SP 2013: Searching in SharePoint 2013 using the REST new API's

SP 2013: Searching in SharePoint 2013 using the REST new API's

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction Search has always been a great way to create custom solutions that aggregate and finds information in SharePoint. With SharePoint 2013, the search capabilities are heavily invested in and we see a lot of new ways to perform our searches. In this post I’ll show a simple example of how you can utilize the REST Search API’s in SharePoint 2013 to perform a search. REST Search in SharePoint 2013 So in order to get started, we’ll need to have an ASPX Page containing some…

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SP 2013: The HTTP header ACCEPT is missing or its value is invalid - solution

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction So just a simple tip in case anyone bumps into the same issue as I had a while back. Going from Beta to RTM, some things changed in the way you retrieve values using REST in the SharePoint 2013 client object model. Description & Solution In the older versions of the object model, you could simply use something like this in your REST call: $.ajax( { url: SPSearchResults.url, method: "GET", headers: { "accept": "application/json", }, success: SPSearchResults.onSuccess, error: SPSearchResults.onError } ); As…

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SharePoint 2013: Business Connectivity Services - Talking to your external lists using REST

SharePoint 2013: Business Connectivity Services - Talking to your external lists using REST

Introduction As most if not all of you already know, SharePoint 2013 and Office 2013 has been released to preview/beta and is available for download from Microsoft’s download centers. In this article I will briefly introduce some exciting changes that has been made to the SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services framework. I’ve written a bunch of articles on BCS for SharePoint 2010, and now it’s time to continue that track and introduce the new features available in SharePoint 2013. [blockquote] Please note that this article is written for SharePoint 2013 Preview, and for the final version…

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