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Building SharePoint 2013 Apps with TFS 2013

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This article contains details of how to take advantage of the new features in TFS 2013 build to automate the packaging of SharePoint 2013 Apps.

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Written by Ari Bakker

October 22nd, 2013 at 1:00 pm

How to: Create a Simple SharePoint 2013 People Directory

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A people directory can be useful if you want to list all the people in an organisation without users having to enter a search query. Users can then narrow down the list using filters such as Department or Job Title to narrow the results. This is really easy to set up using the default SharePoint 2013 search web parts and doesn’t require writing a single line of code. An example of what this can look like is shown below:


Written by Ari Bakker

May 17th, 2013 at 11:00 am

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SharePoint 2013 Development Certifications

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According to a Microsoft webcast on the Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) certification there are two new SharePoint 2013 development focused exams in development. These form part of the requirements for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) certification for SharePoint 2013. The full requirements for achieving MCSD in SharePoint 2013 will include two non-SharePoint specific exams; one of these is 70-480 – Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3, the other has not yet been named.

Details of the entire SharePoint 2013 certification process is shown below:
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Written by Ari Bakker

December 5th, 2012 at 6:05 pm

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Top 7 developer resources for SharePoint 2013

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As you are most likely aware, Microsoft announced the Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013 preview on the 16th of July. There is already a stack of information out there but if you are getting started or want to find out more here is a summary of some of the resources I’ve found useful:

Office 2013 Launch Event and Overview

A good place to start is the webcast of the official Office 2013 launch event from Microsoft. If you prefer reading rather than watching the Engadget article Microsoft Office 2013 preview: details, screenshots and impressions gives a good overview of the Office 2013 features. Some of the big changes are that Office has been redesigned to work with touch devices and integrates heavily with the cloud including SkyDrive and… Continue reading Top 7 developer resources for SharePoint 2013 »

Written by Ari Bakker

July 17th, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Posted in 2013