SharePoint 2013 – SP1 available

So not long after the announcement and just in time for the SPC14 Microsoft had released Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013 (and other parts of Office). You can read more on the release here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/office_sustained_engineering/archive/2014/02/25/announcing-the-release-of-service-pack-1-for-office-2013-and-sharepoint-2013.aspx KB Article links: SharePoint Server 2013 SP1 2817429 Download Project Server 2013 SP1 2817434 Office Web Apps Server 2013 SP1… Read More »

VS2013 Update 1

Just after the 2 sessions on VS2013 at the DIWUG tonight we have Update 1 for VS2013 ready for download. “This is a targeted update, addressing some key areas of customer feedback since the Visual Studio 2013 release.  For example, we heard your feedback about running Visual Studio in environments without IE10+, and have made several improvements to this… Read More »

Microsoft updates Yammer apps for Android, iOS, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8

After the release of the Microsoft Tech Companion App yesterday being cross platform, Today Microsoft released new Yammer apps for WP8, W8, Andriod and iOS7 (as promised). From the blog post/announcement: For Windows Phone 8 The Inbox is here! You can now access your Inbox to view your most relevant conversations and manage your messages. New… Read More »

Microsoft Tech Companion App

Microsoft just release a new App: the “Microsoft Tech Companion App” What is it? “The Microsoft Tech Companion app brings you the latest news on products, features, and upcoming events, virtually anywhere. Customize feeds to surface the content that matters most to you. Search for answers from a consolidated database of Microsoft content.” The cool thing… Read More »

Office 365 Admin App for Windows Phone

Just saw this come by, Microsoft just released a nifty app for Windows Phones to view some of the information available on the Office 365 Admin Portal. The Office 365 Admin mobile app enables administrators to view service health information and maintenance status updates. In addition, administrators can filter information by service subscriptions and configure… Read More »

SharePoint Online and Touch

The Office 365/SharePoint Online blog, by Mark Kashman, announced something big and small at the same time. It seems SharePoint Online has been made ready for most of the browsers found on mobile devices. And this includes the tablets like the iPad and the Surface and the smaller screens like those found on SmartPhones. The post: SharePoint Online… Read More »

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 »