Downloading a JPG from a website in Mono / C#

This function accepts the full URL of a JPG, png, bmp, pdf or any file out there that is exposed via http. It will then save the binary file to any local path that you want (that you have permissions to).

I used this particular function to retrieve a Sharepoint attachment file, so that I can […]

By |September 28th, 2012|C#, iOS, Mono, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Downloading a JPG from a website in Mono / C#

Programmatically determining value as a user or group in a SharePoint Person/Group field

I ran into an interesting issue trying to determine programmatically if my Person/Group field in SharePoint had a SharePoint Group or an Active Directory user. Before I go into the details, let’s consider the following scenario:

Your business has a need for a custom approval workflow where the OOTB (out of the box) workflow and/or a […]

By |July 11th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Programmatically determining value as a user or group in a SharePoint Person/Group field

Open File – Security Warning

When trying to open a local application using a shortcut localted on another server, you receive a Security Warning saying:

Open File – Security Warning

Do you want to open this file?

Name: “shared location\shortcut.lnk”

Publisher: Unknown Publisher

Type: Shortcut

From: “shared location”

If the “shared location” is part of your local intranet you need to add the name or the IP […]

By |April 11th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Open File – Security Warning