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If you're in this sphere, I am pretty sure you've also been either attending on-site, virtually attending or at least heard about what Build 2017 from Microsoft had to offer last week. With this p...
Note. This episode was recorded 2017-02-19 This time I’m catching up with Eric Overfield. We're talking about the benefits of using Office 365 Patterns and Practices in your organization, and ...
Note. This episode was recorded 2017-02-14 This time I'm catching up with an old friend and fellow Microsoft MVP, Mark Rackley. We're talking about some of his experiences and tips around Clie...
Note. This episode was recorded 2016-12-08. I'm catching up with Mikael Svenson, and in this episode Mikael gives us some insights into how he's been using the Office 365 PnP Provisioning Engi...
Note. This episode was recorded 2016-12-08. I’m catching up with Maarten Eekels on Microsoft Teams. As of this post, Microsoft Teams has been released in General Availability. As of the record...
In this episode I'm having a fun chat with John P. White about the BI workloads in SharePoint 2016. Check it out! Episode Guest, John P. White John P White is the Chief Technical Officer and Co-F...
I'm happy to announce the third episode of Rencore Tech Talks. I caught up at the Global MVP Summit back in November with Trevor Seward and discussed some of his favorite things with Feature Pack 1...
I'm happy to announce the second episode of Rencore Tech Talks. In these shows I'll be touching base with industry experts, the broader community and various companies in the sector. Episode Gues...
I'm happy to announce the first episode of a series called Rencore Tech Talks. In these shows I'll be touching base with industry experts, the broader community and various companies in the sector....
Recently I had a discussion about Azure Functions, the pros and cons, and running multiple instances of batch processing simultaneously. One of the immediate questions that came up in that discus...
Azure Functions hit GA (General Availability) recently. A big milestone for the Azure Functions team, and I'm happy to see that it's finally out of Preview. Lately I've been working a lot with va...
Azure Storage REST API: Authenticate with C#      01-Nov-2016     291  
In one of my projects where I've been refactoring a traditional .NET project into a .NET Core project, I used the Azure Storage nugets. As of this posting, the current version of the NuGet supports...
Recently I was in a discussion with an acquaintance about transforming their projects into .NET Core from their full .NET applications. Some of these apps have a few core helpers, including the ver...
One of the challenges I was looking to solve recently was running builds in VSTS for .NET Core, and then run any C# unit tests I had in dotnet core. This is pretty straight forward once you've figu...
In the flood of announcements from Ignite 2016 today, I noted down my favorites about Office 365, Azure and SharePoint. Enjoy. SharePoint Server Announcements I only found one interesting Share...
In this post I will discuss how to create a .NET Core application (ASP.NET 5) and build a Docker image that contains our application, and then deploy that to a cloud service of our choice. In my ca...
This post is about how you can bring your ASP.NET 5 website (or build a new one using the asp.net Yeoman generator) up into the Heroku cloud. It's super quick, smooth and easy experience to deploy ...
This post will be an introduction to how you get up and running quickly with building a node.js API which runs through Express on node.js and communicates with a deployed MongoDB database, using Ty...
Here's another quick tip for those of you, like me, working with the Azure Resource Manager in various ways. If you're designing templates, there's a pretty slick template visualization tool availa...
Tip of the day... If you're the Visual Studio Code kind of person, and you design Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates for your Azure infrastructure, this extension might come in handy. The Azur...
Lately we've been really busy at Rencore with a lot of things. A thing in particular that we've been active with is the integration of SharePoint Framework analysis into our SPCAF tools. It's an ...
Background This blog post will be about how to in the easiest way possible (well, as a developer anyway) export a JSON template from the Azure Resource Manager. If you're using the ARM (A...
Background Around the web there's a lot of tips on how you can manually download the publishing profile for e.g. a Web Site, API App or other resource in Azure. From the modern Azure Por...
In the past recent months I've been turning inside out on various parts of Azure, including the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and what it offers. If you're looking for the basics of get...
Analyze your SharePoint Framework code using SPCAF      04-May-2016     295  
Over at Rencore we have been super-busy with investigating the new SharePoint Framework lately. Both what it has to offer, and potential pitfalls and challenges. Related to our success in SharePo...
If you've stumbled upon the SharePoint Framework terminology lately, it's most likley because Microsoft recently made public information about it. The new modern Team Sites for SharePoint are bas...
