SharePoint: Timer Job Bits and Pieces

Having developed a custom Timer Job, and deployed it to the farm, it can be useful during development and testing to to be able to execute it immediately and also later to be able to change the execution schedule. Both of these tasks can be done using STSADM and or the Central Administration  UI, however … Continue reading SharePoint: Timer Job Bits and Pieces

SharePoint: Developing Custom Timer Jobs

SharePoint Service Timer Jobs, perform units of work on a single or repeating schedule and can be thought of in the same way as Windows Services or Scheduled Tasks. Developing custom Timer Jobs is relatively simple, you declare a class which derives from SPJobDefinition and overrides the Execute method as shown; This very simple sample, adds … Continue reading SharePoint: Developing Custom Timer Jobs