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BUILD 2014 Round-Up – Part 1

Reflecting on the Week Well, it’s Friday night and BUILD is now officially over, yet I can’t help...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 04/04/2014

BUILD Day 2: Keynote Summary

Day 1 was great. Lots of amazing sessions (many of them filled up very quickly so you had to be...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 04/03/2014

BUILD: Day 1 Keynote Summary

Coffee in hand, cool air and a zeal in my step, I made my way to BUILD this morning, and now here we...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 04/02/2014

Looking at BUILD Sessions

Well, it’s BUILD pre-day and getting ready for this week’s BUILD conference. For those of you...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 04/01/2014

Off to BUILD tomorrow…

Wow, it’s been a while since I posted anything, and with deep self-examination I’m now hell-bent on...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 03/31/2014

Building your First Provider-Hosted App for SharePoint – Part 2

If Part 1 of this blog series, I created a simple Provider-hosted app to SharePoint. The “Provider”...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/22/2013

Building your first Provider-Hosted App for SharePoint using Windows Azure – Part 1

If you’ve been tracking on this blog, you’ve seen me write a few posts about SharePoint and Windows...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/17/2013

Beginning SharePoint 2013 Development: To the Printers We Go!

The last time I finished writing a book, I swore up and down never again—yet it appears it’s...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/03/2013

Setting up your Development Environment for O365 & Azure Development

In one of our SharePoint and Azure workshops the other day, a couple of the students asked me how to...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/03/2013

SharePoint and Windows Azure’s Interlude in Vegas: Building Apps using the Autohosted App Model

Back in Seattle… Wow, a whirlwind week in Vegas meeting with customers, colleagues, the community...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 11/17/2012

SharePoint Conference 2012 Sessions – Nov 12-15

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been just over a year since the last SPC, and as we close in on the...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 10/31/2012

SharePoint 2013 and Windows Azure Media Services

One of the cool new kids on the block for Windows Azure is Media Services. Windows Azure Media...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 08/04/2012

JSONP, SharePoint Online & Windows Azure

Overview I’ve recently been looking into the different ways in which you can integrate SharePoint...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 07/01/2012

SharePoint Online & Windows Azure: Building Hybrid Applications

Have been spending time here at TechEd EMEA and one of the topics I presented on this week was how...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/28/2012

Building SharePoint Farms using Windows Azure Virtual Machine (IAAS)

At TechEd this week, there was a lot of activity around the new Windows Azure Spring Preview. As a...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/16/2012

SharePoint and Windows Azure: Data Sync, Media Services & Virtual Machines

Introduction Today at TechEd, I had the opportunity to talk with a number of developers and IT Pros...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/13/2012

TechEd NA Orlando Keynote–6/11/2012

I’m here at the TE NA keynote, the 20th anniversary of TE and a sold-out show, and am very excited...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/11/2012

Windows Azure Session Sampler at TechEd NA - 2012

My team is running a Windows Azure workshop today, and one of the questions that came up during the...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/10/2012

More Windows Azure & SharePoint 2010: See You at TechEd!

I’ve been writing a lot about how these two technologies intersect, and if you saw Scott’s keynote...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/08/2012

Windows Azure Spring Preview Information

Wow, what a day yesterday was. If you didn’t catch it, Scott Guthrie revealed some of the new...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/08/2012

SharePoint Online & CRM Online using BCS & Windows Azure

If you’ve been following my recent blog-posts, I’ve been talking more about how to integrate...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/20/2012

SharePoint Online and Windows Azure: Developing Secure BCS Connections using WCF Services

  SharePoint Online and Windows Azure: Developing Secure BCS Connections in the Cloud...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/06/2012

Professional SharePoint Cloud-Based Solutions Ships!

As many of you know, I’ve been playing in the SharePoint and Cloud sandbox for quite some time now....

