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All Things SharePoint, Office and Azure Development

Integrating SharePoint Server List Data and Windows Phone 7 Using the Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus

Overview With Windows Phone 7 becoming more pervasive, one of the key questions facing enterprise...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/24/2011

SharePoint and Windows Azure: Why They’re Better Together?

Last Friday, we presented an Academy Live (AL) session that discussed, at the introductory level,...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/22/2011

SharePoint Coast to Coast Tour Coming to a City Near You!

Microsoft is partnering with Penton to bring 6 cities a SharePoint Coast to Coast tour! If you’re...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/03/2011

New SharePoint Sideshow on C9: SharePoint FAST

Good to see a sideshow on SharePoint and FAST. You can check out the new sideshow by clicking below:...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/03/2011

Upcoming Academy Live Session (02/18): Integrating SharePoint and Windows Azure

While I’ve had a set of posts that target integrating SharePoint and Azure, later this month...

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

SharePoint and Azure at SharePoint Summit

Here in Toronto this week and wanted to follow up with a blog post on a session I did earlier in the...

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

Developing for SharePoint Online (SPO)

Watching for Snow I’m in Toronto this week presenting at the annual SharePoint Summit conference and...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 02/01/2011

Azure, SQL Server & SharePoint Evangelism Position

Hey gang, A friend and colleague from MS, Juergen Daiberl, asked me to post this on my blog, so...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 12/04/2010

Azure, jQuery & SharePoint: Huh?

I’ve been spending a lot more time of late looking at how Azure integrates with SharePoint. You may...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 11/26/2010

TechEd Europe Keynote: Cloud, Phone, Windows, Cloud, and more Cloud

Welcome to TechEd Europe 2010 Keynote with Brad Anderson where the theme was cloud, phone, server...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 11/08/2010

PDC 2010: SharePoint And Azure Recording and Deck

A few of you have pinged me for more information my SharePoint and Azure talk at PDC. I’ve posted a...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 11/05/2010

SharePoint & Bing Maps at SharePoint Connections Las Vegas

Lately, I’ve been exploring Bing Maps as a way to surface SharePoint data within a mapping...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 11/03/2010

Beginning SharePoint 2010 Development Supplement: Using the Lists Web Service to Update a SharePoint List

Book Supplements I’ve been wanting of time to add some how-to supplements to my Beginning SharePoint...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 10/28/2010

SharePoint 2010 Easy Set Up

To get started developing for SharePoint 2010, you have a number of options: You can download the IW...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 10/28/2010

Windows Phone 7 & SharePoint 2010

One of the key challenges we face moving forward is how to integrate Windows Phone 7 and SharePoint...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 10/28/2010

PDC is Almost Here!!

It’s just after 7AM here on the Pacific coast, and if you haven’t heard PDC is here. The campus is...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 10/28/2010

Beginning SharePoint 2010 Development: A Couple of Notes

For those of you working through the exercises, here are a few small things that have been sent to...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 08/06/2010

Beginning SharePoint 2010 Development: Chapter 11 missing code

Thanks to Dan Loker for sending me a mail on this, but it appears that Chapter 11 was missing code....

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 08/06/2010

PDC 2010 – October 28-29: Registration is Now Open!

That’s right, you read it correctly…there is a PDC this fall. You can get more information for the...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 07/12/2010

Showcasing IW Platform at WPC

Next week, Girish Raja and I will be attending WPC in Washington, DC (http://digitalwpc.com/). The...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 07/08/2010

Beginning SharePoint 2010 Development: Fix for Chapter 2 Web Services Soap Exception

A couple of you have experienced a Web service call error (Unauthorized Exception) in Chapter 2. The...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/24/2010

Integrating a Custom Azure Service with Business Connectivity Services

In this blog-post, I’ll walk through how you can create a custom Azure service and then integrate...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/15/2010

RTM Demo VM for SharePoint & Office 2010

Getting the VM If you’re looking to get up to speed on SharePoint and Office 2010 development, but...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/15/2010

Worldwide Partner Conference (July 11-15)

With TechEd in our recent wake, the next question is what’s next?  One of the biggest partner...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/11/2010

Beginning SharePoint 2010 Development Ships!

This past week not only marked another successful TechEd, it marked the release of a few new...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/11/2010

Office Business Applications at TechEd

Well, it’s Day Three at TechEd, New Orleans. The pace has been furious and the conversations...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/09/2010

Neil Leslie at TechEd: Extending Productivity into the Cloud

This past Monday morning at TechEd here in New Orleans, Neil Leslie, GM of Developer & Platform...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/08/2010

SharePoint 2010 & Windows Azure: How they Play Together?

SharePoint and Azure: How They Play Together? Today, I presented a session on Azure and...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 06/08/2010

Extending to the cloud…but what is cloud computing?

Over the next few months, I’ll be spending some time with my blog investigating and discussing the...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 05/24/2010

microsoft teched usa – june 7-10

If you haven’t yet registered for TechEd 2010, you’ll want to make sure you sign up...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 05/12/2010

deprecated sharepoint apis

I’ve been asked a number of times what are the deprecated SharePoint APIs in SharePoint 2010....

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 05/12/2010

launch week: announcement # 3 (RECap of virtual launch)

This morning, Stephen Elop officially launched SharePoint and Office 2010. It was a virtual launch...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 05/12/2010

launch week: announcement # 2

Today, we have released some new developer training materials for the developer community on Channel...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 05/12/2010

Launch Week: Announcement #1

Given the fact that this is launch week (big day is tomorrow!!!), there are a few things I’ll...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 05/11/2010

silverlight & sharepoint at SharePoint summit 2010

I did a session this morning on Silverlight and SharePoint this morning. I walked through the...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 04/14/2010

Visual Studio 2010 extensibility projects for sharepoint 2010

Today at the SharePoint Summit in Montreal, I am presenting a session on Silverlight and SharePoint....

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 04/14/2010

Sharepoint Summit 2010 – Montreal, QC

This week I’m at the SharePoint Summit 2010 in Montreal:...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 04/13/2010

office, sharePoint 2010 & CRM OBA

Yesterday, I presented a session with Girish Raja at our internal company conference called...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 03/23/2010

Integrating azure & Sharepoint 2010

Windows Azure & SharePoint 2010 Azure is Microsoft’s platform in the cloud that provides you...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 03/22/2010

Office developer atlas making office development easier…

For those of you looking to learn more about how to leverage Office for development, another cool...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 03/08/2010

ghosting & unghosting in Sharepoint 2010

In a recent virtual conference, I was asked about whether you can still ghost/unghost site pages...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 03/08/2010

Office and SharePoint 2010 to launch on may 12th

Woohoo!!! Launch is finally here!!! If you haven’t see this, check it out: Office and SharePoint...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 03/08/2010

office and sharepoint developer centers have new look!!!

Both the Office and SharePoint Developer Centers in MSDN got a new look! You can check out the new...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 03/08/2010

upcoming Sharepoint and Office conferences

I’m attending and speaking at a number of upcoming conferences. If you’re looking to get up to speed...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 01/27/2010

Simple Tip when creating VS projects for sharepoint 2010

One thing I’ve noticed is that when you create a SharePoint project in VS 2010 (File, New, Project)...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 01/27/2010

SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 beta VM is publicly Available

If you’re looking for an environment to use to get up to speed, you can now download a publicly...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 01/26/2010

Social Data Service

I’m in Mountainview, California this week participating in a small social networking event called...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 01/26/2010

Reading Data from External List using the SharePoint 2010 Client Object model

One of the demos I showed this week was the integration of the new SharePoint 2010 client object...

Author: Steve - Azure Date: 01/19/2010

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