Properties missing from Visual Studio 2010 Intellisense..

Today I ran into a problem that made me think I was either blind, crazy.. or both.

I created a new SharePoint 2010 project in Visual Studio 2010 and was trying to code against the SPSite.WebApplication property but it was not showing up in the Intellisense. I thought I found a bug with VS 2010…

It turned out this property is not visible in Intellisense because my SharePoint project is a “sandboxed” solution (and I think this is the default setting). Sandboxed solution is new to SP 2010: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee539083.aspx.
Set the project to be a “normal” solution and the property I was looking for is visible in Intellisense. You can do this by clicking on the project file in the Solution Explorer, and set it in the Property window.
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About Bernado

Based in Australia, I am a freelance SharePoint and Dynamics CRM developer. I love developing innovative solutions that address business and everyday problems. Feel free to contact me if you think I can help you with your SharePoint or CRM implementation.
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