SharePoint 2013

Recently I got involved in an interesting Support case where the application pool of a SharePoint web application recycled unexpectedly. During Analysis it became clear that the problem occurred due to a web.config setting which configured a custom error page for http 500 status code:     <httpErrors errorMode=”Custom” existingResponse=”Auto”>      <remove statusCode=”500″ subStatusCode=”-1″ />      <error statusCode=”500″ […]

Here is a list of recently released articles on SharePoint 2013 relevant for planning and upgrade: Hybrid for SharePoint Server 2013 A hybrid SharePoint environment is composed of SharePoint Server, typically deployed on-premises, and Microsoft Office 365 – SharePoint Online. A hybrid environment may be configured to provide one of several levels of integration, depending on […]

IT pros planning to implement and deploy SharePoint 2013 might be interested in the following Training: SharePoint 2013 training for IT pros It covers the following Topics: Introduction and Overview System Requirements Architectural Changes Server Farms and Site Architecture Planning Office Web Apps 2013 Planning and Deployment Service application architecture, individual service applications Enterprise Search […]

If you are planning to migrated from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 you should read the following artice which discusses changes between the two versions: Changes from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 The article describes the features in SharePoint 2010 Products that have been deprecated or removed from SharePoint 2013. Deprecated features are included in […]

If you are planning to use SharePoint 2013 you should be familiar with the following article which outlines unsupported Installation scanarios for SharePoint 2013: As summary the following Scenarios are unsupported: Installation on Resilient File System (ReFS) – only NTFS is supported Installation on a machine which is not joined to a domain Installation on […]

Microsoft has published a whitepaper with an official guidance on modifying pre-defined content types. You can find the white paper here: Word Version: PDF Version: The whitepaper includes possible alternatives for modifying the content types and also a list of known issues that can occur if pre-defined content types are modified. The most […]

Learn about new features and functionality in SharePoint 2013 Preview, including the new Cloud App Model, development tools, platform enhancements, mobile apps, and more. This page contains a huge amount of information on various different dev related topics. My personal highlights are Cloud App Model REST endpoints New client and server APIs Remote Event […]

Microsoft released the public beta for Office and SharePoint Server 2013. You can find more information in the following articles: Office Customer Preview SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, Office Web Apps, Project, Visio, Office Professional 2013 Preview Microsoft unveils the new Office Webcast: Announcment from Steve Ballmer Direct links for SharePoint 2013 SharePoint Foundation 2013 Preview Microsoft […]

This download contains the following developer documentation: SharePoint 15 Technical Preview Managed Object Model SDK: This compiled help (.chm) file contains reference topics focusing only on types and members that are called by other Microsoft applications. This reference does not document the full SharePoint 15 managed object model. That documentation will accompany a later release […]

This morning, we reached an important development milestone:  the beginning of the “Office 15” Technical Preview Program. Office 15 is the codename for the next generation of the Microsoft Office products and services, and the Technical Preview is the first time we share our work with a select group of customers under non-disclosure agreements. These […]