SharePoint REST API and Lists with Folders : A Redux

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Last July I wrote a blog post on the PAIT Group blog entitled SharePoint REST API and Lists with Folders. I wrote the post because the REST API has incomplete support for folders in lists and a lot of people were having problems trying to figure out how to perform common tasks. The two main culprits… Continue reading SharePoint REST API and Lists with Folders : A Redux

Calling the SharePoint REST API in a Microsoft Flow

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I’ve been doing a lot of work with Microsoft Flow lately and I came across a situation where I needed to make a call to the SharePoint REST API to move a list item from one folder to another. There’s currently no move action in Flow but there is a moveTo function in the REST… Continue reading Calling the SharePoint REST API in a Microsoft Flow

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

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

Video: JSON Light Support in the SharePoint 2013 REST API

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Over the Summer, Microsoft released JSON Light support in the SharePoint 2013 REST API. One of the big bits of feedback we got from developers using the REST SharePoint API was about the payload of the data that was returned. Our response was to add support for JSON Light. JSON Light is an open standard… Continue reading Video: JSON Light Support in the SharePoint 2013 REST API

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