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How To Use CSOM with Ratings in SharePoint 2013
I wrote a related post today about how to find the fields names in a list: http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2013/07/08/how-to-quickly-and-easily-get-a-list-of-fields-in-a-sharepoint-2013-list.aspx. The reason I wrote that was because it came in handy when I was trying to use CSOM to manage...
9 Jul 2013
OAuth and the Rehydrated User in SharePoint 2013 – How’d They do That and What do I Need to Know
First let me say that one of the things I like about blogging about random SharePoint mystery meat is the fact that I can use completely colloquial language like my blog title. Something that’s nearly impossible to get away with, unless, say, you are creating a new version of SharePoint. Anyone...
16 Aug 2012
Troubleshooting My Site Creation in SharePoint 2013
I've seen a few examples - some myself and some from others - of issues getting My Sites created in beta 2 of SharePoint 2013. It can be a little tough to track down, because we use a queued approach now to creating personal sites, so you need to do a little digging to track down what's going on. If...
11 Aug 2012
Mapping User Profiles for SAML Users with an AD Import in SharePoint 2013
This is a topic that becomes very important in SharePoint 2013, and that is making sure you have a fully populated user profile application. In SharePoint 2013 the user profile system plays a critical role in the OAuth infrastructure, which is what allows certain trusted application scenarios to succeed...
8 Aug 2012
Working with Social Tags in SharePoint 2010
NOTE: Please download the attachment to get a Word doc with this posting in human readable format. I had an interesting request recently from someone that wanted help essentially being able to migrate social tags between two different farms. There are some things out of the box that can help you do...
29 Sep 2011
How SharePoint 2010 Can Help Produce A TV Show
Hey all, for those of you have followed this blog over the last couple of years, you know I've covered a lot of different topics about SharePoint. Today's post then is probably the "kitchen sink", as in I've covered everything but the kitchen sink, until now. I'm going to talk about how SharePoint 2010...
13 Mar 2011
Find Out Who’s Following You with SharePoint 2010 Social Features
One of the things I’ve wondered about off and on is how to find out who is following a certain person using the new social features of SharePoint 2010. For example, when I go to the My Site of somebody I can click on the Colleagues tab and I can see all of the people that person is following. But...
22 Aug 2010
Changing the Master Page on SharePoint 2010 My Sites
Hey all, we ran across kind of a funny situation this week so I thought I would share with you what we saw and what you need to know. We were working on customizing the master page using a feature to deploy the master and feature receiver to actually set the master page for the site to our custom...
2 Jul 2010
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