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SPDisposeCheck Released

SPDisposeCheck Released

This is a must have! If you do any kind of SharePoint development then you should strongly consider downloading the recently released SPDisposeCheck tool: http://blogs.msdn.com/pandrew/archive/2009/01/29/spdisposecheck-v1-3-1-is-released.aspx. This tool analyzes your assemblies and helps to identify potential memory leaks.

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Ensuring a Valid SPContext via Feature Activation

Ensuring a Valid SPContext via Feature Activation

I’ve been meaning to blog about this for a while but just haven’t gotten around to it. Have you ever needed to add a web part to a page during Feature activation?

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Custom Field Types and WSS 4.0′s XSLT-based Field Type

Custom Field Types and WSS 4.0′s XSLT-based Field Type

I just posted an article related to the List View Web Part and WSS 4.0’s XSLT-based List View Web Part – I had known about this change for quite some time but this other change was new to me.

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Custom List Views and WSS 4.0′s XSLT-based List View

Custom List Views and WSS 4.0′s XSLT-based List View

Some of us have known about this for a while but we’ve been unable to talk about it until now – Microsoft released the following article two days ago: The CustomListView rule in Pre-Upgrade Checker can warn that customized list views that will not be upgraded.

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Creating List/Library Folders Programmatically

Creating List/Library Folders Programmatically

I’ve got this method that I keep copying and pasting into different solutions so I figured I’d post it here in case someone else could benefit from it. You would think that it would be really easy to create folders in a list or library but oddly enough (or, if you’ve done SharePoint development long enough you would say typically enough), it’s not.

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Web Part Page History CodePlex Project

Web Part Page History CodePlex Project

Have you ever been working with a web part page (either a standard web part page or a publishing page) and made a bunch of changes to your web part configurations and content over a period of time only to realize sometime down the road that you need to revert to a previous version?

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Moving Databases, the Easy Way!

Moving Databases, the Easy Way!

I’ve seen this come up a lot so I figured I’d write a short post about it. A lot of people have been asking how to move their databases to a new server and to do this the way most people are prescribing you’ve got a lot of reading and a lot of steps to perform.

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