The Future of SharePoint - it's here!      04-May-2016     277  
Today Microsoft announced "The Future of SharePoint" at one of their events. This is a big step in the right direction for many reasons, and in this post I'll try to explain my take on why I like w...
Introduction I've worked with the Azure Resource Manager API's extensively over the last 6 months. While doing so I've realized that the API versions changes and there's new functionality ...
Introduction One of the tools I've used a LOT recently is the Azure Resource Explorer. This is a site which gives you a pretty thorough insight into what the Azure Resource Manager REST AP...
If you missed my session on the Collab365 Solutions Days the other day, you can find it on-demand on their website now. SharePoint & Office 365 Code Quality Analysis & Transformation Guid...
Introduction Welcome to Part 3 in the Developing with Azure Resource Manager series. In the first part we took a look at what is required to set up the proper authentication in order for u...
Introduction This is the second part in my series about Azure Resource Manager. In this post we will take a look at some of the AzureRm PowerShell cmdlets to get us started. This article i...
Part 0: Introduction to the article series (You are here) Part 1: Create an AzureRm Active Directory (AAD) Application using PowerShell TBD. Introduction Welcome to Part 1 in the Developing wit...
Part 0: Introduction to the article series (You are here) Part 1: Create an AzureRm Active Directory (AAD) Application using PowerShell TBD. What is Azure Resource Manager? Great question. The ...
If there's something I really dislike in my software development routines, it's installing the actual software I use to develop. You know what I mean - you don't want to install Visual Studio and w...
Lately there’s been an explosion on popularity of webhooks and integration with various services I’m using. It’s a great way to develop integration points for services, and we can see this with Off...
Lately there’s been an explosion on popularity of webhooks and integration with various services I’m using. It’s a great way to develop integration points for services, and we can...
ASP.NET 5 introductory article series navigation: Part 1: Ensure installation of pre-requisites Part 2: Create your Visual Studio Code project using Yeoman Part 3: Adding npm packages and automat...
ASP.NET 5 introductory article series navigation: Part 1: Ensure installation of pre-requisites Part 2: Create your Visual Studio Code project using Yeoman Part 3: Adding npm packages and automatic...
ASP.NET 5 introductory article series navigation: Part 1: Ensure installation of pre-requisites Part 2: Create your Visual Studio Code project using Yeoman Part 3: Adding npm packages and automat...
ASP.NET 5 introductory article series navigation: Part 1: Ensure installation of pre-requisites Part 2: Create your Visual Studio Code project using Yeoman Part 3: Adding npm packages and automat...
ASP.NET 5 introductory article series navigation: Part 1: Ensure installation of pre-requisites (This post) Part 2: Create your Visual Studio Code project using Yeoman Part 3-n: Coming soon… ...
ASP.NET 5 introductory article series navigation: Part 1: Ensure installation of pre-requisites (This post) Part 2: Create your Visual Studio Code project using Yeoman Part 3-n: Coming soon… ...
Wow, there’s really a lot going on these days. Long story short; I’ve finally made the decision to join the SPCAF team at Rencore. This career-move from consulting to a product vendor will mean a l...
Wow, there’s really a lot going on these days. Long story short; I’ve finally made the decision to join the SPCAF team at Rencore. This career-move from consulting to a product vendor w...
Here’s another post in the Office 365 dev tip series. This time I’ll mention the Office 365 PnP core library, which is a really great library which you can (and in my opinion should) use for your p...
Here’s yet another quick tip for the CSOM developer in SharePoint online. I came across a discussion about retrieving information about which apps were used/installed on a certain site. There’s a l...
Here’s another post in the Office 365 dev tip series. This time I’ll mention the Office 365 PnP core library, which is a really great library which you can (and in my opinion should)...
Here’s yet another quick tip for the CSOM developer in SharePoint online. I came across a discussion about retrieving information about which apps were used/installed on a certain site. There...
Here’s another quick-tip when working with Office 365 / SharePoint Online CSOM. A lot of people have asked me by e-mail, comments and twitter on how to get information about their apps in the...
Here’s another quick-tip when working with Office 365 dev / SharePoint Online CSOM. A lot of people have asked me by e-mail, comments and twitter on how to get information about their apps in their...
Here’s another simple and quick tip for Office 365 dev (with SharePoint Online). In this post I’ll simply show how you can easily get the Tenant-level Web Templates and information about then. In ...
