharePoint Server 2010

In my first post today, I provided a number of scripts for deploying custom solutions and features...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 02/27/2011

Building SharePoint 2010 Solutions on a TFS 2010 Build Server

Last year I wrote a post about building Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 solutions on...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 02/27/2011

Claims Login Web Part for SharePoint Server 2010

In my previous post, I provided the step-by-step process I use for configuring claims-based...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 02/25/2011

Configuring Claims-Based Authentication in SharePoint Server 2010

I thought it would be helpful to share my step-by-step procedures for manually configuring...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 02/19/2011

Web Standards Design with SharePoint, Part 3

Last week I received the following comment on a blog post I wrote last year regarding Web standards...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 01/30/2011

Issues Debugging Managed Code in WinDbg with SOS and PSSCOR2 (e.g. "Failed to request ThreadStore")

Yesterday I found myself back in "WinDbg-land" after a long, long time (since 99% of my debugging is...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 01/11/2011

A Modal Popup Framework Based on the AJAX Control Toolkit

The "Announcements" feature that I developed for a customer about a year ago uses a modal popup...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 12/10/2010

A Custom SqlRoleProvider for "Authenticated Users"

Prior to the recent "v2" release on my current project, we had been using the ASP.NET...

Author: Jeremy Jameson - MSFT Date: 12/09/2010

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