19 April 2011

SharePoint Foundation Logger RTW!!!

We are proud to release SPFlogger to the world wide web as Open Source on Codeplex under the GPL! Ever wondered what those CorrelationIDs in SharePoint error messages are all about?  SPFLogger demystifies the SharePoint logging database and unearths the treasure of information captured therein.  This tool will show you the true power of SharePoint 2010’s new logging capability.spflogger

A brief overview

With 3 areas of focus (NT Event Log, ULS Trace Logs, and Timer Job Logs) SPFLogger helps you to identify:
  • what errors are occurring in your environment
  • a frequency of occurrence of errors
  • drill into specific Correlation IDs
  • review Timer Job logs and their frequency
This Silverlight RIA Services application can be in an IIS Web Site directly on your SharePoint Server and with minimal configuration be providing you with invaluable data about your SharePoint 2010 farm in a matter of minutes.


05 April 2011

Speaking at SharePoint Connections 2011 in Boston


My friend, Jason Himmelstein, and I will be presenting some exciting sessions at this year’s SharePoint Connections Coast to Coast conference in Boston held April 25-27 at the Marriott Long Wharf. We will be presenting two sessions, “Heavy Metal PowerPivot” and “SharePoint Logging – The Undiscovered Country”. Both sessions promise to be fresh and exciting so come on out and see us if you’re anywhere near the Boston area during that time. We’d love to see ya!


SharePoint Remote Event Receivers are DEAD!!!

 Well, the time has finally come.  It was evident when Microsoft started pushing everyone to WebHooks, but this FAQ and related announcement...