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SharePoint Newsletter - October 2013

Links and Resources to go into the SharePoint Community Newsletter.

SharePoint Azure Guide

Welcome to my little "unofficial" SharePoint Azure guide. This guide is somewhat geared toward IT pros & developers, but the information can be helpful to anyone interested in SharePoint and Azure.

A Review of's SharePoint App for iPad or iPhone

Read a review done by SharePoint Community founder Vlad Catrinescu on the SharePoint App for iPhone and iPad

New Features Available for Windows Phone, iPhone and iPad Lync mobile apps

When we announced our latest Lync Online and Lync Server 2013 mobile clients earlier this year, we promised to update them on a regular basis to continue adding features that users and IT professionals want.

SPChat Transcript: SharePoint Mobile with Todd Baginski

SUBJECT: SharePoint Mobile EXPERT: Todd Baginski DATE/TIME: 2013/09/26 5pm GMT Jasjit Chopra OK everyone, it's time for our #SPChat! Please suspend all chat until Todd chats 'Next question?'. You are welcome to private chat with me or one another, but please do not private message Todd as he will be busy enough trying to keep up!

SPChat Transcript: How to Increase End User Adoption with Asif Rehmani

SUBJECT: How to Increase End User Adoption EXPERT: Asif Rehmani DATE/TIME: 2013/09/25 5pm GMT Jasjit Chopra OK everyone, it's time for our #SPChat! Please suspend all chat until Asif chats 'Next question?'. You are welcome to private chat with me or one another, but please do not private message Asif as he will be busy enough trying to keep up!

SharePoint 2013 Development Environment Tutorial

Introduction Creating a SharePoint Development Virtual Machine is something you might have to do quite a few times as a Developer. Even if it's a pretty easy process, on a slow machine it can easily kill 4-5 hours of your day only to install SQL, SharePoint, Visual Studio and all the others tools you might need to get started.

More Powerful SharePoint PowerShell Commands - Part 3

In the last article of this series, I alluded that more could be done in SharePoint on Web Applications with the aid of PowerShell. Most developers and admins of SharePoint 2013 are familiar with the PowerShell's take-over of the "STSAdm-like" functionality of creating and maintaining SharePoint; however, what I am exploring are some in-roads into the branding of Web Applications through ad-hoc CSS and jQuery and JavaScript.

SharePoint - Combine first and last name with a calculated column

I created a SharePoint list for a customer to enter the staff details of a marketing department. The owner of the site wanted to add the first and last name. I thought it would be easy to automatically fill a column with the full name, based at first and last name.

Writing installer? - Embed SharePoint Solutions Deployer (SPSD)

original comics by Rob DenBleyker at ** my original post at spdevlab by @avishnyakov blog here - The pain & gain of SharePoint solution deployment process, part... "How do I create a custom SharePoint installer? You know, something shiny, like Nintex/Bamboo does?" - This is a question I am often asked.

Syncing resources between Project 2013 and SharePoint 2013

Synchronization between MS Project and SharePoint are not new. I was playing around with this the other day and noticed an interesting (and common problem). When I created resources in my MS Project file that matched the names of my SharePoint users, MS Project would complain during synchronization.

CodePlex Corner: A review column on SharePoint Solutions

Introduction Welcome to the first of what I hope will part of a regular series of articles under the (not very creative) moniker of "The CodePlex Corner." I´ve had the idea of a frequent column focuses on the community Open Source SharePoint options for a while.

Are you a SharePointaholic? - another cartoon from Adnrew Gilleran

SharePoint Community is a social network

Creating and applying a Composed Look in SharePoint 2013

Download SharePoint Designer 2013 and SharePoint Color Palette Tool. Create your theme using the SharePoint Color Palette Tool and save it as a .spcolor file. Suggest that you sort the Color Slot Grouping by UI Groups. Open SharePoint Designer 2013. Click Open Site. Enter the URL of your SharePoint page (Master Page).

TechEd Australia and TechEd New Zealand 2013 SharePoint Sessions

TechEd 2013 season is slowly coming to an end, and we had two close TechEd events in Australia and New Zealand. Fortunately, Microsoft is nice enough to post the sessions online for free for the people who couldn't attend! I have put together a list of all the TechEd Australia and TechEd New Zealand 2013 SharePoint Sessions!

Offline install of Office Developer Tools by Vlad Catrinescu

A lot of SharePoint 2013 developer environments do not have access to internet, therefor it is hard to install the Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012. When you download the Office Developer Tools from the MSDN website, you only get the small Microsoft Web Platform Installer (WPI) software that will then download the actual files from internet.

How to get user feedback on a document stored in SharePoint

If you have ever written a document, saved it to SharePoint and then needed certain people to review it and provide comprehensive feedback, then read on... This post will illustrate how easy it is to do this using nothing more than SharePoint and DocSurvey.

  • I have spent many many hours working as a SharePoint Developer Architect and Consultant for lots of organisations in the UK such as the NHS, Tarmac, O2, Lloyds of London, Lloyds TSB, BT etc.


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