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Monthly Archives: March, 2015

InfoPath is Still Alive

In January 2014, Microsoft announced the end of any future updates to InfoPath, with an implication that it might not be included in the next version of SharePoint. A year later, Microsoft has officially confirmed that InfoPath Forms Services will continue to be one of the services included in SharePoint Server 2016, and its inclusion …

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SharePoint 2013 Search Results Not Returned – Alternative Access Mappings (AAM)

Worked through a search issue last week.  Hope this post helps to give some guidance. We had a Default Zone URL called http://foo It was extended to FBA on the Internet Zone with URL called http://bar We configured a content source that crawled the Internet Zone, i.e. we crawled http://bar. Here are the results: http://foo

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Variations Not Working After SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 Upgrade

A customer had a SharePoint 2010 site collection that we upgraded to SharePoint 2013. The variation pages propagation jobs were set to run every three minutes. The publish of an existing page in the variation root caused a “Started…Finished” propagation log entry with no information about the child variations: Page update variations was automatically started …

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A Lap Around the Azure API Management Service

At a recent conference, our team presented a talk called “A Lap Around Azure API Service Management.” It was a great opportunity to meet others in the area who are active developing on the Microsoft platform.  We appreciated meeting people with varying levels of familiarity in the Web APIs, and it was a perfect opportunity …

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“One Size Doesn’t Fit All – User Experience 101”

Often we meet with clients who have already determined the type of technology for their application before they have determined what they want the application to accomplish. With any project it’s crucial to start with User Experience first. In a sea of frameworks, platforms and operating systems at our disposal, it’s easy to get side …

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Coercion Failed Error when Running a Workflow from a Document Retention Policy

Recently, I had a client that wanted to create a “document review” workflow that would run if a document had not been modified in the past year. The solution involved creating a simple SharePoint 2010 style workflow that would assign a task to review the document to the reviewer(s) defined in the workflow’s association settings. …

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