From the field: Ensure SharePoint Context for all kinds of redirects in MVC

During the last months I was responsible for building a huge Provider-Hosted SharePoint App. During this journey I've used latest version of ASP.NET MVC and Entity Framework in order to build a nice, scalable and clean Web Application to fit customer's requiremenmts. When building SharePoint Apps using Visual Studio,

Our SharePoint Power Hour from TechEd North America

Last week I was attending Microsoft's TechEd North America in Houston Texas. Together with Jeremy Thake who has recently moved over to Redmond in order to work with the MOD, we've delivered the SharePoint Power Hour. Some of you guys may already know this Session Topic from Build conference. But

MVP Mentor Session: Building SharePoint Apps with JavaScript

The Microsoft MVP Mentor Program is offering free learning resources for students presented or created by Microsoft MVPs. Yesterday I'd the chance to do a webinar on SharePoint App Development using JavaScript. The webinar was held in German, but I've created the slides in english to provide a value for
Thank you Community - MVP 2014

Thank you Community - MVP 2014

I'm very proud to be honored as a SharePoint MVP by Microsoft for the fourth time in a row. I'd like to say thank you to all the people for supporting me. HorizontalFullColor" title="" /> Contributing to technical communities is still a lot of fun for me. It's of course a

Top 25 European SharePoint Influencers

Harmon.ie is again looking for the Top 25 European SharePoint Influencers. Again as back in 2013 the winners will be announced during European SharePoint Conferences (which will take place in May 2014 in Barcelona). Contribute So please invest two minutes and vote for me at http://www.scratchmm.com/
Slides from .NET UserGroup Frankfurt - Single Page Apps for SharePoint

Slides from .NET UserGroup Frankfurt - Single Page Apps for SharePoint

Last week I visited the .NET UserGroup in Frankfurt and talked about Single Page Apps (SPA) for SharePoint. Because many attendees didn't know the underlying SharePoint App Model, I decided to give a dedicated introduction to SharePoint Apps, which isn't part of the following slidedeck. Anyways, if you're running a
ng-sharepoint.com - pre-register and join the community by the first day

ng-sharepoint.com - pre-register and join the community by the first day

Today I've published the landing page for ng-sharepoint.com. Together with my fellow SharePoint MVP's Jeremy Thake and Scot Hillier we'd like to provide a community site for SharePoint App developers who are interested in using AngularJS to build great Apps for SharePoint If you're interested in AngularJS and SharePoint

SharePoint.Jasmine - Test your JavaScript directly inside your App

Today I've published SharePoint.Jasmine on github and NuGet which allows you to test your JavaScript code directly inside of a SharePoint App. By installing SharePoint.Jasmine into your project using Install-Package SharePoint.Jasmine All required artefacts for executing JavaScript UnitTests using Jasmine are automatically integrated into your App project.

ShareCoffee 0.0.11 is available

During the last weeks I've added some new features to ShareCoffee which are now available in the most recent release. As for all previous versions you can grab a copy using NuGet or Bower.IO New Shorthand for ShareCoffee In order to save even more keystrokes when building Apps for

ShareCoffee.UserProfiles is available

Today I've published the next AddOn for ShareCoffee. ShareCoffee.UserProfiles. It's providing a dedicated wrapper for SharePoint's UserProfiles API. By using the new AddOn you can easily configure REST requests for dealing with SharePoint's UserProfile REST API from both, SharePoint Hosted and Cloud-Hosted Apps. Installation You can install the AddOn

InfoPath - The end of an era

Now it’s official! The end of the InfoPath era is here. Today Microsoft published an official statement about the future of InfoPath and InfoPath Services. In bottom line the story is short J There will be no upcoming release of InfoPath or InfoPath Services. Because many customers were using

Query FormDigestValue from SharePoint using ShareCoffee

When running in a SharePoint Hosted App you can easily receive the FormDigestValue by executing ShareCoffee.Commons.getFormDigest() which is very easy. But if you're executing queries from a plain HTML page sitting in your SharePoint hosted App - or in the case you're running in an Office App -

Using SharePoint 2013 Search REST API to execute PostQueries

Because I'm currently writing my first Add-on for ShareCoffee which will provide a fluent and easy way to program against SharePoint's Search Services, I had to dig a little bit deeper into SharePoint Search REST API. Executing Search requests as a GET request is really straight forward and there is

What's new in ShareCoffee v0.0.8

Today I've published ShareCoffee v0.0.8. You can download the latest version from github or directly include the library into your project by using NuGet Bower.IO What's new in this release Within v0.0.8 are only a few new things in ShareCoffee. I've added a complete API