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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Jul 16

SUGUK Cambridge round up and Internal Name Pain

I had the great pleasure of presenting to the SUGUK Cambridge chapter last night, doing my Display Templates session. I like presenting in Cambridge because the room the attendance averages around 20 people, in a small comfortable room which allows for a more conversational style of presenting. This session has evolved quite a bit over …

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Jul 02

Bug with Save Site as a Template in SharePoint Online

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We’ve hit a peculiar bug in SharePoint Online today when trying to “Save site as a template”. In this particular scenario we’re using composed looks to apply basic branding to SPO for a client. As composed looks can’t be inherited and we’re not looking to use code for provisioning, we decided to use site templates …

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Jun 12

SharePoint Evolutions 2014 Bus Tour – Summary so far

Due to scheduling commitments, I had been unable to submit sessions for this years Evolutions. These commitments changed and I was very pleased to be invited by Steve Smith (And allowed by my bosses at Trinity!) to step in and fill some spaces on the first week of the End Users track at this years …

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May 15

Office 365 SharePoint online provisioning issue

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I hit an issue with the SharePoint online provisioning process while creating a new trial tenant for a client yesterday. The creation of everything seemed to go ok and the service help page in the new Office 365 tenancy admin page reported everything as provisioned completely. Unfortunately, when I went to check Onedrive and the SharePoint …

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May 02

SharePoint 2013 List View Web Part Display Templates for Debugging

With the launch of #SPCSR and inspired by the ultimate search debug template by @Eliostuyf, I decided to bring one of my old display templates for debugging a little more up to date and include some nice SharePoint 2013 styling for a common look and feel. I’ve created two versions of the templates, Debug and DebugBrief. The …

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Apr 29

Announcing #SPCSR – A community project

it all started with a very innocent tweet and a picture of me working propped on my suitcase in a train waiting room on the way home from SharePoint Saturday Belgium. Marc Anderson quickly replied, giving voice to what a few of us have been contemplating for sometime… and others swiftly followed! And thus #SPCSR …

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