What's new in SharePoint Online, Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Server 2019

This week, the big event of the year is happening in the SharePoint space. SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas. During a couple of days from May 21 to May 23, Microsoft and some world-class speakers are announcing exciting news and features that are happening in the SharePoint space. This blog post aims to give a recap of the most interesting announcements and features we've learnt about so far. First off - the introductory stats about SharePoint is pretty incredible. I remember back in 2006 when I started my journey in the SharePoint landscape. A LOT has happened since! Wow! #SharePoint…

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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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Analyze your SharePoint Framework code using SPCAF

Analyze your SharePoint Framework code using SPCAF

Over at Rencore we have been super-busy with investigating the new SharePoint Framework lately. Both what it has to offer, and potential pitfalls and challenges. Related to our success in SharePoint code quality analysis in recent years, we've spent some time on the new SharePoint Framework to make SPCAF work with it, however you choose to use it. Check out the post by my fellow MVP and Rencore colleague Waldek: The new SharePoint Framework in your organization - better with SPCAF Code Analysis for SharePoint Framework using SPCAFHere's a few short teasers we've recorded in order to show you what…

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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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