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More fun with deploying Document Sets via XML

September 15, 2011 Matt Thornton 3

To finish a set of posts about the fun I’ve had in deploying document sets as XML content types, here’s a fun little bug vagary I encountered. In the video walkthrough, there’s a section on deploying the custom WelcomePage to your site, and provisioning some WebParts automatically to that page. […]

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Updating declarative XML content types

September 15, 2011 Matt Thornton 0

Becoming a SharePoint developer is always a journey – every new day you spend doing something, the more you learn. More often than not, the more “little subtleties” you uncover about the great wide SharePoint platform. I recently tripped over one such example. This “issue” is not new in SharePoint […]

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new SPSite – FileNotFoundException

February 2, 2011 Matt Thornton 12

It seems to me that every SharePoint developer, at some point in their career, will encounter this particular error. It’s one of those infuriatingly obtuse errors that could be caused by a multitude of different issues – either individually or cumulatively. In my case, I was in the middle of […]