Apr 19

SharePoint Saturday Belgium wrap-up

I’ve just woken up at home after another excellent SharePoint Saturday Belgium! The BIWUG guys always organise a great event and this one was no exception so thank you very much to them and good luck to the new Board members stepping up this year. Running a user group is hard work, but very rewarding …

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Mar 13

All change when creating an Office 365 Subscription

It’s been a while since I set-up an Office 365 subscription, well in actual fact it hasn’t been that long, but the boys and girls in the O365 product team have been busy for sure. I’m in the process of prepping my sessions to deliver at the 2015 SharePoint Evolutions conference in April. (Wait, what …

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Jan 30

MDS Enabled Sub-sites and Display Templates

Last year I released some of my templates for JSlink onto the SPCSR repository, but I was never totally happy with the solution for MDS (Minimal Download Strategy) enabled sites. Basically, in order to make sure that MDS recognises our scripts and doesn’t remove them when it’s processing the page refresh, we had to use …

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Jan 18

A slow blogging end/start to the year

In this post: And ending and a beginning A  new workshop! Speaking at Evolutions 2015 and all that entails And ending and a beginning Well I didn’t finish 2014 and start 2015 quite as I intended with regards to my blog as the posts all dried up. Not due to lacking content by any means …

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Nov 23

I’m speaking at SharePoint Saturday UK 2014

Due to being rather busy recently, I’ve been remiss in posting about SharePoint Saturday UK 2014, and the fact that I’ll be there presenting an End User session on building an FAQ in Office 365/SharePoint 2013. If you’re in SharePoint in the UK (and if you’re reading this blog, I can only assume that you …

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Oct 29

A Tribute to Dave Coleman

This post is a tribute to Dave Coleman who sadly passed away this morning after a short battle with prostate cancer. My thoughts go out to Sue and his family. I had known of Dave Coleman for some time having conversed over Twitter a few times and bumped into each other at the odd SharePoint …

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Sep 30

SharePoint Saturday Jersey – Round up

I had the great pleasure at speaking at the inaugural SharePoint Saturday Jersey in the channel islands this past weekend. Gus and Mark picked an excellent venue and whilst attendance was lower than expected thanks to the glorious weather, we still had a good bunch of SharePoint people with a thirst for knowledge! I was …

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Sep 15

Learning guide for the Office 365 exam 70-346

One of the requirements when you work for a Microsoft gold partner is to keep your qualifications up to date. Following the release earlier this year of the Office 365 exams, I decided to take 70-346 last week. This exam forms the first of two for the office 365 MCSA. This entailed lots of frantic …

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Aug 10

Speaking at SharePoint Saturday Jersey–Sept 27th 2014

I received my acceptance e-mail this past week to say that my Display Templates with JSLink for ITPros sessions had been accepted for SharePoint Saturday Jersey in September. As with the other variations of this session, I’ll have some location specific demos to show off Display Templates in all their glory as well as some …

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Jul 18

JSLink Display Templates and External Data

One of the questions raised during my recent session at SUGUK Cambridge, was whether or not JSLink could be used to style External List Data. I certainly couldn’t see a reason why not as the External Data Column allows you to surface data within a standard SharePoint list, but I couldn’t be sure without testing. …

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