How to get item count of a large list using jQuery

How to get item count of a large list using jQuery

September 29, 2017

One of the clients came to us with a pretty simple request. They need to display total item count of several views in a large SharePoint list using jQuery (more than 40,000 items). Normally, we would use APIs to retrieve information about lists and list items. In this case, SharePoint list object has an ItemCount property which returns the total item count of the list. Following is the code sample using list.get_itemCount() in ECMA. It is very efficient and fast.

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An unbiased review of the top MDM (Mobile Device Management) providers

An unbiased review of the top MDM (Mobile Device Management) providers

September 29, 2017

​MDM Comparison At a certain point, all MDM solutions become more or less identical, this is due to the fact that ALL MDM solutions are bound by the API's that Phone manufacturer's use. Due to this fact, the decision between major players in the MDM space come down to 3 major components, price, usability & support.

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Field validation with Client-side rendering

Field validation with Client-side rendering

September 29, 2017

Client-side rendering (CSR) has been introduced by Microsoft with SharePoint 2013 and Office 365. With CSR you can add additional functionality to some SharePoint elements very easily by just adding a JavaScript file which implements the missing functionality. There is neither an explicit deployment process nor any WSP deployment!

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Remotely provision a list using CustomSchemaXml

Remotely provision a list using CustomSchemaXml

September 29, 2017

This PowerShell script will provi​sion a new list remotely using ListCreationInformation.CustomSchemaXml.

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Overcoming the 5000-item list view threshold in SharePoint online

Overcoming the 5000-item list view threshold in SharePoint online

September 29, 2017

​If you add more than 5000 items to a list or library in SharePoint online, you are faced with this error message: "This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold (5000 items) enforced by the administrator." Unfortunately, this list view threshold can't be changed in SharePoint online, but there are options to overcome this limitation.

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Get/Set SSRS Data Sources using PowerShell

Get/Set SSRS Data Sources using PowerShell

September 29, 2017

Business Case: SQL Server Reporting Services(SSRS) is becoming an integral component of any business today. Many of our clients have sites with hundreds of SSRS Reports. SharePoint 2010 with SSRS in Integrated mode simplifies the configuration and management of SSRS Reports by allowing many of the administration tasks to be configured through SharePoint. However there is one large caveat.

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