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
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
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
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)
Took me a while to find how to create a Web Part Page in SharePoint 2013. You can create one using the New Document dropdown in the Site Pages library.
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
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