Microsoft SharePoint

My New Book: SharePoint 2013 WCM Advanced Cookbook [Packt]

My new book, SharePoint 2013 WCM Advanced Cookbook, was published yesterday. It’s available on Amazon.  You can also download a sample chapter from the Packt website. Amazon: Sample Chapter: What you will learn from this book Manage SharePoint branding with device channels and design packages Customize the user experience with delegate controls Modify user input with InfoPath […]

[SharePoint 2010] Fill Out and Flatten PDF Forms with iTextSharp

In a recent project I used this solution to take fillable PDF forms, fill them out based on user input, flatten the PDF document and save it back to SharePoint. I can think of a number of uses for this type of solution: filling out contracts, filling out medical or other business forms, or just […]

[SharePoint 2010] FIMSynchronizationService Errors After SP1 Install – Microsoft SharePoint is not supported with version 4.0.30319.235 of the Microsoft .Net Runtime

Update 2011-07-13: This issue was fixed in the re-released version of the June 2011 Cumulative Update. If you have installed the initial release of the June 2011 Cumulative Update, it is recommended to install the re-released version to ensure the issues in the first release are resolved. After installing Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010, […]

[SharePoint Foundation 2010 Series] Install SharePoint Foundation 2010 Standalone on Windows Web Server 2008 R2

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 is freely available to install on licensed copies of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. See for hardware and software requirements. For this tutorial, Windows Web Server 2008 R2 is being used with SQL Server 2008 Express edition. Before completing this tutorial, have a clean install of Windows […]

[Project Server 2007] Login Failed. Project could not connect to server

At my company we use Microsoft Project Server 2007 extensively. Our Project Managers had been reporting an issue where they get a message that says “Login Failed. Project could not connect to server”. They would hit OK and everything would work fine. Our SharePoint site that contains the Project Web Access was created running on […]