Category: Apps

Lifewire.com describes the word “app” as an abbreviation for “application.” It’s a piece of software that can run through a web browser or offline on your computer, and on a smartphone phone, tablet or other electronic devices, including smart TVs and smartwatches. Apps may or may not have a connection to the internet.

App is a modern term for software application, and it is most often used in reference to a mobile app or a small piece of software that runs on a website. It’s typically used to describe anything that isn’t a full-fledged software program, but even that line has become blurred.

Therefore, the Apps category is blurred too, but is full of handy tips, tricks and advise. Check out some of the Step by Step blogs or learn with our eBooks, How To videos and Webinars.

Creating a SharePoint list and Adding List Items in SharePoint Apps
Creating a SharePoint list and Adding List Items in SharePoint Apps
Blog Posts

In my previous article I explained how to read from a SharePoint list available inside a SharePoint App site. In this article my focus would be on how to create a list inside the app and how to add list items to it. The same app I used in the previous example will be used here. Here is the code available in my Default.aspx file.

Microsoft Seeks To Improve App Management With Apportals
Microsoft Seeks To Improve App Management With Apportals
Blog Posts

One of the primary criticisms of Microsoft’s app strategy has been the (perceived) focus on consumers rather than enterprises, where Microsoft has long been the leader. Partners and business customers alike have been struggling with how to translate more complex business activities into the Windows 8.x app model.

CS Task Board App
CS Task Board App
Blog Posts

Teams collaborate with SharePoint sites, esp. with task lists. They are used to gather, assign and follow up all topics that occur. Identifying tasks and changing its status in a one-dimensional list is not efficient.

SharePoint Apps with Lightswitch in No Time
Webinars

Learn how to create SharePoint Apps with LightSwitch in No Time! Summary of webinar: In this webinar I will show how to quickly build professional data-bound business cloud apps with SharePoint and LightSwitch. Learn how to connect to SharePoint and cloud data, how to build screens and layout information on the screens and how to… READ MORE

SharePoint Mobile: Web Site, Native App, or Something In-Between?
SharePoint Mobile: Web Site, Native App, or Something In-Between?
Blog Posts

One of the things we struggle with as SharePoint developers is that we have worked long and hard to master the techniques of server-side SharePoint development and keep up with the rise and fall of technologies and products like Sandbox Solutions and SharePoint Designer. We built up our portfolio of custom web parts that we could compose into solutions for our clients. Maybe we started mixing a bit of AJAX and JavaScript in there to spice up the user experience.