Walkthrough: Building a Custom Web API for use with SharePoint Online

Published on Author Rob Windsor26 Comments

I recently answered a Question on SharePoint Stack Exchange. I’ve spent quite a bit of time looking at this problem over the last week or two so I thought I’d share what I’ve found in a blog post. I’d like to highlight the three blog posts that helped me the most in my research. In… Continue reading Walkthrough: Building a Custom Web API for use with SharePoint Online

Visual Studio 2008 "How Do I" Videos

Published on Author Rob Windsor3 Comments

If you’re interested in seeing some of the new features of Visual Studio 2008 in action, you should check out the series of “How Do I” videos at http://www.visualstudio2008beta.com/videos.htm. There are 13 up there now and more will be added every week. If you want to play along, head on over to http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/aa700831.aspx and download a copy of… Continue reading Visual Studio 2008 "How Do I" Videos

Some Specifics on Generics

Published on Author Rob WindsorLeave a comment

Generics are the most significant language addition to .NET 2.0. They allow for code re-use in ways not previously available and make it much easier to write type-safe, better performing code. That is, they help you turn runtime exceptions into compile-time errors while making your application run faster. Sound good? What’s the Problem?The classic example… Continue reading Some Specifics on Generics