Customize Content Query Web Part HTML output (Part 1).

In this article I will explain how you can adjust the Content Query Web part so generates exactly the HTML you want. I’m also planning 2 follow-up postings where we will dive a deeper and convert the standard <table> HTML layouts to <UL> HTML layout.  And finally explain how to deploy all this to your […]

Read SharePoint log files.

Introduction This topic might seem basic but I get the question quite often. How do you read logs? Reading the log file. The simplest way is opening the log files from the 14$logs in Notepad. This might be quickest way but not the most efficient in a live multiuser environment. I usually use this in […]

Tool: Application Tool manager 3.0

Quick description Application Tool Manager (APM) is a great utility when programming for SharePoint 2010 (and general (IIS) web development) . Very handy if you want to attach your debugger to a specific w3wp.exe Process ID (PID) The description on their website This freeware application is a System Tray utility for providing quick access to […]

Format xslt date

To format data in SharePoint I often use xslt. The default formatting of dates however is pretty useless <xsl:value-of select=”@YourDateParam”/> Results in : 2009-03-23 00:00:00   You can also use a predefined locale like this: <xsl:value-of select=”ddwrt:FormatDate(@YourDateParam, 1033, 15)”/> Results in : Thursay, August 24, 2011 09:00:00 PM   If your required date time format […]

.NET Continuous Integration with TeamCity

Christophe Geers has a great article about how to setup a build server with Jetbrains TeamCity. Read his article here: I ‘m planning on integrating a build server in my Media Center. I was still reading up on all the different products and technologies available. After reading Christophe’s article I might go for the […]