Rencore Tech Talks - Episode 007 - SharePoint Client Side Development experiences with Mark Rackley

Rencore Tech Talks - Episode 007 - SharePoint Client Side Development experiences with Mark Rackley

Note. This episode was recorded 2017-02-14 This time I'm catching up with an old friend and fellow Microsoft MVP, Mark Rackley. We're talking about some of his experiences and tips around Client Side Development for SharePoint. Episode Guest, Mark Rackley Mark is Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at PAIT Group and an Office Servers and Services MVP with more than 20 years of experience designing and developing software solutions. Mark has been doing JavaScript development in SharePoint since 2009 as is considered one of the pioneers of Client Side Development in SharePoint. As a globally recognized SharePoint geek, Mark is…

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Rencore Tech Talks - Episode 004 - SharePoint 2016 and the BI workloads with John White

Rencore Tech Talks - Episode 004 - SharePoint 2016 and the BI workloads with John White

In this episode I'm having a fun chat with John P. White about the BI workloads in SharePoint 2016. Check it out! Episode Guest, John P. White John P White is the Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder of UnlimitedViz, the makers of tyGraph. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Guelph and has been a Microsoft SharePoint MVP since 2010. He has spent far too long (since 1990) in the Information Technology space and possesses a skill set that spans both architecture and development. He has been instrumental in delivering projects and applications that have…

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

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 among other things: Logging of admin tasks in Central Admin Logging of admin tasks using PowerShell Enhancements to MinRole to support small environments A new OneDrive for Business User Experience Custom tiles in the SharePoint App launcher Unified auditing across site collections on-prem and in O365 Unified taxonomy across on-prem…

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Webinars: SharePoint Framework with Microsoft's Bill Baer and Vesa Juvonen

Webinars: SharePoint Framework with Microsoft's Bill Baer and Vesa Juvonen

Lately we've been really busy at Rencore with a lot of things. A thing in particular that we've been active with is the integration of SharePoint Framework analysis into our SPCAF tools. It's an exciting time ahead, both for us and for anyone developing on the SharePoint stack. I've got a lot of questions, considerations and ideas for the SharePoint Framework, just like I know many others have. We've managed to win over Microsoft's Bill Baer and Vesa Juvonen to join us in two of our upcoming webinars, where they will talk about the SharePoint Framework. The webinars are hosted…

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The Future of SharePoint - it's here!

The Future of SharePoint - it's here!

Today Microsoft announced "The Future of SharePoint" at one of their events. This is a big step in the right direction for many reasons, and in this post I'll try to explain my take on why I like what I'm seeing. Microsoft is really reinventing themselves. That's why I love being part of the story as an architect and developer on these highly relevant platforms and services. During the keynote, there were two short promotional videos about the future of SharePoint and related technologies. If you haven't seen those yet, check them out below. The Future Starts Now…

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Highlights from the recent announcements at BUILD 2015

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 / Office 365 / SharePoint The Microsoft Ignite conference happens this week. Most of the Office / Office 365 / SharePoint announcements will happen there – keep an eye out for a new recap post of that later this week. From BUILD however, a few things were announced. SharePoint Apps are now called Add-ins Yup,…

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Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference in May 2015–A free online conference

Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference in May 2015–A free online conference

There’s a lot of conferences happening right now. Last week was Build, this week is Ignite – in only 10 days it’s time for the “2015 Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference” which is a free event to join online. This is called the MVP Virtual Conference. Highlights When: May 14-15 @ 08:00 – 18:00 Pacific Time 95 sessions Tracks: - IT-Pros Developers Consumers Free event Join virtually (online) Some harcore cool sessions will be presented Social Media: - #MVPvConf will be used for tagging Communicate directly with the Microsoft MVP program via @MVPAward As Microsoft themselves put it The MVP…

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Visual Studio 2013 March 2014 Update has been released

Visual Studio 2013 March 2014 Update has been released

Today, Microsoft announced the release of Visual Studio 2013 March 2013 Update which have additional features, project types and support for some of the enhancements that comes with Office 2013 SP1 and Office 365. So if you’re a developer targeting Office 365, Office 2013 or SharePoint Server 2013 it may be a good idea to go grab the update and install it now. SAP Data Source in your Cloud Business Application As quoted from the Visual Studio blog: [blockquote]The March 2014 Update also offers first class support for SAP Netweaver Gateway. When connecting CBA to SAP, it honors…

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