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SharePoint 2010 and Silverlight – lessons learned

In these days, I’m working on the several SharePoint projects where we utilize Silverlight for the better user experience. The decision was driven by the specific requirements and not by “taste to try something new” . In one project, we are using Silverlight to build Dashboard, in another, we are using SharePoint Foundation 2010 (SPF) […]

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Custom 403 Error Handing for SharePoint

Yesterday I was working on the custom error handing for the SharePoint. They wanted to provide the consistent look and feel for all errors that you can expect – from 301 to 500. It’s quite simple task and what you just need is to turn off custom errors in web.config and set customized error pages […]

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How SharePoint manages web.config via SPWebConfigModification

You probably will be very surprised to know that SharePoint 2007 doesn’t manage web.config via direct access to the actual file. The reason for this is that updating the web.config directly may not always work (you don’t have permissions, or file is locked, or context is not ready yet and etc) and you need a […]

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Subclassing Content Query Web Part to override CAML query

The Content Query Web Part (CQWP) in MOSS is one of the popular out-of-the-box Publishing components which is used in content management sites, allowing you to get results from different sources. But sometimes out of the box functionality is not enough to meet your requirements, and you need to customize CQWP. There are several resources […]

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