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SharePoint Calling Web Services

28 May 2015 by Usman Akram, UK

There are many ways of using jQuery in SharePoint and calling web services. We will try to look at how smartly we can do this. We will use the Visual Studio to complete all of these steps.

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OneNote as an Alternative to the Meeting Workspace in SharePoint 2013

27 May 2015 by Christian Schmutte, Germany

This article will show how you can use OneNote in combination with SharePoint 2013 and Outlook 2013 as an alternative for the meeting workspaces in SharePoint 2010.

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Automatically Create Document Metadata

25 May 2015 by Patrick Curran, USA

When it comes to using SharePoint document libraries, one of the most common questions is, Can I use folders for content organization? The consistent answer that the SharePoint community seems to be pushing is, "No" - but when does this change? Have a read...

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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.