How to Use a SharePoint List to Log Application Errors

March 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Logging 

Occasionally, as a developer, you will not have access to the SharePoint log that is maintained within the file system. One way to get around this limitation is to make use of a SharePoint list as a location for logging application errors. This list can easily be created at the site collection root and then given very limited access for viewing. Here’s how it’s done…
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How to Easily Display a Site’s Groups, Users, and Permissions

December 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Permissions 

I was recently asked to establish the SharePoint site structure for a fairly large organization. I concluded that, based on the customer’s needs, they would require a single site collection and 17 sub-sites, each with its own unique permissions. As this organization was new to SharePoint, I was concerned that each site might encounter permissions related issues, and quickly identifying the problem could be problematic. So, I created a web part that displays the groups, users, and permissions for each site, and the lists associated with that site. Read more