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
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
In this first update to What’s New for Developers in SharePoint 2016 we’ll see how to create Add-In (App) projects that will work with SharePoint 2016 Beta 2 and talk about additions to CSOM and the REST API.
My Generics in VB.NET course for Pluralsight was published today! #woot
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
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
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