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

Published on Author Rob Windsor

IMPORTANT UPDATE – PLEASE READ: It looks like as of May 1, 2018 Microsoft made changes that invalidate the techniques shown in this post. Attempting to exchange the access token received by the user interface with an access token that can be used to interact with SharePoint now fails with the following error message: “AADSTS240002:… 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

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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