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 11/19/2011

Leveraging Windows Azure WCF Services to Connect BCS with SharePoint Online

Introduction You might have read an earlier post of mine where I discussed the new Business...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 11/11/2011

SP Live Virtual Conference Keynote

This morning I had the pleasure of opening up the SharePoint Live Virtual Conference. I had about...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 10/26/2011

Talking Windows Azure at the Silicon Valley Code Camp–Oct 8-9

I’ve been on the road this week attending the SharePoint Conference 2011, but Donovan Follette, Paul...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 10/08/2011

Using Windows Azure to Connect LOB Data to SharePoint Online using Business Connectivity Services

What’s New at SPC 2011 I’ve been hanging out here at the SharePoint Conference (SPC) 2011 in...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 10/05/2011

SharePoint Conference 2011 is Almost Here!!!

For those of you SharePoint enthusiasts, you know that next week’s SharePoint Conference 2011 (or...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 09/29/2011

Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7, Devices and iOS Ships

This is pretty cool. You can use Windows Azure to build Windows Phone 7, Android and iOS...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 08/31/2011

SharePoint and Windows Azure Developer Training Kit–Summer Update

While the summer here in Seattle has been short, we managed to ship an updated version of the...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 08/31/2011

Preparing for 70-573 exam (“Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development”)? Check out what other people are using to prepare.

I was recently asked what are the best ways to prepare for the 70-573 SharePoint Developer exam. I...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 08/16/2011

More Notes from Coast-to-Coast Tour and SharePoint Saturday, Washington DC

This week I traveled to the final leg of the Coast to Coast tour and also attended the SharePoint...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 08/14/2011

Coast to Coast Tour Notes and Deck from SharePoint Developer Kick-Off Session

In the C2C final tour stop in Chicago, we spent a lot of time in the demos and not too much time...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 08/08/2011

Windows Azure Platform Training Kit Update Releases Today

You’ve probably seen a few posts on my blog involving Windows Azure; more recently, I’ve been...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 08/03/2011

SharePoint Saturday DC–Aug 11-13th

It seems there are quite a few folks heading out to the SP Saturday “The Conference” in the DC area...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 08/03/2011

SharePoint and Windows Phone 7 Developer Training Kit Ships!

Today, the SharePoint and Windows Phone 7 Developer Training Kit shipped. This is a great milestone...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 07/22/2011

Embedding PowerPoint Decks with the new SkyDrive UI Updates

A few of you have asked me how to embed PowerPoint decks in your blog so you get something that...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 07/13/2011

Sessions from WPC 2011

So far, this week has been great; lots of connections with partners, colleagues from around the...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 07/13/2011

New SharePoint and Windows Azure Developer Training Kit Ships!

This is now the third release of the SharePoint and Windows Azure training kit, which adds four...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 07/12/2011

Developing SharePoint Applications using Windows Azure Set to Publish on July 7th

I’m sure if you’re reading this you probably know that one of Microsoft’s key directions in the...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/23/2011

OBA Sample Application Kit for SAP v 2.0 Ships!

For those of you Office and SAP integration developers out there, you may remember the OBA Sample...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/02/2011

BUILD Conference Announced

For those of you that have been wondering where you can find more out about Windows 8, well the...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/02/2011

Ramblings from TechEd 2011: More on the Cloud

Last week I attended TechEd 2011, which was held in Atlanta, Georgia at the World Congress Center....

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 05/27/2011

OBA Sample Application Kit for PeopleSoft v. 2.0 Ships!

OBAs, or Office Business Applications, are a breed of application that continue to be developed and...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 04/13/2011

ASP.NET Chart Controls in SharePoint 2010: Rendering a Sales Chart with Custom Data

SharePoint 2010 is great for BI; you have a ton more options. One of these options is the native...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 04/09/2011

Office and SharePoint Integration with Windows Azure at TechEd USA, 2011

Just received my schedule for breakout sessions at TechEd USA, which is in Atlanta, Georgia. I’ll be...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 03/30/2011

Three Years Worth of PDC Content in One Place

One of the great things about PDC is the fact that you get well-streamed online content. This...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 03/30/2011

The MIX Conference is Almost Here!

MIX is one of Microsoft’s premier events that targets web designers and developers. It happens April...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 03/17/2011

SharePoint Conference (10/3-6) Registration is now Open

If you’re looking to get registered and check out all of the latest SharePoint information, be sure...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 03/08/2011

SharePoint Coast to Coast Tour: Coming to Chicago, March 9-11, 2011

If you’re looking to get ramped up on SharePoint, make sure you register for the upcoming SharePoint...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/25/2011

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