Using Fetch with SharePoint Online

jQuery's ajax method. If you aren't a fan of using SP.RequestExecutor, chances are good that $.ajax is used heavily to query and post data to SharePoint's REST API in your SharePoint customisations. There's nothing wrong with jQuery's $.ajax method. In fact, it's been incredibly reliable over the past five years for my work. But we … Continue reading Using Fetch with SharePoint Online

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Resurrecting TFS from the Dead.

Sometimes due to uh.. software conflicts.. the IIS site for Team Foundation Server might be deleted. In order to recover it you need to reinstall the Application-Tier of Team Foundation Services. Here's the link that put us on the right path: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/17a916d7-5a65-4913-90ff-0af3a3d0cd33/deleted-tfs-site-in-iis?forum=tfssetup The high level instructions are: Uninstall Application Tier of Team Foundation Services through … Continue reading Resurrecting TFS from the Dead.

DNN 9 Module Development using Christoc VS2017 Templates – Personal Reference

Acquiring the DNN Development Templates: http://www.christoc.com/Products/DNN-Development-Templates Additional documentation here: http://www.dnnsoftware.com/DOCS/developers/creating-modules/create-module-using-templates.html DesktopModules Virtual Directory created when new module Project was created. Causes generic error when accessing DNN site. Resolution here: http://www.christoc.com/Tutorials/All-Tutorials/aid/12 After project creation the reference to "DotNetNuke.dll" had to be added from C:\inetpub\wwwroot\dotnetnuke\bin. If you're reading this, the directory location will depend on where you installed … Continue reading DNN 9 Module Development using Christoc VS2017 Templates – Personal Reference

DNN 9 Theme Development using Christoc VS2017 Templates – Personal Reference

Acquiring the DNN Development Templates: http://www.christoc.com/Products/DNN-Development-Templates Tutorial - Creating a DNN Theme with a Visual Studio Project Template http://www.christoc.com/Tutorials/All-Tutorials/aid/8  Notes: In IIS you will need to add a binding on your DNN 9 site to listen on port 80, hostname = dnndev.me, like so: When the Theme Project is created IIS will create a Virtual Directory with … Continue reading DNN 9 Theme Development using Christoc VS2017 Templates – Personal Reference

Lessons Learnt Installing DNN 9 Community Edition

Unfortunately the steps taken were not documented, these lessons learnt are therefore from memory and may not accurately reflect what happened. For reference, DNN 9 Community Edition is installed through an IIS WebPI (Web Platform Installer) and seems to only use SQL Express. No luck has been had using an existing SQL Server installation that … Continue reading Lessons Learnt Installing DNN 9 Community Edition