Month: February 2013

Patterns and practices
SharePoint

For the love of Pete make your error message meaningful!

While debugging some custom SharePoint code (not written by me, mind you) today I ran in to this little gem: Cannot complete this action. Please try again. at Microsoft.SharePoint.Library.SPRequest.MapUrlToListAndView(String bstrUrl, String bstrUrlToMap, Guid& pgListId, Guid& pgViewId) at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPWeb.GetListFromWebPartPageUrl(String pageUrl) at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPWeb.GetListFromUrl(String pageUrl) at MyWebPart.EventCalendars.EventCalendars.GetCalendarUrl(Uri current, Uri referrerUri) at MyWebPart.EventCalendars.EventCalendars.CreateChildControls() Microsoft is a multi-billion dollar company. […]

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General
Training

Studying for MS Exam 70-480

This month I have been studying to take the Microsoft certification exam 70-480: Programming in HTML5 with Javascript and CSS3. The first resource I leveraged was Microsoft Virtual Academy and the freely available online video course presented by Jeremy Foster and Michael Palmero.  It did provide a cursory overview of the topics in the exam, though in the context of Windows 8 […]

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General
SharePoint

Migration for site failed: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

An unexpected error while converting a SharePoint web application to Claims Authentication revealed an unexpected cause.

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