Understanding EU GDPR from an Office 365 Perspective

In the last few months, and for sure in the upcoming ones, there has been a lot of talking about the EU GDPR. In this article we will try to clarify the role of GDPR from an IT viewpoint, in particular with a Microsoft Office 365 perspective. Moreover, we will introduce an open source tool […]

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In Memory PnP Provisioning Templates in PowerShell

Last month we released some new cmdlets really useful to play with the PnP Provisioning Templates in memory. In this post I want to share with you how to leverage them in your everyday life, as well as while creating new PnP Provisioning Templates that you want to submit into the new PnP Templates Gallery. […]

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My book “Programming Office 365” is out!

I’m very happy to announce that my latest book “Programming Microsoft Office 365” published by Microsoft Press is out and available on book stores! For example, you can find it on Amazon, or on Microsoft Press. The main topics covered are: Overview of Microsoft Office 365, and development/extensibility areas. Microsoft Graph API, at the raw/REST […]

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Updated NuGet packages for PnP

This month in OfficeDev PnP together with the May 2016 monthly release, we introduced support for SharePoint 2016 and a new naming convention for all the NuGet packages. Now we have: SharePointPnPCoreOnline: which previously was called OfficeDevPnPCore16 and targets SharePoint Online. SharePointPnPCore2016: which is fresh new and targets SharePoint 2016 on-premises. SharePointPnPCore2013: which previously was called OfficeDevPnPCore15 […]

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SharePoint is back, SharePoint is beautiful … even for developers!

Just a few minutes ago Jeff Teper and the whole SharePoint Product Team announced some great news about the future of SharePoint! Let’s start from the main announcement – from a developer perspective, of course. As expected, the future of SharePoint will be mobile-first and cloud-first, and there is a new SharePoint Framework that will allow developers to create custom […]

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How to publish a Workflow Definition in SharePoint using PowerShell

oday, while working on the PnP Provisioning Engine I had to write some code to publish a new XAML based Workflow Definition in SharePoint, as well as to create a Subscription between the workflow and a target list/library. To make it easier, I wrote a bunch of PowerShell scripting that leverages the Erwin’s PnP PowerShell […]

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Using SharePoint REST API from PowerShell

In this short post I want to explain you how to use the SharePoint REST API from PowerShell, targeting a SharePoint Online site collection. As you probably know, you can do almost everything (and when I say everything, I really mean everything Smile …) using the PowerShell extensions created by my friend Erwin van Hunen, […]

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SharePoint 2013 Hybrid Topologies Maintenance

While waiting for Microsoft SharePoint 2016 and the upcoming new features and capabilities in the fields of Hybrid Cloud, maybe you already have an hybrid topology with Microsoft SharePoint 2013. May also be that you created that topology following the instructions that I provided last year at TechEd Europe 2014, and that you can still […]

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Slides and demos of my session at CEUS by Iberian SPC

Here you can find the slides of my session “Remote Provisioning with the new PnP Provisioning Engine” at the CEUS by Iberian SPC. Moreover, here follow the demos: Sample of Remote Provisioning with CSOM. Just to show how it works, but I suggest to use the PnP Provisioning Engine, instead. Visual Studio sample about how […]

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