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I was recently migrating an old blog to community server through the web services API. For some reasons while migrating over the posts, it would die after the 36th item every time while giving a generic "The post could not be added" error. I thought that it could be something to do with that specific post, so I removed it from the list to migrate. Same ......

I've been developing a web application recently which needed to access a calendar in a sharepoint installation to retrieve events and display them. Under the covers in sharepoint, a calendar with events is more or less just a list. So we access the list. Here's how I did it: Step 1 Add a reference to the lists sharepoint web service in Visual Studio: ......

I was recently writing a pretty simple ASP .net webpart, and its respective webpart editor. I was however, getting a unexpected error when the webpart editor was opened by the user: I was initially confused as I wasn't doing anything that would throw this type of exception. The code is pretty straight forward with just setting the value of the textbox, ......

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Aug 07
So I was trying to configure Word 2007's blogging feature to post to my blog at GeeksWithBlogs, I noticed that it does so through a standard web server API called MetaBlogAPI, and it's pretty widely supported. I had no idea this existed (granted I may be out of the loop). It contains all of the functionality to add posts, view posts, and do everything ......

I've been playing around with the ASP .net Futures lately. They are a collection of (as the name implies) up and coming ASP .net technologies that installs ontop of your .net Framework 2.0 install. It's a really interesting package that builds ontop of the ASP .net AJAX framework featuring a wide collection of controls. One of the coolest things included ......

Facebook is probably one of the (if not the) fastest growing social networking site's out there, with millions of users around the world. Microsoft and Facebook recently announced a partnership allowing end user's to program against there API using managed languages. The library is available here : http://www.microsoft.com/do... ......

Recently, on a project I was working on, we really wanted to allow users to build rich & dynamic pages. We wanted to be able to build building blocks from which user’s could customize upon. We wanted to be able to have user’s quickly design their own pages without having to worry about HTML. The solution? Webparts. So off to work I set out, building ......

So hi everyone! This is my first blog posting here, and I thought I’d introduce myself. I’m a high school student from Cambridge, Ontario, Canada (near Toronto). I’m also a Microsoft Visual C# MVP, and I currently work part-time for ObjectSharp Consulting in Toronto mainly focusing on their website. Through this blog, I hope to share some of the solutions, ......

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