A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013

A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013
A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013 - Book by Saifullah Shafiq

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Saturday, January 23, 2010

List of SharePoint Templates - Types

RT leonzandman #spsemea More here: http://bit.ly/6UD7ho Full URL: http://blogs.technet.com/araviraj/archive/2008/06/18/sharepoint-templates-types.aspx

SharePoint Template IDs for creating lists, etc using Powershell scripts

Template IDsTaken from Steve Smith's session @ SPSEMEA:
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Sandboxed Solutions Via @jthake

Create content db and web application with PS script

#spsemea #sp2010 @ssmith

$db=new-contentdatabase -name "sps_evolution" -webapplication http:///corp.trainsbydave.com; new-spsite-url http://bit.ly/6eeXcT  -name "e site" -description "description here" -owneralias "domain\user" -contentdatabase $db -template "STS#0"

Taken from Steve Smith's session @ SPSEMEA

SharePoint 2010 and Powershell

Slides/photos taken from Claudio Brotto's session @ SPSEMEA: Developing custom cmdlets: http://tweetphoto.com/9357859 Administering SP2010 2ith PS: http://tweetphoto.com/9358120 SharePoint cmdlets: http://tweetphoto.com/9358201 SharePoint cmdlets gotchas: http://tweetphoto.com/9358256 Cmdlets for reporting in SharePoint: http://tweetphoto.com/9358594

SharePoint Saturday EMEA

If you have not registered for this great online event, do it now. Following is the login information for different channels. There are three channels. You can watch 3 presentations side by side at the same time.

Live chat has also been setup:

You can switch channels from the drop down in the chat window. Interact with other attendees in real time.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Installing and configuring SharePoint 2010

Download complete user guide "Installing and Configuring SharePoint 2010":http://sharepoint2007tips.com/sharepoint2010book.aspx [caption id="attachment_410" align="alignnone" width="315" caption="Installing and configuring SharePoint 2010"]Installing and configuring SharePoint 2010[/caption] The following steps show how to install SharePoint 2010 on VMware workstation 7.0. Host computer used during the preparation of this walk-through was a Vista (32-bit) machine and guest machine used was VMware workstation 7.0 with Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (64-bit).

Preparing your machine

Is your machine 64-bit compatible? Download following standalone utility from vmware.com that will check if your processor is 64-bit compatible or not: http://download3.vmware.com/software/wkst/VMware-guest64check-6.0.0-45731.exe If your machine is 64-bit compatible then second step is to confirm whether Virtualization Technology (VT) is enabled or not. To enable 64-bit support for virtual machines in VMware, you must enable Virtualization Technology (VT). VT provides greater flexibility and maximum system utilization. With VT, your machine will make the most of its underlying hardware. You can enable VT in the BIOS by going to advanced processor features and enabling Intel Virtualization Technology. The VT setting is locked at power on. After enabling VT in BIOS, save changes to the BIOS settings and then turn off power to the system. Your changes take effect when the system is turned on again. Simply rebooting the system without turning it off will not enable VT. This is called as power cycling the system.


1. Install VMware 2. Install Windows Server 2008 3. Change computer name 4. Disable IE security 5. Install Active Directory Domain Services 6. Create an account for SQL 7. Install WCF Hotfix http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkID=160770 8. Install .NET Framework 3.5 SP 1 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=AB99342F-5D1A-413D-8319-81DA479AB0D7 9. Install hotfix (KB942288) 10. Install SQL Server 2008 http://www.microsoft.com/SQLserver/2008/en/us/trial-software.aspx Download following setup package: en_sql_server_2008_enterprise_x86_x64_ia64_dvd_x14-89207.iso (3,180,582 KB) 11. Install SQL Server 2008 SP 1 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=66AB3DBB-BF3E-4F46-9559-CCC6A4F9DC19&displaylang=en 12. Install Cumulative update package 2 for SQL Server 2008 SP1 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970315 13. Install ADOMD.NET http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=130651&clcid=0x409 14. Install Geneva Framework 2 Beta http://download.microsoft.com/download/F/3/D/F3D66A7E-C974-4A60-B7A5-382A61EB7BC6/MicrosoftGenevaFramework.amd64.msi 15. Install Microsoft Sync Framework v1.0 http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=141237&clcid=0x409 16. Install Microsoft Filter Pack v2.0 http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=166504 17. Install chart controls for .NET Framework 3.5 http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=141512 18. Install Powershell v2.0 CTP3 http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=165758 19. Install ADO.NET Data Services v1.5 CTP2 http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=158354 20. Install Silverlight 3.0 http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=166506 21. Install Application server and web server roles 22. Install SharePoint 2010 http://sharepoint2010.microsoft.com/try-it/Pages/Trial.aspx It is not as easy as it seems. Finding correct links to download the pre-requisite software is the first hurdle. Then the ordering in which the software has to be installed is the second hurdle. What hotfixes are required and where to download them from is another issue. If you get stuck in any of the steps above, and need help, I would suggest you download the following user guide that explains each of the above steps in detail and has screenshots to help you complete the steps easily. http://sharepoint2007tips.com/sharepoint2010book.aspx The guide consists of 100+ pages and covers everything you need to know about the SharePoint 2010 installation. Look at the following questions to figure out if you need this guide or not: 1. How will you know if your machine is 64-bit compatible and ready for SharePoint 2010 installation? 2. If you are running 32 bit OS on your system, how will you install 64 bit SharePoint 2010 software? 3. If you don’t have hyper-V or don’t want to use hyper-V, what are your other options? 4. From where can you download VMware version that is required for SP 2010 installation? 5. How to prepare your machine for SharePoint 2010 installation? How to enable VT in BIOS? What to do if changes in BIOS do not take effect, etc? 6. What software pre-requisites to install and in what order? http://sharepoint2007tips.com/sharepoint2010book.aspx

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

SharePoint Developer Tools for SP 2010

New Book: SharePoint 2007 tips, tricks and techniques

I have published a new SharePoint book "SharePoint 2007 tips, tricks and techniques". Its a 348 pages book and is available in paperback and ebook editions. Book shall be available in all major book stores in few weeks. [caption id="attachment_402" align="alignnone" width="245" caption="SharePoint 2007 tips, tricks and techniques"]SharePoint 2007 tips, tricks and techniques[/caption] This book is a recipe book that gives you ready-to-use recipes to implement complex solutions in your organization. It contains full length articles as well as small tips that will come in handy at some point during your development cycle. SharePoint learning curve is steep; books like these enable you to learn SharePoint quickly. Book contains tons of information on InfoPath. Remember, using InfoPath with SharePoint gives you a powerful platform to create business applications. You can create electronic forms easily with InfoPath and publish them in SharePoint where users from across the organization can easily access them. Browser-enabled forms is another excellent feature that InfoPath 2007 provides. Not only InfoPath but SharePoint integrates well with the Office 2007 suite. The book shows you how you can use products like Groove and OneNote with SharePoint. It also gives you examples on how to use it with Access. You will find lots of walkthrough exercises in this book that will help you get up to speed with topics like web services, web service deployment and consuming web services. User level: Beginner - Intermediate ISBN: 978-0-557-25089-9 Copyright: ©2009 Sadia Younas Language: English Country: United States Publication Date: December 20, 2009 Page Count: 348 pages Size: Crown Quarto (7.44 x 9.68 in) Binding: Perfect Bound Price (Paperback): $26.40 Price (ebook): $11.49 Book site: http://sharepoint2007tips.com