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

CSOM and JSOM in SharePoint – Explaining what the acronyms mean

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It seems that there is some confusion over these two acronyms. Let me see if I can’t help clear that up. CSOM stands for (the) Client Object Model. This is a remote API that has three implementations: one for .NET managed code (e.g. C# and VB), one for Silverlight (yes, that still exists), and one… Continue reading CSOM and JSOM in SharePoint – Explaining what the acronyms mean

How to get the Version Number of a SharePoint-Hosted App in JavaScript

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I spent some time a while ago trying to figure out how the get the version number of a SharePoint-Hosted App in JavaScript code. After a bunch of Googling and building demo Apps I gave up with the assumption that this information was not available. This morning I was writing some code that worked with… Continue reading How to get the Version Number of a SharePoint-Hosted App in JavaScript

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

Getting Started with SharePoint Development Workshop at DEVIntersection

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At the upcoming DEVIntersection conference in Las Vegas, Mark Rackley and I will be doing a full-day workshop designed to help developers get started with SharePoint Development. DEVIntersection – October 26 to 29 – MGM Grand, Las Vegas The intersection of tools and technologies today creates a need for a conference that allows you to… Continue reading Getting Started with SharePoint Development Workshop at DEVIntersection

Video: Building JavaScript-Only Web Parts for SharePoint

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This video shows how to build JavaScript only web parts using a framework I’ve been working on for the last while. Please note that the framework is not production ready at this point, it is presented as a reference implementation only. Some of the code shown in this video comes from a blog post entitled… Continue reading Video: Building JavaScript-Only Web Parts for SharePoint

Reduce Code Need for SharePoint REST API Calls with SPRestRepository

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I’ve been wanting to do this for a while now and I finally found the time. Take a look at the two REST API calls below. The only thing that is different is the resource path in the URL. If this is case, why are we writing the remainder of the code over and over… Continue reading Reduce Code Need for SharePoint REST API Calls with SPRestRepository