29NOV 2013

Introduction The last few weeks and months I’ve been busy setting up the foundation for a new set of products we’re developing. We call them Pointbird. The story behind the name is a tale for another time. Simple but powerful plugins, products and solutions for SharePoint and other services – that’s what we’re currently building. […]

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7NOV 2013

Author: Tobias Zimmergren www.zimmergren.net | www.tozit.com | www.sharepointdiscussions.com | @zimmergren Introduction Every cycle of SharePoint comes with challenges around upgrades and migrations. In one of my current projects I’ve been part of designing an iterative upgrade process – as I like to call it – which means we’ll be upgrading our Farm (all content databases) […]

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2OCT 2013

So, October the 1st is an exciting date yet again – For the sixth year consecutively I’ve been awarded the prestigious Microsoft MVP award. For any new readers, that means in essence the following (quoted from Microsoft.com: http://tz.nu/1g4eNSp ) The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award is our way of saying thank you to exceptional, […]

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16SEP 2013

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction So recently, while working with the (awesome!) Work Management Service Application in some of our environments, we got the common problem of not receiving any actual tasks on our My Sites. The reason is that we see this message instead: Last updated at 1/1/1901 12:00 AM […]

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16SEP 2013

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction In one of the projects I’m currently involved, we’re in the process of upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. One of the problems we faced were the fact that we had some orphaned content databases in our production environments, but the problem didn’t surface in […]

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5SEP 2013

Introduction The next Sweden SharePoint User Group meeting has been planned in Skåne. This time we’ll be hanging out with my great friends over at Tretton37 in Lund. Update 2013-09-06: After one day of open registration, we have only 30 seats left out of 60. Update 2013-09-07: After two days of open registration we only […]

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15JUN 2013

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction In one of my previous articles where we investigated some of the new and awesome delegate controls in SharePoint 2013. It walks you through some of the interesting DelegateControl additions that I was playing around with. On top of that I got a comment about how […]

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30MAR 2013

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction SharePoint 2013 comes with tons of enhancements and modifications to previous versions of the product. One of the cool features I’ve played around with lately is the Geolocation field. Back in 2010 I wrote a custom-coded solution for displaying location information in our SharePoint lists, integrating […]

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24MAR 2013

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction Recently someone asked me about how to attack the major pain of upgrading their custom coded projects and solution from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. Given that question and my experiences thus far I’ll try to pinpoint the most important things to consider when upgrading. There’s […]

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21MAR 2013

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction Okay so this will be a pretty short one, but hopefully help some folks that are upgrading their solutions from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. While developing fields, content types and the likes in SharePoint 2010, there’s always a few good rules and practices to follow. […]

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17MAR 2013

Time goes by fast. Especially when thinking back at when we started our User Group in Sweden. We started the Sweden SharePoint User Group (www.ssug.se & www.facebook.com/sharepointsweden) back in 2007. We’ve had it running for a solid 6+ years and are soon entering our 7th anniversary. Pretty cool if you ask me. So here’s a […]

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21FEB 2013

Introduction The Sweden SharePoint User Group (SSUG) have planned a new meeting in Malmö, taking place on March 14th in central Malmö. In order to show up you need to register for the event (http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5577741174/) Event Details It’s time for the next awesome Sweden SharePoint User Group (SSUG) event in Malmö – We’re all excited […]

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20JAN 2013

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction In my previous post (http://zimmergren.net/technical/sp-2013-some-new-delegatecontrol-additions-to-the-sharepoint-2013-master-pages) I talked about how you could use the new delegate controls in the master page (seattle.master) to modify a few things in the SharePoint UI, including the text in the top left corner saying "SharePoint". If your goal is simply to […]

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19JAN 2013

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction In this post we’ll take a quick look at some of the new DelegateControls I’ve discovered for SharePoint 2013 and how you can replace or add information to your new master pages using these new controls, without modifying the master pages. This is done exactly the […]

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28DEC 2012

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction In one of my previous posts I talked about "Using the SPField.JSLink property to change the way your field is rendered in SharePoint 2013". That article talks about how we can set the JSLink property in our SharePoint solutions and how we easily can change the […]

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