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SharePoint Conference 2020

When: May 19th – 21st, 2020 Where: Las Vegas, Nevada The SharePoint Conference is bigger and better than ever! The SharePoint Conference is coming back to Las Vegas in 2020 – bigger and better than ever. With more than 150 speakers, over 200 sessions and 20 in-depth workshops, there will be content galore for power […]

Critical Vulnerability in SharePoint Server Being Exploited by Hackers

ZDNet has posted an article describing a critical vulnerability in SharePoint Server 2010, 2013, 2016 & 2019 that is currently being exploited by hackers to gain access to farms exposed to the internet. This vulnerability allows attackers to run code in the context of the application pool or farm administrator account. The Microsoft Security Bulletin […]

Visual Studio Extension for SPFx v1.8 Now Available

Fellow Visual Studio enthusiast Paul Schaeflein and I (read: two old-timers who like the way things used to be and would prefer if the youngsters would just get the heck off our lawns) have released the latest version of the Visual Studio Extension for SharePoint Framework. Paul has the details in his blog post. He […]

Invalid Command Line Switch Parameters in SPFx Yeoman Generator v1.8.0.0

When we built the Visual Studio Extension for SharePoint Framework, we made a conscious decision not to try and replicate the behavior of the underlying Yeoman generator but rather to execute it silently in the background then take the results and put them into a properly structured VS solution. This has worked rather well (more […]

SharePoint Conference North America 2019

When: May 21st – 23rd, 2019 Where: Las Vegas, Nevada SharePoint Conference is back! SharePoint Conference North America returns to Las Vegas in 2019 – bigger and better than ever. With more than 150 speakers, over 200 sessions and 20 in-depth workshops, there will be content galore for power users, IT pros, developers, and everyone […]

SharePoint Site Default Groups, Access Requests and Access Denied Errors

One thing you can usually count on in SharePoint is that members of the site Owners group have full control over everything in the site unless granular (item-level) permissions say otherwise. Which is true, of course, until it isn’t. And in the case of default groups and access requests, it most definitely isn’t. Case in […]

SPTechCon Boston 2018

When: August 26th – 29th, 2018 Where: Boston, Massachusetts Need a break from the summer heat? Want the latest and greatest SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure content from your favorite speakers? Fancy a visit to one of America’s favorite historical destinations? Love great seafood? Well, lucky for you, we’ve got all that and more at […]

SharePoint 2016, SSRS and the Native Mode Report Viewer Web Part

A common SharePoint deployment scenario involves the use of the SQL Reporting Services Add-In to host “integrated mode” reports, with the report definition and data source files stored in document libraries and the SSRS services running on one or more application servers in the farm. This scenario provides an effective layer of integration between completely […]

Successfully Signing Out of Azure AD Web Applications in MVC with OAuth2 and OWIN

According to the Microsoft documentation and many posts on Stack Overflow, MSDN and elsewhere, the procedure to sign a user out of an Azure AD web application is very simple. Just call the SignOut method in the OWIN context, pass in a return URL if desired, specify the authentication types, and it’s all supposed to […]

Announcing New Version of the Visual Studio Extension for SharePoint Framework

We have released an updated version of the Visual Studio Extension for SharePoint Framework projects. Version 1.3.3 includes support for SPFx extensions, including Field Customizers, Command Sets and Application Customizers. Also included is support for on-premises web parts in SharePoint 2016 FP2. You can update existing versions of the extension in the Visual Studio gallery […]