HOW TO: Access list item in WorkflowStarting event receiver when “Required documents to be checked out” option is set to “Yes”

This post is a contribution from Charls Tom Jacob, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team. Scenario: You have a SharePoint library in which “Require documents to be checked out before they can be edited?” is set to Yes. You have a WorkflowStarting event receiver associated to the list, with the following very basic…

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How to use WebAnalytics API – FrontEndDataRetriever.QueryData

This post is a contribution from Jaishree Thiyagarajan, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team. To use WebAnalytics API, first we need to add reference to Microsoft.Office.Server.WebAnalytics.dll and Microsoft.Office.Server.WebAnalytics.UI.dll.  These DLLs can be located in GAC (C:\Windows\Assembly\GAC_MSIL\). The WebAnalytics DB (Report DB) has many Table-Valued-functions, which we can leverage programmatically through FrontEndDataRetriever.QueryData. Check out…

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