Monthly Archives: February 2012

Step by Step – Building and Consuming Custom WCF Services hosted in SharePoint

Note: Download Code discussed in this article from Here If you are developing enterprise level custom solutions based on SharePoint framework, you would come across scenarios where you have to expose and access SharePoint data from remote applications like CRM, … Continue reading

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Hosting Custom WCF Services in IIS vs SharePoint

Please note that this article refers to Custom WCF Services built to access SharePoint data or extend SharePoint Operations and what items needs to considered while making decision of hosting in IIS or SharePoint environment. With SharePoint 2010, Microsoft has … Continue reading

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Decision Time – Deactivate SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service on Central Admin or Deploy Custom Solutions from Central Admin

Note: This article only applies to central admin server used for Application Tier in SharePoint Farm. I recently came across very interesting error while deploying solutions and activating features using powershell on one of our farm’s central admin server. What … Continue reading

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Step by Step – Enable ASP.NET Session State on SharePoint 2010 Application

ASP.NET Session state is disabled by default in SharePoint 2010 installation. Although it may not require in typical SharePoint 2010 installations, there may be need in custom solutions & web parts built on top of SharePoint 2010 framework where developers … Continue reading

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