Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Convert your VMW drives VMDK to Hyper-V drives VHD

After installing Windows 8 and using Hyper-V I searched for a tool to convert my VMW disks to be used on Hyper-V. This tool is amazing and it just take few minutes to convert a disk with Windows2008R2/SQLServer/SharePoint2010/VisualStudio2010


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Special offer for Exam 70-480: Developing in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3

There is a special offer from Microsoft as a jump start and voucher code for free exam for 70-480: Developing in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3, it is one of the Windows 8 development series.

Get it from there:

I passed this exam two weeks ago, "al 7amd lellah"

Get Web Part Properties for a page with PowerShell script

It happens when you have a problem with a webpart in one of your SharePoint environments in need to debug to see what are the properties of this webpart, this PowerShell script can help:

#Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell

$SiteUrl = "http://www.yoursite.com"
$pageURL = "Pages/default.aspx"

$site = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite($SiteUrl)
$psite = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing.PublishingSite($site)
$web = Get-SPWeb $SiteUrl
$pweb = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing.PublishingWeb]::GetPublishingWeb($web)

$wpm = $web.GetLimitedWebPartManager($pageURL, [System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.PersonalizationScope]::Shared)

#List all the web parts
$wpm.WebParts | ft

#Get the details of the first web part
$wp = $wpm.WebParts[0]

SharePoint 2013 on Windows 2012 Server - Admin Intro

Just installed SharePoint 2013 Server on Windows 2012 Server and SQL 2012 Server inside Hyper-V machine on Windows 8 :)

Just wanted to share with you the screen as this will be my first blog post on SharePoint 2013, and just to show you something useful, this is the performance screen for my server till the moment:

My machine is Dell Latitude E6520 with 8 GB RAM