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Microsoft Ignite 2016 - Summary of key announcements for Office 365, SharePoint and Azure from Day 1

In the flood of announcements from Ignite 2016 today, I noted down my favorites about Office 365, Azure and SharePoint. Enjoy.

SharePoint Server Announcements

I only found one interesting SharePoint Server announcement today, and that was the announcement about Feature Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2016.

The Feature Pack contains

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0 Comments 27 September 2016
Azure Resource Manager Template Visualisation with ARMVIZ

Here's another quick tip for those of you, like me, working with the Azure Resource Manager in various ways. If you're designing templates, there's a pretty slick template visualization tool available called ARMVIZ.

Edit and Visualize your ARM templates

It's pretty basic and simplistic. It gives you an overview of

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0 Comments 28 August 2016
Azure Resource Manager - Part 8 - Export Template for Resources in a Resource Group with the REST API

Background

This blog post will be about how to in the easiest way possible (well, as a developer anyway) export a JSON template from the Azure Resource Manager.

If you're using the ARM (Azure Resource Manager) just like me and you aare automating a lot of tasks and deployments -

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0 Comments 13 May 2016
Azure Resource Manager - Part 7 - Download an Azure Publishing Profile (xml) programmatically using REST

Background

Around the web there's a lot of tips on how you can manually download the publishing profile for e.g. a Web Site, API App or other resource in Azure.

From the modern Azure Portal this is very simple from the UI:

Download Publishing Profile for Web App

However, one of the main things I've

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0 Comments 12 May 2016
Azure Resource Manager - Part 6 - Move Azure Resources from one Resource Group to another

In the past recent months I've been turning inside out on various parts of Azure, including the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and what it offers.

If you're looking for the basics of getting started, please check out the other posts in this article series. Start here.

Background

I love how

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0 Comments 11 May 2016
Developing with Azure Resource Manager - Part 5 - Tip: Get all available api-version alternatives for the ARM endpoints

Introduction

I've worked with the Azure Resource Manager API's extensively over the last 6 months. While doing so I've realized that the API versions changes and there's new functionality available. In order to know what versions are out there (and to be sure that's the full truth, given the documentation

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0 Comments 11 April 2016

Introduction

One of the tools I've used a LOT recently is the Azure Resource Explorer. This is a site which gives you a pretty thorough insight into what the Azure Resource Manager REST API endpoints looks like, and you can try them out live.

A word of caution: This tool

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0 Comments 02 April 2016
Developing with Azure Resource Manager - Part 3 - Build an application using C# which is using the Azure Resource Manager API's

Introduction

Welcome to Part 3 in the Developing with Azure Resource Manager series. In the first part we took a look at what is required to set up the proper authentication in order for us to start developing with ARM.

In this article we will take a look at how

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0 Comments 21 February 2016
Developing with Azure Resource Manager - Part 1 - Creating a Service Principal for your AAD using PowerShell

Introduction

Welcome to Part 1 in the Developing with Azure series. In this post I will walk you through how to use PowerShell in order to create an Azure Active Directory (AAD) Application and then also create a new Service Principal which we'll use to authenticate and authorize requests to

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0 Comments 20 February 2016
Highlights from the recent announcements at BUILD 2015

With the BUILD 2015 conference last week we got a load of announcements from Microsoft. Some entirely new information and some redundant information from previous announcements. In this post I’ll highlight the things I consider to be the most inspiring and forward announcements of the BUILD 2015 conference.

Office

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0 Comments 04 May 2015
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