The request uses too many resources

Introduction While developing a CSOM app for SharePoint Online I encountered an error: “The request uses too many resources” My problem I got this error while removing some webparts from a wikipage through CSOM code. It was working fine on development but didn’t work on the production system. Here is my code. Solution You only […]

Azure diagnostics. How to troubleshoot your code.

Introduction Visual Studio 2013 includes a lot of great tools to make Azure development painless. But sometimes you need to diagnose, debug or troubleshoot programs installed in the actual Azure envirnoment. Here is a quick tutorial on how to enable and inspect debugging information in Azure. Follow these steps to configure logging in an Azure […]

Setting site collection sharing by code

Introduction Set the site collection sharing (capabilities) properties in SharePoint Online by using clientside code. Sharing Capabilities With SharePoint Online you can set the “Sharing properties” of a site collection to one of the following 3 properties. Don’t allow sharing outside your organization Allow external users who accept sharing invitations and sign in as authenticated […]

SharePoint 2013 tools.

My SP Toolbox. A quick overview of the tools I regularly use while creating solutions for SharePoint. Boost productivity and limit debug sessions. SharePoint Manager The SharePoint Manager 2013 is a SharePoint object model explorer. It enables you to browse every site on the local farm and view every property. http://spm.codeplex.com/ CAMLDesigner The CAML designer […]

Adding a custom control to a page with Design Manager

The problem How do you add a custom control to your master page (or page layout) using the Design manager? In my first attempts I continuously got ‘Unknown server tag ‘uc1:FeedbackControl’ Quick introduction Using the new way of creating and deploying your branding with the Design Manager needs some getting used to. The idea is: You start […]

SharePoint 2013 Preview. 24GB RAM?

Had a OMG moment this morning. According to Bjørn Furuknap’s blog and the SharePoint Server 2013 Preview documentation you will need 24GB of RAM to develop for SharePoint 2013. (SharePoint 2013 Foundation: 8GB) I was expecting an increase but 24GB was not in line of my expectations. On the other hand SharePoint development always was […]