Getting Started with SharePoint 2013/2016/Online Development

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A few people have asked for advice on resources to help them get started with SharePoint development. Here are a few I like to suggest, add a comment if you have others. Sites SharePoint 2013 development overview Getting Started (SharePoint Development in Visual Studio) SharePoint Add-ins Videos Channel 9 Microsoft Virtual Academy Pluralsight On-demand Library… Continue reading Getting Started with SharePoint 2013/2016/Online Development

My Presentations at SPFest DC – April 27 to 29

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SharePoint Fest (SPFest) is headed to Washington DC! The conference will be held in April at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This is always a fun show with interested and engaged attendees. If you register with the code WINDSOR200 you’ll get $200 off the cost of a Gold or Platinum conference pass. I’ll be… Continue reading My Presentations at SPFest DC – April 27 to 29

My Presentations at DevIntersection Orlando – April 16 to 22

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  DevIntersection is headed to Orlando! The conference will be held in April at the Swan Resort at Walt Disney World. I like this show because it’s not just SharePoint and Office content, there’s also Visual Studio, ASP.NET, Azure and SQL. If you register with the code WINDSOR you’ll get $50 off the cost of… Continue reading My Presentations at DevIntersection Orlando – April 16 to 22

Adding a Service Reference to the SharePoint 2013 REST API

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Some time ago I wrote a post describing my issues trying to add a service reference to the SharePoint 2013 REST API. I’ve done some more investigation since then and I have some additional information. First off, I talked with my friend Paul Schaeflein who wrote a great blog post on how to use the… Continue reading Adding a Service Reference to the SharePoint 2013 REST API

REST API Metadata Now Exposed by Sites in SharePoint Online

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I was sitting in on one of Andrew Connell’s talks this week and he mentioned that the REST API for most SharePoint Online sites now exposes metadata. I immediately went to my SharePoint Online site, added /_vti_bin/Client.svc/$metadata to the site URL and, lo and behold, it worked!   What follows is the tale of my… Continue reading REST API Metadata Now Exposed by Sites in SharePoint Online

My Thoughts on the Developer Content at the SharePoint Conference 2012 (The Appy Hour)

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Another SharePoint Conference has come and gone and it’s time for the obligatory wrap-up post (at least what I can remember). This was a very busy conference for me, almost to the point of being overwhelming. I caught some sessions live and got to spend time with my colleagues from Portal and Pluralsight, but I… Continue reading My Thoughts on the Developer Content at the SharePoint Conference 2012 (The Appy Hour)

SharePoint 2013 Developer Resource Links

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I’m posting these mostly so I can find them again later Setting up a developer environment How to: Set up an on-premises development environment for apps for SharePoint Configuring Visual Studio 2012 RC for SharePoint 2013 Preview Development SharePoint App Development Apps for SharePoint overview Developer training SharePoint 2013 Preview for Developers (Forums) Apps for… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 Developer Resource Links

SharePoint 2013 Development–Microsoft has their Heads in the Clouds

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The SharePoint 2013 Preview has been out for a couple days and I have it all figured out – not! But I have seen enough to get the general feel of the release, at least from a developers perspective. The App and Solution Models The vast majority of the material that has been released over… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 Development–Microsoft has their Heads in the Clouds