Monthly Archives: November 2007

Webpart and AJAX – do not forget the web.config

To enabled Ajax on your SharePoint site, you have to modify the web.config file as instructed here http://asp.net/AJAX/Documentation/Live/ConfiguringASPNETAJAX.aspx. The last 2 parts can be skipped if that doesn’t apply to your case. The good news is that this web.config file … Continue reading

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Webpart and AJAX – second postback not working in UpdatePanel?

I successfully add a webpart with UpdatePanel. However the second post back doesn’t seem to trigger? Why? Excerpt from Mike Ammerlaan’s Blog Windows SharePoint Services JavaScript has a “form onSubmit wrapper” which is used to override the default form action. … Continue reading

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Webpart and AJAX – tricks on creating ScriptManager

ScriptManager object is required if you want to use AJAX (Microsoft Atlas) in your webpart. In a ASPX page, there should only be one instance of ScriptManager object. However as just a component of a frame work/page, your webpart has … Continue reading

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Findings on SharePoint Search – BDC – 2

In search result page, when you click on the “View Profile” page, it does call the database to retrieve the data. So Authentication mode is important here. If you specify “PassThrough”, make sure the “Default content access account” (seem in … Continue reading

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Findings on SharePoint Search – BDC – 1

Steps to add BDC to Sharepoint search: Define BDC XML file (you can try this GUI editor but it doesn’t help that much. You’d better still have to read the XML file through and understand it.) Import BDC Application file. … Continue reading

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