Boost your SharePoint solutions with distributed cache!–Part 2–Explanations tips and warnings

Dec 15, 2013 4 min.

Explanations, tips, tricks and warnings Explanations This cache cluster is in facts made of appfabric hosts (caching services). One of the advantages is that hosts not members of the cluster but clients of it keep a local copy of objects. And this copy is automatically maintained up to date. The result is you do not need to implement a lazy loading pattern to avoid back and forth on the network.

Boost your SharePoint solutions with distributed cache!- Part 1–Introduction

Dec 13, 2013 2 min.

Prelude I started to write this set of articles as one at the beginning, but I quickly realized that I had a lot of things to explain. Moreover, I’m a real chatterbox which does not help in that case. I finally decided to write a trilogy. I will publish one article every two days beginning today. The code sample will be delivered with last article so I ensure that you read everything ;-).

SharePoint Auto hosted app and ASP.NET MVC

Nov 13, 2013 2 min.

Code apps they said, it will be easier they said… Visual Studio 2013 comes with a new project model : SharePoint autohosted app ASP.NET MVC (Cool!) I’m fond of SharePoint, I like MVC, why not mixing them? Short reminder, SharePoint autohosted apps are only available for Office 365. Technically Office 365 will create an Azure website on demand when app is deployed. The potential cost overhead will be billed directly to the tenant owner.

Entity Framework and dataContext reference for a web application

Nov 7, 2013 3 min.

When using the entity framework with a data context we often have this problematic: What’s the best between performance and simplicity of usage or scalability? (no? you do not ask yourself that kind of existential question?) Here is a little explanation : Static instance In this first case you wrote a static reference to the context. Sometimes you also add some lazy loading and/or disposal management in global.asax (application end event)

Speaker at SharePoint Saturday Ottawa!

Oct 25, 2013 1 min.

Hi everybody, I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be speaking at SharePoint Saturday Ottawa. On Nov the 23rd! My session: translating SharePoint 2013 from beginning to ending. We’ll cover all multilingualism provided by SharePoint. With lot of examples and demonstrations we’ll see what are the tools provided to IT pro’s, power users and developers. The goal of this session is to give you some insight about how to get your SharePoint environment in multiple languages seamlessly.

(English) The name 'InitializeControl' does not exist in the current context Controles utilisateur, SharePoint 2013 and Ressources

Apr 7, 2013 2 min.

This article is written for SharePoint developers who already developed multilingual webparts. It is a good practice to localize an application when you develop for SharePoint, which will make the adding of a new language easier. When we developed for SharePoint 2010 we used to put resources files in hive/config/resources (and then run a stsadm –o copyappbincontent or automate it via a timerjob when activating features) Or we used to create an empty SharePoint solution element in which we added our files and indicated that the deployment target was the appglobalresources folder (see https://stackoverflow.