Virto Workflow activities kit extends SharePoint workflow capabilities

Community Blast Provided and Sponsored by VirtoSoftware. This information was provided by vendor for community education on product. No official review was performed by Vlad Catrinescu. VirtoSoftware is extending existing SharePoint workflow possibilities by creating a powerful 230+ custom SharePoint workflow activities set that can be leveraged by the company’s power users. Virto SharePoint Workflow Activities...Read More

Microsoft User CAL prices to increase 15% for OnPrem!

Last week, Microsoft did a pretty big announcement that will probably impact all organizations around the globe. Starting July 1st, the on-premise User CAL pricing will increase 15%. With this move, Microsoft further delivers its message of “Mobile First, Cloud First”, by encouraging companies of going with the cloud licensing options (Office 365 Enterprise, Enterprise...Read More

The isCleanMSDeployPackageNeeded task failed unexpectedly when deploying from TFS Build Server

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When deploying a .Net Application to IIS using TFS Build Server and MSBuild, you might get the following error: C:\Program Files\MSBuild\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v10.0\Web\Microsoft.Web.Publishing.targets (2850): The “IsCleanMSDeployPackageNeeded” task failed unexpectedly. System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.    at Microsoft.Web.Publishing.Tasks.Common.Utility.CheckMSDeploymentVersion()    at Microsoft.Web.Publishing.Tasks.Common.Utility.get_IsMSDeployInstalled() This can simply be because you have not installed Web Deploy 2.0 on...Read More
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