Checking SharePoint Resource Url Serviceability using Javascript and HTML HEAD

Recently when building an app which (amongst other things) rendered links to other pages (created by others), I found I needed to be able to detect whether these other pages/resources actually existed – because people click on links which they can see and HTTP 404 messages are scary right? Although I’m talking about Pages here, the principle […]

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ListData.svc REST Gotcha in SharePoint 2010 / 2013

Came across another Clumsy Ninja SharePoint feature recently concerning the ListData.svc REST API which is found in both SharePoint 2010 and 2013. This issue does not occur if you’re using the new _API REST interface for SharePoint 2013. The issue concerns the list or library name which you use in a REST call; ListData.svc REST Call: […]

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Create Folder Hierarchies for SharePoint Lists and Libraries using Powershell

A small Powershell snippet which will create folder hierarchies within SharePoint lists and libraries Usage

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The SharePoint 2013 List View Web Part Toolbar

The SharePoint 2013 List View Web Part’s toolbar type setting is something of a clumsy ninja, brilliant but clumsy nevertheless. The problem is, the toolbar type property enumerations bear little resemblance to what you actually get, and in one case just blatantly lies.. Drag and Drop Drag and drop of files onto a list view web […]

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List View Web Part Filtering

Dynamically Filtering SharePoint List Views using Javascript

The List View Web Part has great capability for filtering displayed data using the web parts header controls.. If you’re building out a UI which incorporates a list view web part, you can also perform the filtering using Javascript in response to your UI events, hooking into the LVWP filtering code. As an example, what I want to build […]

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