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Tracy Norris
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Hello! I have the best job in the world. I'm a mom! Well, ok, I'm also a SharePoint developer and administrator and I like to blog about that when I have time.
Hello! I have the best job in the world. I'm a mom! Well, ok, I'm also a SharePoint developer and administrator and I like to blog about that when I have time.

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Encrypt Cookie Data ASP.Net
Please excuse my absence from writing in the blog. As usual, I got tied up in a large project that stole my focus. This is what happens to me... I get consumed by large projects and end up "going dark" for a while. No blog posts or Tweets. My family can't e...

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Clear SharePoint Configuration Cache Files
Whenever my farm gets out of whack, I'll clear the cache files. A lot of times it helps straighten out issues with search. Below are the instructions I have to clear the files. I've done it on SharePoint 2007, 2010, and 2013. You can clear the configuration...

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SharePoint Ports and Protocols
The following is my list of ports and protocols for SharePoint communications between servers based on my experience. Many are optional and rely on how your network is set up. The items can be configured with custom ports. WFE = Web Front End APP = App serv...

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Being a Woman in a Leadership Role
This article is part of a series. You can start at the beginning: Leading Development Teams on Large Projects . Although this article is about being a woman in a leadership
role, I firmly believe that these qualities are essential for any good leader
and th...

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Resolve Team Issues Quickly
This article is part of a series. You can start at the beginning: Leading Development Teams on Large Projects . When your team is first coming together on a project, issues between team members may begin to surface. Not everyone codes the same
or has the sa...

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Assign a "Number 1"
This article is part of a series. You can start at the beginning: Leading Development Teams on Large Projects . I n Star Trek: The Next
Generation , Captain Picard is head of the ship. He makes all the important
decisions, but he can’t be on duty 24x7. That...

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15-Minute Daily Stand-Up Meeting
At my company, we gravitate towards the waterfall
development methodology though we do adopt some agile practices. For example, I
hold daily stand-up meetings that last only 15 minutes. Sometimes I will hold
these meetings over instant message if any team m...

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Leading Development Teams on Large Projects
At my company, I am the Lead Software Engineer. In addition
to leading my team as a whole, I also lead multiple smaller teams broken out by
projects. The projects that we are working on right now are very large. One
project is running into its second year. ...

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Button Won't Postback with IOS 9
I had a problem today where an application with an older code base, ASP.NET 2.0 had compatibility issues in Safari 9. The application was a login application and with the release of Apple's IOS9, the submit button wouldn't postback. Therefore, no users with...

I finally signed up for a Twitter account. I plan on posting mostly about SharePoint, but maybe about other misc. things too. Follow me: https://twitter.com/tracyswebdesign
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