September 2012

Juan Carlos

How to create a SharePoint 2013 custom cmdlet!

September 24th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Demos & POCs, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , ,


As you know, SharePoint is not only a product but also a development platform.  Being a platform you can extend it.  You do this by creating custom elements at any level using a rich object model. For instance, you can create custom SharePoint 2013 cmdlets to add extra functionalities and capacities to the existing ones. In this article, I will show you how to create a custom cmdlet that allows you to extract Central SharePoint solutions from the solution catalog in an existing SharePoint 2013 farm.

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Juan Carlos

What’s new in the SharePoint 2013 Client Side Object Model!

September 13th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , ,


So the question here is: What’s new in SharePoint 2013 CSOM? Well, of course the API is there (in the 15 hive) and Microsoft has increased the possibilities of building applications with the CSOM adding new assemblies that allow developers not only to interact with SharePoint sites but also use some of the key SharePoint 2013 services like Search, Managed Metadata or the new Translation service.

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Chris Riley

Microsoft has just changed the way you develop … again

September 12th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , ,


At CloudShare we are all about increasing developer efficiency and making application lifecycle processes transparent. What better way is there to do this than bringing the latest release of Microsoft’s Visual Studio to CloudShare. We are thrilled to announce new templates featuring the latest and greatest Visual Studio 2012 on CloudShare ProPlus, bringing the concept of “Cloud Coding” to life. Read the rest of this entry »


Lydia Bronze

How to Integrate Project Server 2013 with SharePoint Server 2013

September 10th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , ,


You may have noticed that i’ve been working hard on the new 2013 templates.  The latest is SharePoint 2013 with Project Server 2013.  This post is about how to tie them together.

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Chris Riley

The SharePoint Permalink Challenge

September 6th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare


It’s time for a new CloudShare challenge.  And this time you get paid!  How much you ask?  It’s up to you.

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Lydia Bronze

How to install SharePoint Server 2013 preview with SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP3 SSRS, SSAS, and PowerPivot and PowerView

September 5th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , ,


SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP3 has been released a while ago and those are great news for me and those who would like to test Business Intelligence capabilities available in SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 2013 previews.  Like I normally do, when i’m building no templates I record the process.  And the interesting ones become blog posts.  As always you can save yourself the time, by grabbing this permalink where i’ve already done the work!

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Chris Riley

CloudShare announces IBM Rational Team Concert Cloud Environment

September 4th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,


CloudShare loves making the lives of developers easier.  One way we do it is by making processes so convenient that they become invisible.  In the application life-cycle this means that developers can focus on creating great technology, and managers can have full visibility and change control.  ProPlus provides you the tools needed to start development projects faster and eliminate all thoughts of infrastructure.  On top of that we add collaboration and environment management tools.  How can it get any better!?

It has.  I’m thrilled to announce that ProPlus now features an environment with IBM’s new Rational Team Concert (RTC) Application Life-cycle Management Suite!  This makes it easier than ever for developers to experience RTC 4.0 and  begin working in the Cloud.

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Chris Riley

How is your Memory these days

September 3rd, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , , , ,


I forget everything.  My wallet, sunglasses, location of my car, and I even forgot my age twice.  Human memory, unfortunately, just does not work like Memory works in the tech world.  Becuase of that I prefer talking about computer memory.

How is your memory these days?  Does your environment have enough RAM?  In CloudShare ProPlus the base environment comes with 8GB of ram.  Sometimes you have a project that needs more.  In the past this required a phone call to us, and some configuration on our end.  But guess what?  There is no more need!  You can now purchase memory for your environments self-service.  That’s right; if you need an 8 GB boost in memory you can get a memory add-on.  You can increase the memory of an individual environment up to 32GB

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