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Core Results Web Part with configurable Ranking Model

Ranking Models are cool. If you don’t know what they can do for you, here’s a summary: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Search uses ranking models to determine how data is weighed and results are ranked. Out of the box SharePoint 2010 provides different models, but you can also create your own. Creating your own ranking model allows you to tailor the

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Speed up SharePoint 2010 development

SharePoint Development tends to be a wee bit more time consuming compared to “standard” ASP.NET development. Although Microsoft really helped us a lot by providing seriously improved integration with Visual Studio 2010, building, packaging, deploying and debugging can still be annoyingly slow. Here are a couple of things you could do to speed things up a bit. 1. Fast hardware

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To Sandbox or not to sandbox?

Microsoft SharePoint (Foundation) 2010 introduced the concept of running sandboxed code. This code can be deployed using WSP solutions, but the difference is it can be uploaded by authorized users at the Site Collection. Sandbox solutions run in a limited SharePoint Execution context and farm administrators can monitor and manage those solutions. Because of the limited context, only a subset

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SharePoint Claims Web Part

Besides Visual Studio debugging there are not many tools out there for troubleshooting your SharePoint Claims Based environment. Even SharePoint itself doesn’t show much information about the claims environment. Because of this, SharePoint Administrators can find this new way of managing corporate identities quite challenging. As part of the deployment plan for claims based SharePoint, include the development of some

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