SharePoint 2013 Search: Removing the Junk from your Search Trunk

SharePoint 2013 Search: Removing the Junk from your Search Trunk

How to fine-tune what comes back in search results by removing folders, views, and more.

To brand or not to brand, that is the SharePoint Online Question

To brand or not to brand, that is the SharePoint Online Question

Yes, you can use custom master pages with SharePoint Online. Yes, it will involve work. But there is no such thing as custom branding without work. The issue is lack of control, and that is a scary thing to face.

New Guidance from Microsoft for Packaging and Deploying SharePoint Solutions

New Guidance from Microsoft for Packaging and Deploying SharePoint Solutions

This article will summarize the changes and analyze their impact on SharePoint developers and customers. […] In technical terms, Microsoft is recommending that developers stop using SharePoint’s Feature framework and list, web, and site templates in their solutions.

Build a SharePoint Hosted App to access list data in your Host Web using the REST API in 10 Easy Steps

Build a SharePoint Hosted App to access list data in your Host Web using the REST API in 10 Easy Steps

Most of the examples will reference accessing data from a list that is in your ‘app web’ which is the web that houses your new SharePoint App. This is not the same as data that is in your ‘host web’ which is your actual Team or Publishing site for example.

p5.js

p5.js

p5.js is a JavaScript library that starts with the original goal of Processing, to make coding accessible for artists, designers, educators, and beginners, and reinterprets this for today’s web.

Using the original metaphor of a software sketchbook, p5.js has a full set of drawing functionality. However, you’re not limited to your drawing canvas, you can think of your whole browser page as your sketch! For this, p5.js has addon libraries that make it easy to interact with other HTML5 objects, including text, input, video, webcam, and sound.

HistoryofInformation.com – History of Information

HistoryofInformation.com

HistoryofInformation.com is designed to help you follow the development of information and media, and attitudes about them, from the beginning of records to the present. Containing annotated references to discoveries, developments of a social, scientific, theoretical or technological nature, as well as references to physical books, documents, artifacts, art works, and to websites and other digital media, it arranges, both chronologically and thematically, selected historical examples and selected recent developments of the methods used to record, distribute, exchange, organize, store, and search information.

OpenGeofiction

OpenGeofiction

Opengeofiction is a collaborative platform for the creation of fictional maps. Opengeofiction is based on the Openstreetmap software platform. This implies that all map editors and other tools suitable for Openstreetmap can be applied to Opengeofiction as well. The fictional world of Opengeofiction is thought to be in modern times. So it doesn’t have orcs or elves, but rather power plants, motorways and housing projects. But also picturesque old towns, beautiful national parks and lonely beaches.

You Are Here

You Are Here

You Are Here is a study of place. Each of these maps will be an aggregation of thousands of microstories, tracing the narratives of our collective experience.

Create a Subsite in SharePoint 2013 Using REST Calls

Create a Subsite in SharePoint 2013 Using REST Calls

Today I was working on what seemed like a simple little task. I wanted to create a subsite using a REST call in SharePoint 2013. I’m not working in an “app” per se – this is for SharePoint 2013 on premises, and I want to do the subsite creation directly from a call in a plain old aspx page.

Useful JavaScript to know when working with SharePoint Display Templates

Useful JavaScript to know when working with SharePoint Display Templates

With the display templates feature in SharePoint 2013, you can highly customize the look of search using HTML, JavaScript, and jQuery. It turns out there are a lot of helper functions to make your life easier in the out-of-the-box scripts.