Querying SharePoint Search from PowerShell

FAST Search for SharePoint 2010 (FS4SP) is a really powerful, flexible and scalable enterprise search engine. However, when compared with the search landscape in SharePoint 2013, it feels like...

FAST Search Tip #1: Enabling Stemming in PowerShell

Recently, I’ve been working with FAST Search for SharePoint 2010 and, although it’s a great search platform with pretty impressive features, I believe there are still too many manual...

|create|it| wins the Best Public Website award

I´m proud to annunciate that create|it| (the company where i work) is the winner of the European SharePoint Community Awards 2012 in the “Best Puplic Website” category. So...

SharePoint Tip #27: Choice Columns and DataSheet Views

Using features to create Choice site columns is pretty straightforward (check this post for additional information). See below a sample feature element for that purpose. <Field ...

SharePoint Tip #26: Comments in Content Type Definition

There is an issue with SharePoint 2010’s CAML parser that causes SharePoint to ignore fields in a Content Type definition. When defining a Content Type feature element, avoid placing...

Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint Foundation 2010

Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint Foundation 2010 has been release, here is the list of links to download the SP1 and the language packs:SharePoint...

Free Webinar: LINQ to SharePoint

The European SharePoint Conference organization committee has been setting up a series of free SharePoint-related webinars in preparation for the conference. I’ll be presenting one of these webinars, next...

European SharePoint Conference 2011

I’m pleased to announce that I will present with my collegue André Vala three sessions in the European SharePoint Conference 2011, which will take place in Berlin, 17th – 20th...

Browser File Handling avoiding Permissive mode

A change in behavior from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 is that only file types marked as "safe" are allowed to be opened in the browser or opened on...

Business Connectivity Services

A few weeks ago I had an article of mine published on PROGRAMAR magazine, issue number 28, a Portuguese developer-focused magazine. Here is the translated version of the article....