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Windows Azure Web Sites, Active Directory, Office 365, and Apps for Office and SharePoint Demo

For the //build/ 2013 conference Brady Gaster, Program Manager for Windows Azure SDK, and I teamed...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 08/02/2013

Create a Document Template for Word or Excel that Contains an App for Office

Apps for Office within Documents and/or Templates If you have already installed some apps from the...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 07/02/2013

Introduction to Building Apps for Office on Windows Azure Web Sites

This post is about a friction free way to get started building Apps for Office by hosting your...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 01/09/2013

DevCamp: Build apps for Office and SharePoint; coming Worldwide in 2013!

The Microsoft DevCamps program is bringing a new training opportunity for developers worldwide that...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 12/13/2012

Inside apps for Office and SharePoint: All new series on Channel 9!

I am thrilled to announce the all new series “Inside apps for Office and SharePoint” on Channel 9....

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 09/17/2012

If you haven’t heard - Check out the new Office! And the new Office cloud app model!

Exciting times!! If you haven’t checked out the announcement about the new Office, watch the video...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 07/17/2012

Building Integrated Microsoft Office 365, SharePoint Online, and Office 2010 Solutions Using BCS and LOB Data - TechEd 2012

As a companion to my previous post, here is a recording of my session at TechEd in Amsterdam about...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 07/09/2012

Office 365 (O365) Business Connectivity Services (BCS) Hands-on-Lab: Wiring up O365 BCS to a Windows Azure Service for Office 2010 and SharePoint Online Solutions

Business Connectivity Services (BCS) in Office 365 SharePoint Online (SPO) provides a significant...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 06/25/2012

SharePoint DevConnections–March 26-29, 2012 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas

Just wanted to give a heads-up that there’s still time to register for the SharePoint Connections...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 03/11/2012

Visit the Office 365 Developer Hub

If you’ve previously visited or haven’t been there yet, the Office 365 Developer Hub has been...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 01/28/2012

Accessing External Data Sources with InfoPath 2010: 4-part Channel 9 Video Series

Accessing external data sources using InfoPath Forms with SharePoint 2010 – whether on-premises, in...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 12/27/2011

Learn Windows Azure Event on Channel 9

Microsoft announced a number of updates and improvements to Windows Azure in December that will help...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 12/13/2011

Professional SharePoint 2010 Cloud-Based Solutions by Wrox!

Steve Fox was the driver behind this and it was a great opportunity to team up with him and my other...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 12/11/2011

SPC346, SPC357 & SPC361–SharePoint Conference 2011 Session Resources

I had the opportunity at the SharePoint Conference 2011 to talk about developing Office solutions...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 10/10/2011

Office 365 Developer Guidance and Resources

With the launch of Office 365, which includes Exchange Online, Lync Online and SharePoint Online,...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 06/29/2011

The Office 2010 Developer Training Course on MSDN and Training Kit Gets Updated

I have just released an update to the MSDN Office 2010 Developer Training Course and downloadable...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 06/08/2011

Office SP1 on Track for Late June 2011

Just a quick update, Microsoft is on track to deliver Office SP1 in late June, 2011 (here is the...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 06/01/2011

SharePoint Sideshow: Designing Excel Solutions for the Web, 2-Part Series

In this two-part series I had the opportunity to talk with Larry Waldman, Excel Program Manager, who...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 05/31/2011

Announcing: Office Business Application (OBA) Sample Application Kit for SAP v. 2.0

I just released the new Office Business Application (OBA) Sample Application Kit for SAP v. 2.0 to...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 05/31/2011

SharePoint Sideshow: Join the Office 365 Beta and Start Developing for SharePoint Online

With the recent release of Office 365 Beta to the public there is much to talk about for developers....

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 05/05/2011

Making a Wireless Connection Accessible to a Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM)

There are a number of resources regarding this that I’ve seen on the Web in various blogs but I’m...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 04/22/2011

SharePoint Sideshow: Spanish Point Technologies Builds on Office and SharePoint 2010

In this episode of the SharePoint Sideshow, I talk with John Corley, CTO of Spanish Point...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 04/21/2011

Announcing: OBA Sample Application Kit for PeopleSoft v. 2.0 - Now Available

I am pleased to say that today in my Collaborate 2011 session about PeopleSoft integration with...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 04/13/2011

SharePoint Sideshow Episode: Dynamics CRM, SharePoint, and Office - A Great Combo

In this episode of the SharePoint Sideshow, I have a conversation with Girish Raja, Technical...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 03/21/2011

SharePoint Sideshow: Setting up a SharePoint and Office 2010 Development Machine with a Setup Script

