Using the updated SharePoint 2013 REST API versus the SharePoint 2010 mode

Using the updated SharePoint 2013 REST API versus the SharePoint 2010 model

This article will cover the changes between how we used REST in 2010 and what we need to ‚update‘ for using the streamlined interface in SharePoint 2013.

5 Features for your SharePoint 2013 Intranet Homepage

5 Features for your SharePoint 2013 Intranet Homepage

In this blog, we will explore 5 trending intranet homepage features and explore what SharePoint 2013 functionality is available to deliver these.

Managing SharePoint 2013 App Context 

Managing SharePoint 2013 App Context 

When creating SharePoint 2013 apps, you often need contextual information about the app and the user. This contextual information includes things like the URL of the host web or the account claim of the current user. […] To solve the problem, I created 2 libraries for managing context: one for SharePoint-Hosted Apps (wingtip.context.js) and one for Cloud-Hosted Apps (wingtip.remotecontext.js).

Intro to Client Side Solutions in SharePoint 2013 (jQuery, Knockout.js and REST)

Intro to Client Side Solutions in SharePoint 2013 (jQuery, Knockout.js and REST)

In SharePoint 2013, client side solutions and JavaScript development are now a priority […] The inclusion of extensive REST services removes the server side middle man and provides a simple way for developers to access SharePoint data directly from client code. This allows for quick iterative development and enables developers to use fully featured libraries such as jQuery and Knockout to create powerful solutions for end users.

Exchange & SharePoint: Einfach zusammen arbeiten | Microsoft – YouTube

▶ Exchange & SharePoint: Einfach zusammen arbeiten | Microsoft – YouTube.

Custom Field Type for SharePoint 2013 – Custom “Quick Edit” mode rendering

Custom Field Type for SharePoint 2013 – Custom “Quick Edit” mode rendering

SharePoint 2013 offers a fantastic client side API for crafting custom fields. Just with 50-100 lines of JavaScript code you may create unique look and feel, new/view/edit form interface and even list view presentation for your custom field. To get started, you my check my previous post “Custom Field Type for SharePoint 2013 – VISA card field sample” and check out SharePoint 2013 custom field samples project at codeplex.

Datasheet View Improvements in SharePoint 2013

Datasheet View Improvements in SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013 one of the biggest improvements is the additional functionality and removal of limitations in datasheet view (now called ‘Quick Edit’).

JS Link for SharePoint 2013 Web Parts–A Quick Functional Primer

JS Link for SharePoint 2013 Web Parts–A Quick Functional Primer

JS Link is a new web part property in many SharePoint 2013 web parts. It allows users and developers to create Client-Side Rendering (CSR) solutions within SharePoint 2013. In other words, it allows alternate formatting, data and functionality to be manipulated within a web part.

The “My Groups” View

The “My Groups” View

In SharePoint 2010/2013, there’s a cool little feature in task lists that lets you create a view that shows you all items assigned to any SharePoint groups that you’re a member of. Even though it’s not as apparent in other lists, this post will show you how to accomplish it using SharePoint Designer.

SharePoint 2013: Social Newsfeed features – YouTube

SharePoint 2013: Social Newsfeed features – YouTube