Month: April 2015

eBook: Create a Blank Web App & Using Templates
eBook: Create a Blank Web App & Using Templates
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In this chapter from Extend Microsoft Access Applications to the Cloud, you’ll see how you can create a new blank web app using design tools without needing to import existing data. Andrew Couch looks at basic design activities such as creating lookups and relationships, adding validation rules, indexing, and using calculated fields.

5 Steps to Avoid a Migration Nightmare When Moving to Office 365
5 Steps to Avoid a Migration Nightmare When Moving to Office 365
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The purpose of this post is to provide you a process to migrate your data to Office 365 – SharePoint Online (SPO), and to share you some tips that can help you avoid migration headaches and nightmares. This article describes a migration process and will not show you how to do a migration from, a technical point of vue. It is a general guidance to prepare you to do a proper migration with minimal hiccups or speedbumps along the way. This article focuses on migrating from SharePoint 20XX only to SharePoint Online.

Digital Signatures Are Forever?
Digital Signatures Are Forever?
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My goal in this blog series is to cover a wide range of topics and issues relating to digital signatures. Let’s get started with a hot question that comes up repeatedly at my talks and webinars, “If an employee leaves our company, and he is removed from the digital signature system, what happens to the documents he signed in the past? Do those signatures remain valid?”

Capturing Tacit Knowledge Through Enterprise Social
Capturing Tacit Knowledge Through Enterprise Social
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What are an organization’s most important resources? Hopefully “people” are at (or towards) the top of the list. Why are people important to the success of the organization? They don’t just do the work. They have the knowledge, skills, and information to get the job the done.

Exporting an Azure Database to On-Premises SQL Server
Exporting an Azure Database to On-Premises SQL Server
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Hi, I’m going to show you easily can export “any” SQL Server database from Microsoft Azure to an On-Premises platform. I don’t think this steps are valid for a SharePoint Infrastructure (as the Content as Configuration Databases are stored in SQL Server itself), but it’s always a nice to know. In the meantime we don’t know what the vNext of SharePoint Online is, so it’s always good to know an export procedure fromMicrosoft Azure!

A comparison of JSOM and REST
A comparison of JSOM and REST
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With the launch of the app-model in SharePoint 2013 Microsoft and his small brother from Office 365 have started to make programming safer and more standarized. The programming of apps and especially SharePoint hosted apps is mostly done with JavaScript and JSOM (JavaScript Object Model) API. The article should clarify the advantages and disadvantages for this approach. This is shown exemplarily in a search driven app approach.

Make Microsoft SharePoint Work for You
Make Microsoft SharePoint Work for You
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There is a lot of information you can find about SharePoint, describing features, how to use API, how to change page layouts etc. But most of them are seemed to be samples a little bit disconnected from real needs.