Dev / Test

Juan Carlos

How to hide the SharePoint 2013 Ribbon programmatically!

April 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , ,


This time I want to share with you some tips about how to hide the SharePoint 2010 / 2013 Ribbon programmatically.

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Scott Petri

Controlling your Costs with Environment Policies

April 14th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , ,


Managing policies …and your usage …and your costs …and how it all adds up sounds super dull, right? And it is.

That is, until it isn’t. Have you ever had to experienced the feeling of going to your boss or any other financial controller in your company with an unexpected bill? And that bill happened to be larger than you could have imagined? It’s a long walk to their office isn’t it? Well, we don’t want you to experience that, ever!

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Chris Riley

Using Cloud Orchestration to Respond Quickly to Heartbleed

April 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , , ,


I wish I could say I found out about the Heartbleed bug very quickly and from some super deep technical source.  But I didn’t.  I found it on my favorite Tmblr blog, filled with animated gifs about DevOps that gets me through the day. And once I realized what this particular Gif was telling me, I too was in a small state of shock.

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Chris Riley

If you build it they will …. Find Bugs?

April 8th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , ,


Last week CloudShare joined the 2014 Build Conference in San Francisco.  If you have never been to the conference, I recommend it.  It is a great way for developers to find out what is new in the Microsoft Dev Tools world, meet with Peers to solve real world problems, and get up to speed on modern day trends.  Like one of this years themes, DevOps.

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Daniel Bakshi

Inception: The journey of nested virtualization

March 25th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, Training | Tags: , , , , , ,


If you’ve not been living on the moon, you’ve probably heard of the concept of “Nested Virtualization”.
This is a method of running a Virtual Machine inside a Virtual Machine.

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Chris Riley

Congratulations SPC 2014 Winner!

March 18th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test | Tags: , , ,


Many entered the CloudShare TeamLabs SPC2014 pass giveaway, and the lucky winner has been chosen!

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Juan Carlos

Installing SharePoint 2013 SP1 in a CloudShare environment and what’s new in the box!

March 1st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , ,


Microsoft has recently released the Service Pack (SP) 1 for SharePoint 2013. In this article I will show you how easy is to install the first SP for SharePoint 2013 and also some of the new goodies coming with the platform. Let’s start.

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Chris Riley

The Rise of Cloud-Based IDEs: Q&A with IBM’s Ken Walker

February 28th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test | Tags: , , ,


Maybe it’s a little bit of manifest destiny, but I couldn’t help but notice that one of my new year’s predictions is already coming true: Namely that it’s only late February and I’m already seeing dev shops that are taking Cloud Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) seriously.

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Juan Carlos

How to create a Web Performance Test for SharePoint 2013 using VS 2013 Update 1 – Part II!

February 14th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , ,


In this article I will continue talking about how to create a Web Performance Test for SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2013 (VS 2013) Update 1 in a SharePoint 2013 CloudShare environment. If you remember, in my last post about this topic I explained how easy is to define and create a Web Performance Test in VS 2013 Update 1. In this blog post, we will see how to execute an existing Web Test and also the performance information provided by the IDE.

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Asaf Kleinbort

We Use Private Integration Labs – You Should Too!

February 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,


At CloudShare we are working agile. Every 2 weeks we have a new version deployed to production. One of the advantages of such short iteration is the ability to get very early feedback from customers or from our customer facing colleagues.

However, we sometime want to get this feedback before the version is deployed. Our developers want to get validation from the product manager before QA start to run their tests. Or sometime we even want that of our customer facing persons will discuss a specific feature or UI with the customer itself, before the feature is  done.

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