In this SharePoint Sideshow episode Paul Stubbs and Chris Johnson provide guidance on how to use...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 03/11/2011

Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Courses now on MSDN

The Channel 9 Office and SharePoint Developer Training Courses have been moved and are now available...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 02/25/2011

Academy Live SharePoint and Windows Azure Session

I just wanted to provide a quick cross-posting here to Steve Fox’s blog regarding an introductory...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 02/23/2011

MSDN Webcast: Integrating SharePoint with Office 2010

In my conversations with SharePoint solutions developers, often I find there are those that haven’t...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 02/21/2011

Duet Enterprise Launch Summit On-Demand

If you haven’t checked it out yet, visit the Duet Enterprise Launch Summit site. On the site you’ll...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 02/10/2011

Duet Enterprise Virtual Launch Summit

On February 1st SAP and Microsoft come together at the Duet Enterprise Virtual Launch Summit. Hear...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 01/31/2011

FireStarter Event for SharePoint Available Online 1/27/2011

This is a Live SharePoint FireStarter event online and in Redmond, WA on 1/27/2011 so please join us...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 01/26/2011

How to Setup a SharePoint and Office VHD for Development on the C9 SharePoint Sideshow

Some time back I provided this post on how to use the 2010 Information Worker Demonstration and...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 11/28/2010

TechEd Europe 2010 – SharePoint Developer Boot Camp Resources

Thanks to all that attended the SharePoint Developer Boot Camp at TechEd EU! It was Steve’s and my...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 11/12/2010

PDC10 Release of SharePoint 2010 Easy Setup Script

If you’ve desired to setup a 64-bit Windows 7 SharePoint developer environment but just didn’t know...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 10/27/2010

PDC10 Edition of the SharePoint SideShow

In this segment of the SharePoint SideShow Paul Stubbs interviews Steve Fox and Chris Mayo. Steve...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 10/27/2010

PDC10 Coming to you Live! Don’t miss it!

We are excited to bring PDC10 to your desktop. The Microsoft Professional Developers Conference...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 10/26/2010

Office & SharePoint Silicon Valley Code Camp Session Follow-up

I wanted to say thanks to all the attended not only my session but to those that attended Paul’s...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 10/14/2010

Announcing the All New SharePoint Sideshow on Channel 9

Paul Stubbs and I are pleased to announce the beginning of an all new show on Channel 9 called the...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 10/07/2010

Silicon Valley Code Camp Office and SharePoint Sessions

I’ll be presenting a session on landing SharePoint data in Office at the Silicon Valley Code Camp,...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 10/06/2010

Visual Basic Code Samples added to Office 2010 Training Course on Channel 9

I am pleased to announce that the hands-on labs (HOLs) for the Office 2010 Training Course modules...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 08/16/2010

Accessing an OData Producer using an Office 2010 Add-in

To continue the theme of landing external data in Office 2010, I’ve taken a demo excerpt from a...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 08/09/2010

MSDN Article: 3 Solutions for Accessing SharePoint 2010 Data in Office 2010 Add-ins

In my blog post, MSDN Webcast: Creating Microsoft Office 2010 Add-Ins Using SharePoint 2010 as a...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 07/05/2010

MSDN Webcast: Office Business Applications (OBAs) Evolved

Microsoft Office Business Applications (OBAs) have evolved significantly in the 2010 release. In...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 06/18/2010

MSDN Webcast: Creating Microsoft Office 2010 Add-Ins Using SharePoint 2010 as a Data Source

A common request for developers is to surface internal Microsoft SharePoint data within the...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 06/18/2010

Yeah! Office 2010 is Here

Yes, Office 2010 is now available to all!. Check out some video clips. Then, for the developer...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 06/15/2010

Check out “The Office Blog” on Channel 9

During TechEd week a number of new videos around Office 2010 have been released on “The Office Blog”...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 06/10/2010

For those that Love or want to Learn VBA Macros

Many have found the new Core Office Development unit helpful in the Channel 9 Office 2010 Learning...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 06/08/2010

Office 2010 Developer Training Course on Channel 9 - Refreshed

To coincide with the Office 2010 Business Launch, I have provided a refresh of the Office 2010...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 05/12/2010

Download Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 RTM VHD for Evaluation

If you want to kick the tires and build out some scenarios on the Office and SharePoint 2010 RTM...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 05/11/2010

Microsoft Excel Developer Contest – Enter May 1 – June 4, 2010

The Microsoft Excel product team is looking for Excel 2010 solutions that will help the millions of...

Author: donovanf [Microsoft] Date: 05/10/2010

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