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Juan Carlos

Analyzing SharePoint Solutions with MSOCAF – Part I

November 4th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , ,


If we have to audit a SharePoint environment in terms of the artifacts deployed or we are working for a customer demanding high quality in our development process, it is a good practice to do an exhaustive analysis of the artifacts already deployed or planned to be deployed in order to detect/prevent any issue or problem caused by those artifacts. One of the possibilities for doing that analysis is to use Microsoft SharePoint Online Code Analysis Framework (MSOCAF) provided by Microsoft and available through the following link: https://caf.sharepoint.microsoftonline.com/. You can freely use MSOCAF for analyzing SharePoint solutions and detect any problems introduced by them in a SharePoint farm. In this blog post I will do a first approach about how to use MSOCAF for analyzing SharePoint Solutions.

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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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