Every now and then, something like half of Microsoft’s websites will suddenly stop working – this applies to at least Azure Portal, SharePoint Online sites, MSDN forums, Office Online, and probably a thousand other sites. The error is most of the time something like this: Bad Request – Request Too…Continue reading How to log in to Microsoft’s websites (MSDN forums, Azure Portal, SharePoint Online) when you get a “Bad Request” error?
Microsoft keeps 14-day rolling backups of your SharePoint Online sites. That’s awesome – no need to take backups anymore, right? Not so fast. It’s not always so easy, and by just relying on these backups, you risk losing your data. Forever, I might add. This cautionary tale is about SharePoint…Continue reading A cautionary tale of relying on the automatic backups in SharePoint Online
Twitter embed has a stupid, built-in failure condition: if the User Agent contains IE10 or older, the embed script will not load. This causes SharePoint embeds to fail. This post describes how to fix that.
So, you’re running a console program, but while you try running it, you get an error like this: “StructureMap.Exceptions.StructureMapConfigurationException“, with a message like this: “Unable to find the exported Type’s in assembly” (the typo done by Microsoft, not me). There are a number of reasons for this error, but for…Continue reading Fixing an unhandled exception about StructureMap configuration failing (messed up assembly bindings)
I was at Cloud Friday and SharePoint Saturday Nashville 2018 (SPSNash18), and had my session on Saturday – that was a lot of fun! I had the chance to meet a lot of new (and some “old”) people, and I think the community liked my session about Citizen Development tools…Continue reading Thanks for coming to my session in SPS Nashville!
This Spring is crazy – so many cool announcements to make! I’ll be speaking at SharePoint Saturday in Nashville on 5.5.2018. This one’s a completely new SPS event for me, and I’m honored that my session was accepted on the developer track! Based on the feedback from earlier sessions, I’m really excited to speak to…Continue reading Speaking at SPS Nashville on 5/5/18!
I had an awesome time at SharePoint Saturday in Houston! I had a lot of fun meeting a lot of new people, and I think the community liked my session about Citizen Development tools quite well!