Speaking at Office and SharePoint Live! in November

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I’ll be presenting three regular sessions and one fast-focus session at Office and SharePoint Live! The conference is in Orlando, FL from November 12 to 17. Make sure you use my discount code, LSPK87, for up to $500 off the registration cost. See you there! Fast-focus Session –¬†Using Features to Provision Assets in SharePoint Framework… Continue reading Speaking at Office and SharePoint Live! in November

Speaking at DEVIntersection in November

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I’ll be presenting two sessions and co-presenting a workshop at DEVIntersection. The conference is in Las Vegas, NV from October 31 to November 2. Make sure you use my discount code, WINDSOR, for $50 off the registration cost. See you there! Workshop with Mark Rackley – SharePoint Online Development Options For the last few years… Continue reading Speaking at DEVIntersection in November

Speaking at SharePoint Unite in October

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I’ll be presenting two sessions at SharePoint Unite. The conference is in Haarlem, Netherlands from October 24 to 26. Make sure you use my discount code, SPKRRBWN10, for 20% off the registration cost. See you there! TypeScript for SharePoint Developers TypeScript is a relatively new language and toolset designed to make JavaScript coding feel more… Continue reading Speaking at SharePoint Unite in October

A SharePoint Framework Content Editor Web Part

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A few months ago Mikael Svenson blogged about a SharePoint Framework Script Editor web part he’d written. I took the core of Mikael’s Script Editor web part and built a prototype Content Editor web part – one that works as closely as possible to the “Classic” Content Editor web part. I wrote a post about… Continue reading A SharePoint Framework Content Editor Web Part

My Next Pluralsight Course

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Details and links to sample videos for my upcoming Pluralsight course: Developing SharePoint-hosted Apps. The course should be published sometime in early August. Course Description: This demo-heavy course covers everything you need to know to get started building SharePoint-Hosted Apps that work with SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016 or SharePoint Online. We start with a general… Continue reading My Next Pluralsight Course

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