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Month: October 2016

Speaking on running Azure Containers and Azure VMs this month

Speaking on running Azure Containers and Azure VMs this month

I will be giving 2 sessions at the Ottawa SharePoint User Group on the following 2 topics: Best practices and cost effective methods with PowerShell automation in setting up Azure Virtual Machines (for SharePoint farms) Scripts needed for setting up Azure Docker Containers to run WordPress Hope to see you there!

While setting up your SharePoint Framework (SPFx) Preview Environment, you receive ‘ClientSideApplicationId’ does not exists in list or list item

While setting up your SharePoint Framework (SPFx) Preview Environment, you receive ‘ClientSideApplicationId’ does not exists in list or list item

In order to develop new client-side web parts using the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) preview, you will need the following correctly setup: An Office 365 Developer Tenant (note that it must be a developer tenant via the Office Dev Program) A working App Catalog site in your tenant A developer site collection An uploaded workbench.aspx file to the library A site column in your “Documents” document library called “ClientSideApplicationId“ If you try to browse to your site (i.e. https://mytenant.sharepoint.com/sites/dev/Shared%20Documents/workbench.aspx) and miss…

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Microsoft Ignite 2016 key highlights & takeaways for the common Office 365 & SharePoint consultant

Microsoft Ignite 2016 key highlights & takeaways for the common Office 365 & SharePoint consultant

​Microsoft Ignite 2016 in Atlanta proved to be quite eventful this year.  I thought I would put together some key highlights & takeaways (based on my own opinion) for the common Office 365 & SharePoint consultant from this year’s event.  Note that many of the features listed below might only be in preview or may not even be released till next year.   1.      Modern Teams News articles capability to easily post rich multimedia content and view news aggregated across…

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