This is the first article in a 4 part series were I discuss the Health & Usage Services built into SharePoint 2010 and how they can be extended to build some very interesting solutions. My hope is that after reading the series you find really cool ways to use the Usage Services and I hope to hear back on what you all have built.
The 4 part series breaks down as so with all parts will be published in quick succession so I wonâ€™t keep you waiting for the ending.
- Feature and Capability Overview (this article)
- Writing a Custom Usage Provider
- Writing Custom Reports
- Writing a Custom Usage Receiver
Continue reading Extending The SharePoint 2010 Health & Usage – Part 1: Feature and Capability Overview
So lets say you want to change a list item but you donâ€™t want to impact any versioning or having to deal with check-in or check-out, and you donâ€™t want to change the last modified or modified by values. You can do this with the bit of code shown below. Grab the item reference and update the item just as you normally would however rather than calling SPItem.Update() you want to call SPItem.SystemUpdate(). You can check out the TechNet reference if you want to see additional code samples.
Continue reading Update a List Item Without Anyone Looking
Just had a conversation with a couple instructors in the speaker room here at the BPUK Conference. What is the most efficient way to get a list of sites a user has permissions to. Search of course, it does the security trimming for you and it has a master list of all sites within SharePoint (assuming you crawl SharePoint sites).
Continue reading What Sites do I have permissions to?