Monthly Archives: March 2011

Good, Better, and Best – SharePoint 2010 Team-based Development Environments

SharePoint 2010 Development Basics Minimum Hardware Requirements for the SharePoint 2010 development is 64-bit OS, 8 GB RAM, 60-80 GB hard disk space for local development. Local SharePoint 2010 installation is required to develop against Server Side Object Model and … Continue reading

Posted in SP2010 Architecture, SP2010 DEV General

Configure Order By and Group By Properties of the SharePoint Lists and Document Libraries Views using PowerShell

I have already blogged the code snippet about how to configure SharePoint lists and document library view’s group by settings programmatically. http://nikspatel.wordpress.com/2010/11/09/programmatically-configure-the-order-by-and-group-by-properties-of-the-sharepoint-lists-and-document-libraries-views/ Recently I came across the question where they wanted similar functionality using PowerShell. Here is the code snippet … Continue reading

Posted in SP2010 Dev PowerShell

SharePoint 2010 Wiki Capabilities

When Microsoft unveiled SharePoint 2010 during SharePoint Conference 2009, there was a great buzz around the new site template called Enterprise Wiki, which was replacement for ever popular MOSS 2007 Collaboration Portal Template. Both Collaboration Template and Enterprise Wiki templates … Continue reading

Posted in SP2010 Architecture

Increase SharePoint 2010 Custom Solutions Visual Studio Debugging Timeout

By default, if you are debugging SharePoint Custom Solutions using Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio does time out after 90 seconds throwing following message. Many times as a developer, you will need more time to step through the code during … Continue reading

Posted in SP2010 DEV General

SharePoint_Config Database Suspect Mode – Cannot Connect to the Configuration Database Error

If your SQL Server ever crashes or hard rebooted then you may come across corrupted SharePoint_Config database. Recently while doing a SharePoint 2010 development on my VM, I had to hard reboot my personal VM, and I had received dreaded … Continue reading

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