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HTTP 406 Error When Using Angular $http.get Against SharePoint REST End Points

Update: Marc AD ndersson pointed out this great piece of info: http://blogs.office.com/2014/08/13/json-light-support-rest-sharepoint-api-released/.  That explains a lot .

That may be the worst title of a blog post ever!  Anyhoo.

I typically do all of my prototyping against an O365 instance.  I have my personal instance so that I don’t have to be worried about affecting anyone else.  […]

CodePlex Project – SP2010 Explorer

As part of an on-going effort to learn the technical low level details of SharePoint 2010, I’ve created a “SharePoint Explorer” kind of tool.  The idea isn’t new.  I used this project more than once: http://sharepointexplorer.codeplex…

Working With TreeNodeBinding in the ASP.NET Treeview Control

I’ve been working on what I hope will be a soon-released CodePlex project that provides a nice integrated bit of web parts talking to each other via provider/consumer connections for the purpose of exploring a SharePoint site under the covers.  …

Connecting Text Field Filters to Your Custom Web Part

I wanted to receive information from a Text Field filter in SharePoint 2010 into my custom web part.  I tried using this MSDN article as a basis but the article is either broken or I’m just not following it correctly. A little more searching tur…

Quick and Easy: Send Email Using Gmail SMTP Server in .NET C#

This isn’t exactly a new topic, but when I needed to do it, I found a lot of “why won’t this work for me” and not too many direct answers. I hope someone finds this useful. The following bit of code will send an email using my own gmail accou…

Bamboo Calendar Interacting with SharePoint Causes “An unexpected error occurred”

Today, I’ve been working in an environment that uses a Bamboo calendar web part for some improved collaboration. This a standard medium/small farm with two load balanced WFEs, a “application server” for indexing and InfoPath and a clustered SQL…

Using Reflector on Microsoft.SharePoint.dll

Michael Blumenthal has put up an article about alerts and views ("Which views can be used when Creating an Alert ?"), which is interesting on its own merits. However, I was even more interested to see how he methodically walks through the pr…

Sorting Calendar Items in the Calendar View

I’m using a calendar to track panel discussions on a given day. I have two sessions: morning and afternoon. I want to create a view that shows morning sessions only listed alphabetically via a session ID. This is a little tricky to accompli…

SharePoint Features & Solutions Management — Don’t Forget the U in CRUD (or the D for that matter)

We collectively spend a great deal of time thinking about SharePoint solutions — how to create them, which tool to use, what happens when they fail to deploy, timer jobs, scopes, etc. We spend so much time thinking about the up-front bits that …

Quick Fix: Web Services that Interact with SharePoint, InvalidOperationException

A million years ago, I helped developed a web service that was invoked via a custom action for a SharePoint Designer workflow. This week, the client wanted to move it to production (finally!) so we did. The custom action worked fine, but the web serv…