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SharePoint Custom Lists – Living with Living the Dream


Creating lists programmatically can be useful in many scenarios.  The scenario we run into most often are lists for waterfall projects that aren’t well thought out.  Need to define 30 e-mail templates?  Forgot a column?  Want to easily reset content to a base state?  Dealing with these scenarios by deploying list definitions/instances in a package rather than content restores can restore sanity, but does offer some drawbacks.  Namely – custom security and content query web parts.

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