Category Archive: PowerShell

Sep 06

Pre-populating OneDrive containers in an Education tenancy

Looks like I’ve been neglecting the blog a bit over the last few months, mainly due to being very busy a long migration project that has taken a lot of my time up. That said it has given me a lot of material to think about and potentially blog about too! The first aspect that …

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Jul 21

Automated testing of a Provider Hosted App with PowerShell

Background I was recently  engaged to assist a client in arranging for SharePoint search results to be surfaced in a Drupal PHP based content management system. Using the excellent blog post by Kirk Evans (High Trust SharePoint Apps on Non-Microsoft platforms) and some judicious use of Fiddler/NetMon we were able to get the Drupal Application …

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Apr 24

SharePoint Evolution Conference 2015 round up

This post comes at the end of a very busy week! Starting with SharePoint Saturday Belgium last weekend (read more about that here) and continuing with the SharePoint Evolutions Conference in London from Monday. For those who don’t know what the SharePoint Evolution Conference is, it was the largest SharePoint conference in the world this …

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Jan 18

A slow blogging end/start to the year

In this post: And ending and a beginning A  new workshop! Speaking at Evolutions 2015 and all that entails And ending and a beginning Well I didn’t finish 2014 and start 2015 quite as I intended with regards to my blog as the posts all dried up. Not due to lacking content by any means …

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Apr 18

Avoiding SharePoint Internal Name Pain

For the majority of users, the inner workings of SharePoint don’t hold much interest, but there is one aspect that you might find worthwhile to understand, especially if you are responsible for creating lists or libraries that yourself or others may want to customise later with XSLT, DisplayTemplates or even access using the Client Side …

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May 04

Useful Technique – Gooey SharePoint Scripting

Automating the SharePoint GUI using Scripting. My colleague Alex and I have been working on the same client project during the last 6 months and we recently hit an issue that required us to republish 150 content types in the content type hub. Due to an issue with the PowerShell publish commands not working previously, …

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