I’m a big fan of writing into your logs the class and method that is currently executing – it makes fault finding so much easier. Typically I’d do this with reflection – but it turns out that you can do this with a small change to Sitecore’s configuration. Continue reading “Make Sitecore record the class writing to the logs”
I’ve got an event handler on a SharePoint list that’s fairly long running, and this then raised a question in the office – do these settings control event firing for the currently running event handler, or for the entire list?
Very often you see lines of code like this…
this.EventFiringEnabled = false; item.Update(); this.EventFiringEnabled = true;
… but was this really necessary? Are people worried about events not being handled ‘cos firing is disabled, or is this just a convenient way of tracking whether events are enabled or not? Continue reading “How DisableEventFiring / EventFiringEnabled works”