App Designs in SharePoint 2013

3/18/2013 Update: After presenting this material at a few user groups, I decided this article needs a better structure to present the ideas. So I have updated the table to reflect more nuance than just "good" and "bad". I'm i ...[Read More]
Published: Feb-27-13 | 0 Comments | #ERR Links to this post


Create a Search-Based Task Management Solution in SharePoint 2013

Task lists can be created in any site within SharePoint 2013, so it is often the case that someone is assigned tasks in multiple sites. In many cases, users might not even know they have been assigned a particular task. Setting alerts on all the ...[Read More]
Published: Feb-14-13 | 0 Comments | #ERR Links to this post


Print List App for O365

Available now in the SharePoint Store for O365   The Print List App provide a print view for issues, custom, task, links, announcements, events, and contacts lists in Office 365 sites. The following figure shows the print button in the ribbon of ...[Read More]
Published: Feb-01-13 | 0 Comments | #ERR Links to this post


Microsoft SharePoint 2013 App Development

I just received word that the book I wrote with Ted Pattison on app development - Microsoft SharePoint 2013 App Development - should be out by the end of January 2013.   In the mean time, you can get the companion content from the O'Reilly site. ...[Read More]
Published: Jan-17-13 | 0 Comments | #ERR Links to this post


CAML Distinct Extension Method

Recently, I had a need to return distinct items from a SharePoint 2010 list based on a field in the list. Since CAML doesn't support this type of query directly, people have posted various approaches to solve the problem. Unfortunately, all of the ...[Read More]
Published: Jan-17-13 | 0 Comments | #ERR Links to this post


Utilizing Promises in SharePoint 2013 Apps

Before starting my discssuion of promises, I want to give a shout out to Rob Bogue who hates JavaScript, but was instrumental in pushing me down the promises pattern path.   This turned out to be a pretty big hit at the SharePoint Conference, ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-29-12 | 0 Comments | #ERR Links to this post


My SPC 2012 Schedule

I hope to catch up with everyone at SPC 2012. Here's my schedule for the week.   Highlights I have 3 sessions on Tuesday covering app development in SharePoint 2013 basics and using the new SharePoint 2013 search engine. I'll be doing seve ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-08-12 | 0 Comments | #ERR Links to this post


JavaScript is Now a Core SharePoint Development Skill

With the release of SharePoint 2013, Microsoft has dramatically changed the rules for SharePoint developers. The introduction of the new app development model is intended to essentially eliminate the development of full-trust and sandboxed solutio ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-05-12 | 0 Comments | #ERR Links to this post


Import SharePoint 2010 Solution Package Issues with Associated Content Type

Recently, I had to package a Content Type and Page Layout for a project. Initially, I had created the Content Type and Page Layout in SharePoint Designer 2010. This was easy and allowed me to play around with the Page Layout until the customer was ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-27-12 | 0 Comments | #ERR Links to this post


SharePoint Conference 2012 Sessions

I hope to see you out in Las Vegas for the Microsoft SharePoint Conference the week of November 12. This is going to be a huge event launching Microsoft SharePoint 2013. I'll be presenting 3 sessions at the conference:   SPC230: Building Search ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-16-12 | 0 Comments | #ERR Links to this post

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