An angry crowd protesting about SharePoint Lists (of all things)

CSOM suddenly throwing exceptions when trying to access list contents in SharePoint? A weird fix.

This article explains one possibly reason why some C# code, powered by CSOM, suddenly stops working and can’t access a SharePoint list anymore that it could before, throwing annoying and misleading exceptions like “The list is not DocumentLibrary, VersionPolicies is not supported” instead. Oh – and of course, there’s a…Continue reading CSOM suddenly throwing exceptions when trying to access list contents in SharePoint? A weird fix.

Build failed. Again.

“Predefined type ‘System.Object’ is not defined or imported” and other System namespace stuff missing in your solution?

This article will explain how to fix an annoying situation, where Visual Studio fails to find any System types or other “basic” stuff you’re pretty sure your project should have, automagically, out-of-the-box, without you doing anything. Stuff that comes with .NET. Stuff that should just work. But life isn’t always…Continue reading “Predefined type ‘System.Object’ is not defined or imported” and other System namespace stuff missing in your solution?

How to solve “error TS2354: This syntax requires an imported helper but module ‘tslib’ cannot be found.” when running npm build scripts?

This article explains a solution to another dumb issue I ran into when checking out someone else’s repository and trying to build and run the solution. I’m calling the issue “dumb” because it’s not like I’m practicing rocket surgery here. And the solution isn’t particularly high-flying either. Then again, neither…Continue reading How to solve “error TS2354: This syntax requires an imported helper but module ‘tslib’ cannot be found.” when running npm build scripts?