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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

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

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

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