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Juan Carlos

Recent Posts by Juan Carlos:

Announcing the Newest Additions to CloudShare's Pre-Configured Virtual Machine Environment Templates!

Today’s post was written by Juan Carlos González , SharePoint MVP and CloudShare Guest Blogger.

 

Those of you who know me, know that I have being using CloudShare's virtual machine pre-configured environments since 2010 (if I remember correctly). The preconfigured VM templates have helped me to easily and quickly set up all of my lab and demo environments around the latest Microsoft products and technologies such as SharePoint (my passion), SQL Server or Visual Studio.

 

Topics: SharePoint CloudShare

How to create a Choice Site Column in a SharePoint site with PowerShell

This time I am sharing a small script that allows to create a choice site column through PowerShell. As you can see, the way to create this type of column is the same as if you use the SharePoint server API in a Console Application program in Visual Studio. You can download the script from the following link: How to create a Choice Site Column in a SharePoint Site!

Topics: Dev / Test SharePoint Demos & POCs CloudShare

How to read all the PropertyBags for a SharePoint Site Collection!

This time I’m sharing a new script that allows to get all PropertyBags for a Site Collection in SharePoint 2013 You can download the script from the following link: How to read all property bags in a SharePoint Site Collection

Topics: Dev / Test SharePoint Demos & POCs CloudShare

[Tip]: Can I use Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition to develop for SharePoint and Office 365?

Well, this was the question I made myself when I was creating a new virtual machine template for CloudShare’s pre-configured environment templates. Basically, by default Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition doesn’t come with the Visual Studio 2013 Tools for Office installed…but of course, you can install them in your SharePoint & Office 365 development environment.

 

Topics: Dev / Test SharePoint Demos & POCs CloudShare

How to deal with permissions in SharePoint using the Client Side Object Model and PowerShell

This time I am sharing a PowerShell script about how to get the list of all SharePoint Groups and all the users per group in a SharePoint site using the Client Side Object Model in a PowerShell script:

Topics: Training Dev / Test SharePoint Demos & POCs CloudShare

Installing Visual Studio 2015 Preview Step by Step in a CloudShare Environment!

As you know, Microsoft is currently working in a new version of Visual Studio named Visual Studio 2015. It is currently available as preview in this URL. In this article I will show you how the installation process from CloudShare for Visual Studio 2015 Preview is quite straightforward and easy to follow:

Topics: Dev / Test Demos & POCs CloudShare

SharePoint 2013 & SharePoint Online: How many site templates do I have available?

A common decision we have to take when we need to create a Site Collection or a Site in SharePoint 2013 OnPremises or SharePoint Online is about the base site template we are going to use to start modeling a specific site. One of the aspects where SharePoint 2013 OnPremises has “some advantage” compared with SharePoint Online is on the number of site templates we have available in each case: SharePoint OnPremise has more site templates than SharePoint Online.

Topics: Dev / Test SharePoint Demos & POCs CloudShare