Office Development MVP / Office 365 & Azure Development


Learn how to create beautiful search experiences not only in your search centers but also in your portals using the new Content Search Web Part. We will show how Display Templates that use HTML and JavaScript make creating great custom experiences easy. We will also talk about the innovative new search capabilities like Result Types in SharePoint 2013 which allows search to not just understand the query, but adapt the experience to help users find what they are looking for quickly, get answers and take action.


In part 2 of this 2 part series, we will take a deeper dive into apps for Office and SharePoint. This session will focus on authentication scenarios, user experience guidance and general best practices in developing apps for Office and SharePoint. This session will take the apps from Part 1, and enhance them so that they demonstrate the best practices and guidance outlined in this session.


This session is about the new features in SharePoint Web Content Management. Info: Contents of this post have not been migrated.


This is a live blog of my first day at the pre-conference training: Start Building Apps for Office and SharePoint Today. Session is given by Kirk Evans. Info: Contents of this post have not been migrated.


When working with the addpermission method from the permissions.asmx web service, you have the possibility to add permissions to a list or site for users or groups. When you specify a group as permissionType, you could only specify a SharePoint group that exists on the site. You are not able to specify an Active Directory group, but that does not mean that it is not possible.


In this post I will show you how you can create a new master page that can be selected in the Site Layouts menu when you are changing the look of your site (Site Settings > Change the look). One part that I did not cover yet, is the Site Layouts option in the Composed Looks (Site Settings > Change the look > Select a composed look) and how you can add other layouts to it.