Preparing Developer Virtual Machine for SharePoint 2016 Preview

In anticipation for the SharePoint Server 2016 Preview release this month of August 2015, I have prepared a Hyper-V virtual machine for development and evaluation purposes. System Requirements http://blogs.technet.com/b/wbaer/archive/2015/05/12/what-s-new-in-sharepoint-server-2016-installation-and-deployment.aspx Scenario Deployment type and scale Processor RAM Hard disk Database server running a single SQL instance Development or evaluation installation with the minimum recommended services 64-bit, … Continue reading Preparing Developer Virtual Machine for SharePoint 2016 Preview

SharePoint 2013 Workflow Integration with the WaitForCustomEvent Activity

Implementing an integration scenario with SharePoint 2013 Workflows using WaitForCustomEvent Activity in Visual Studio 2012 Technical Requirement: Integrate a SharePoint workflow with another application to call into the application and wait for a response with data. Applicable business scenarios A document management approval workflow notifies a CRM system of a customer engagement and provides a … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 Workflow Integration with the WaitForCustomEvent Activity

SharePoint Designer 2013 | Publishing 2013 Workflow Error

Using SharePoint Designer 2013, I create and publish a simple custom workflow (2013 platform). I get the following within the error message: "There was no endpoint listening at net.pipe://localhost/SecurityTokenServiceApplication/appsts.svc that could accept the message." Background: I am able to browse to http://localhost:32843/SecurityTokenServiceApplication/securitytoken.svc with no issues or errors showing. I have installed Worfklow Manager (and update) on a WFE server … Continue reading SharePoint Designer 2013 | Publishing 2013 Workflow Error

Speaking at the Calgary .NET User Group this Wed Dec. 14 ’11

I'm looking forward to speaking at the Calgary .NET User group on the http://www.calgary.ca site. Wed Dec 14, 2011Presenting features, applied technologies and approaches:SharePoint 2010.NET Framework, ASP .NET, Windows Communication FoundationGoogle Search ApplianceArc GISWebtrends Mobile Browsing Click the link for event detailshttp://www.dotnetcalgary.com/Events/tabid/61/ModuleID/381/ItemID/9/mctl/EventDetails/Default.aspx