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Friday Funny: Developer V/s Tester

22 May 2015 by European SharePoint Team

For this weeks Friday Funny we're pitting the developer against the tester! This might get good - who do you think will win!?

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MVP TakeOver with Marius Constantinescu

21 May 2015 by Marius Constantinescu, MVP, Switzerland

Marius Constantinescu gives us an insight into his world. Find out his top Twitter accounts to follow, his favourite eBooks & more!

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Access Web Apps – A Series of Blogs about Building Database Solutions for SharePoint

21 May 2015 by Julian Kirkness, MVP, UK

In this article, we are going to edit the standard Views (forms) produced by Access and create a couple of Macros to automate things.

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Microsoft Ignite Conference Video Diary

20 May 2015 by Declan Clancy

The European SharePoint Conference team hit the beautiful city of Chicago for Ignite 2015. See how they got on!

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SPC1: Microsoft Cloud SLAs in your On-Premises SharePoint Infrastructure with PoSH and Governance?

20 May 2015 by Gokan Ozcifci, MVP, Belgium

The main goal of this article is to show you how you could try to achieve the cloud SLA of Microsoft; if even that is quite very difficult.

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Dashboards and KPIs Made Easy with Client-Side Rendering (CSR) in SharePoint Listviews

19 May 2015 by Karsten Pohnke, Germany

It is always the same. After people get in touch with SharePoint and start working with document libraries, custom lists or some of the provided lists (like Tasklist) they like the way to share and to see their data like a dashboard.

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Handling Events in a SharePoint Online Environment

18 May 2015 by Vincent Verbeek & Cas van Iersel, Netherlands

Since Microsoft has moved to a Cloud first approach with Office 365 some challenge came to light when it comes to the handling of events in SharePoint 2013 (Online). In the good ol' days we would open up our Visual Studio and without hesitation write an awesome Event Receiver and deploy it as a Farm Solution. These days are over as we all well know.

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Friday Funny: Do any of our Developer friends look like this?

15 May 2015 by European SharePoint Community

If you have any funny SharePoint photos or jokes - why not share them with the European SharePoint Community

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Developing Social Solutions with SharePoint Server 2013

15 May 2015 by Adis Jugo, deroso Solutions GmbH

This 2014 presentation highlights how social features from SharePoint 2013 can be integrated with other solutions in enterprise and how to use it as a common social layer across the infrastructure. Covering: Architecting a social layer across multiple enterprise solutions inside the company and using SharePoint Server 2013 as social layer across the applications.

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SharePoint Project Management as a Service

14 May 2015 by Sebastian Gerling & Lana Khoury

In the wake of increasingly complex IT architectures that are prevalent in companies, the cost to control medium and large IT projects increases disproportionately as integration, interfaces and requirements become more time consuming and non-transparent. To counter this trend requires standardized development and especially a project management methodology with defined interfaces, input and output artifacts and a best practice model. One solution is the SharePoint Project Management as a Service (SPaaS) approach, which combines the flexibility of a catalog-based approach to the security of a fixed price offer.