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SharePoint Development – Turn off those friendly errors


  The error page displayed while you are doing development on SharePoint has a lot to be desired, while it is perfect for production it just doesn’t;t give you any information to go on while you are knee deep in development. Open your SharePoint site’s web.config Find the <SafeMode> Element and change value of the CallStack […]

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Building a SharePoint 2007 Web Part for WSS/MOSS


I will be co-presenting a luncheon at the Ottawa .NET users group about Windows SharePoint Services v3 and one of my tasks for the presentation was to build a SharePoint Web Part. I have both Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 on my computer and wasn’t sure which environment would be best suited for it but in […]

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Adding Web Part to Team Site fails


After an installation of Team Foundation Server you might want to customize the Team Site that has been created for you.  If you add a Web Part to a page you will receive the following error:   "An unexpected error has occurred"   After a bit of searching I found a Microsoft Support Article which […]

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