Using the SharePoint 2010 Silverlight Video Player


As part of a recent project I need to build a video player carousel, like this; The merits of a Carousel in an Intranet are Debatable: http://conversionxl.com/dont-use-automatic-image-sliders-or-carousels-ignore-the-fad/ That aside, I went ahead to build one. The subject of this post is not how to aggregate video data and display it on the page, but rather … Continue reading Using the SharePoint 2010 Silverlight Video Player

Serving up JSON Data from a SharePoint Application Page Pseudo Service


Sometimes, the SharePoint JSOM is just too unwieldy. So on a recent project I needed to conjure up SharePoint group information, and for each of these groups also the users which are group members. I wanted this data in JSON format since I’m using knockoutjs for the UI and presentation. After taking a look at the JSON … Continue reading Serving up JSON Data from a SharePoint Application Page Pseudo Service

Creating a SharePoint Transparent Overlay DIV


When ever you need to display a transparent overlay in SharePoint, you can reuse the one provided by SharePoint itself. SharePoints transparent overlay is displayed anytime you display a model dialog, like a list form for instance; SharePoint creates this overlay as part of rendering up a modal dialog in SP.UI.Dialog.js, and is created as … Continue reading Creating a SharePoint Transparent Overlay DIV

Display Status Notification Toast in a SharePoint Modal Dialog


When developing a site or application page in SharePoint the ribbon control will typically be excluded from the modal display since it is outside of the modal dialogs rendered output (see SharePoint CSS class s4-notdlg). In most cases this is just fine, except that, if you want to display SharePoint notification toast’s you won’t see them, … Continue reading Display Status Notification Toast in a SharePoint Modal Dialog