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

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

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

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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

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