Category Archives: SharePoint 2013

FTC to CAM: Content Types, Site Columns and declaritive XML

So, remember a while back, when SP2013 was first released and there was this TechNet Article stating something on Sandboxed Solutions being deprecated? Well that was changed soon after off course. But still Vesa “vesku” Juvonen has been posting some great articles on moving from FTC (Full Trust Code Solutions) to the new CAM (Cloud App… Read More »

SharePoint 2013 October 2013 CU (update)

There are new Cumulative Updates available for SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013 and Project Server 2013. The KB articles for this October CU are at the following locations: KB 2825674 – SharePoint Foundation 2013 October 2013 CU KB 2825647 – SharePoint Server 2013 October 2013 CU KB 2825650 – SharePoint Server 2013 with Project Server October 2013 CU KB 2825686 – Office… Read More »

Yammer, SharePoint 2013 and Office 365

Just noticed two great sources of information for Yammer and SharePoint 2013 On Prem and Yammer and Office 365. A whitepaper is available: Learn how to replace the social features in SharePoint Server 2013 with equivalent Yammer features in a SharePoint Server 2013 on-premises deployment. Integrate Yammer with on-premises SharePoint 2013 environments (white paper) (direct… Read More »

MVC, SharePoint Apps and SharePointContextFilter

Visual Studio 2013, in RC now, comes with MVC App Templates for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online. The MVC template gives you several different layouts. Empty all the way to some pre-configured application. The best part, with this new MVC Template comes a pair of helper classes: [SharePointContextFilterAttribute] and [SharePointContext]. “These APIs wrap a series of steps… Read More »

Configuring SharePoint 2013 Search REST API for anonymous users (AUTOMATED)

Waldek has posted on this topic already, and has an extensive post available. This post only contains a simple automated solution. The issue/goal here is: “One of the great capabilities of SharePoint 2013 is the Search REST API. Unfortunately it’s disabled for anonymous users by default. Find out how to enable SharePoint 2013 Search REST… Read More »

Shredded Storage and the Evolution of SharePoint’s Storage Architecture

Bill Baer posted a great post on “Overview of Shredded Storage in SharePoint 2013“. “SharePoint Server 2013 provides an improved level of IO and storage efficiency through a new storage capability known as Shredded Storage. Shredded storage is a new data platform improvement in SharePoint 2013 related to the management of large binary objects (I.e.… Read More »