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Mike Huguet I'm just talking out loud August 2010 Entries
Converting the Silverlight Business Application Template to use Windows Authentication
For my first “real” attempt at creating a business application using Silverlight I decided to use WCF RIA Services, Silverlight 4.0, and Visual Studio.NET 2010. What easier way to get started than through a template provided by VS.NET 2010, right? Well, in its effort to make it easier it also create some headaches. Sometimes abstraction can add a learning curve as well. In this case it created some headache for me on this project. As an IT consultant for small to enterprise level business most of ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 18, 2010 12:57 PM

Commerce Server 2009 Order Server Deserialization Error
During the deployment testing of an integration component with Commerce Server 2009’s Order Service I encountered the following error at a client site "Column requires a valid DataType." It was occuring right at the point when deserializing the dataset from the GetPurchaseOrderAsDataSet() call. We did not encounter this problem at all on any of the workstations. The call stack was essentially of no help. After some usage of FileMon and a few other diagnostics tools it struck me that maybe there was ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 17, 2010 5:03 PM

Getting a List of a User’s SharePoint Groups
I found it very odd that this was not available when doing some search engine queries. My requirement was to take in an AD user name and query SharePoint 2010 to determine the SharePoint groups in which the account belongs. The code was to run from within a RIA Authentication Service, which is code run on a server and is not likely on the SharePoint server. This code will also work with SharePoint 2007 (WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007). You will need to add a Web Reference to http(s)://<spservername&... ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 17, 2010 9:19 AM

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