Enabling Sandbox solution for SharePoint Web Part in VS 2010

This is an on the fly post, if you are creating a web part solution you’ll prompted by the visual studio whether to deploy that as a sandbox solution or a farm solution. But the sandbox solution option is grayed out.

The below post explains what is the reason for that and how to solve the problem using SharePoint Power Tools.


Direct Link to SharePoint Power Tools : http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/8e602a8c-6714-4549-9e95-f3700344b0d9/


SharePoint Configuration Error

This is small post regarding an error which might occur while configuring the SharePoint 2010 for the first time in your PC. The exception says


And you might get a screen like this ..



This occurs because you do not have the Microsoft .NET chart controls installed in your PC.

You can get the Chart controls setup here. Download and install that and continue the configuration.