Here’s another simple and quick tip for Office 365 Sites development (SharePoint Online). In this post I’ll simply show how you can easily get the Tenant-level Web Templates and informa...
Here’s a quick tip for when working with the .NET managed CSOM for Office 365 Sites (SharePoint Online). In a few cases and projects I’ve been involved with, I see code that iterates th...
Here’s a quick tip for when working with the .NET managed CSOM for Office 365 dev (with SharePoint Online). In a few cases and projects I’ve been involved with, I see code that iterates through eac...
Sweden SharePoint User Group - Information 2015      14-Jul-2015     293  
Wow, time really does fly! In 2013 I wrote a small piece on the history of Sweden SharePoint User Group, or SSUG (Find it here: http://zimmergren.net/business/sweden-sharepoint-user-group-6-years-a...
Sweden SharePoint User Group – Information 2015      14-Jul-2015     483  
Wow, time really does fly! In 2013 I wrote a small piece on the history of Sweden SharePoint User Group, or SSUG (Find it here: http://zimmergren.net/business/sweden-sharepoint-user-group-6-years-a...
Office 2016 has been in a variety of previews and today Microsoft announced that it will be available as a public preview. This means you can go ahead and download it and start using it right away...
Office 2016 has been in a variety of previews and today Microsoft announced that it will be available as a public preview. This means you can go ahead and download it and start using......
With the BUILD 2015 conference last week we got a load of announcements from Microsoft. Some entirely new information and some redundant information from previous announcements. In this post I̵...
With the BUILD 2015 conference last week we got a load of announcements from Microsoft. Some entirely new information and some redundant information from previous announcements. In this post I’ll h...
There’s a lot of conferences happening right now. Last week was Build, this week is Ignite – in only 10 days it’s time for the “2015 Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference” which is a free event to joi...
  There’s a lot of conferences happening right now. Last week was Build, this week is Ignite – in only 10 days it’s time for the “2015 Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference&...
Previously I’ve written an article about “Automating SharePoint Development – Iterative Development Process” which is essentially just scraping the surface of ALM in SharePoint. In that article I m...
Previously I’ve written an article about “Automating SharePoint Development – Iterative Development Process” which is essentially just scraping the surface of ALM in SharePoint. In that article I m...
Up until recently I’ve been using a lot of browser extensions and client-side tools for running test-queries and sample-code toward real data or developer-data in our tenants using the REST A...
One of my new Office 365 projects is all about migrating farm-solutions to a more Office 365 compliant format. This includes converting a lot of functionality to SharePoint Apps and other cloud-fri...
One word. WOW. Boy am I glad I chose to work with Microsoft technologies back in the day when I had to choose the direction for my professional career. I started with .NET back... ...
Disclaimer: This post was written 2014-11-13, while the Application Insights were still in Beta/Preview. Changes will most likely happen, and therefore some information below may have changed by th...
The last few weeks I’ve worked a lot with Xamarin, doing Android, iOS and Windows Phone apps. By utilizing the Azure Mobile Services you can get started really quickly and get a proper and...
As a lot of you know, important steps toward a new way we work is being observed throughout a lot of businesses worldwide. A lot of companies are giving their employees the benefit of......
Microsoft announced today that the new conference in May 2015 will be called Microsoft Ignite, and will be the all-in-one conference as announced previously this year. Last July, we put the word ou...
In one of the projects I’ve been involved we’ve looked at various solutions for providing analytics to users, site owners and system administrators. Most services offer a great way for ...
"First Release" for Office 365      26-Jun-2014     422  
As a follow-up to my previous post about the Office 365 roadmap, I’d like to take a quick minute to promote the “First Release” update for Office 365 which allows you to get acces...
In recent discussions with clients regarding feature availability in Office 365, it became apparent that we ("we" meaning customers with a subscription in Office 365) lacked a public roadma...
This article is part of a series about “Getting started with Office 365 development”. Part 1 – Setting up your environment Part 2 – Communicate with the Exchange REST API Pa...
This article is part of a series about "Getting started with Office 365 development". Part 1 – Setting up your environment Part 2 – Communicate with the Exchange REST API Part 3...
This article is part of a series about "Getting started with Office 365 development". Part 1 – Setting up your environment Part 2 – Communicate with the Exchange REST API Part 3...
This article is part of a series about "Getting started with Office 365 development". Part 1 – Setting up your environment Part 2 – Communicate with the Exchange REST API Part 3...