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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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Avner Rosenan

Adding DevOps Capabilities to “Visual Studio On-Line” using CloudShare

December 26th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,


If you are a Developer on the Microsoft Stack, you have surely heard the news about the advancements, and renaming of TFS Services to Visual Studio On-Line. Visual Studio On-Line, announced on Nov 13th,  comes with a lot of new technology advancements, like build services, Test Management, Load test etc.  But it also changes in a big way the license paradigm for developers, where they subscribe to the IDE and the services they use, versus buying licenses. No big surprise given this has been the approach with Office for several years now.  But with all that new stuff, there is a gaping problem left to be solved…

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Juan Carlos

What’s new in Office Development Tools for Visual Studio 2013 RC – Part II!

October 21st, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint, Training | Tags: , , ,


In this article I will continue talking about the new Cloud Business App project template we have available in Visual Studio 2013 RC (VS 2013 RC). If you remember, in my last post about this project template we simply reviewed how to use it and how to deploy and debug a dummy application without adding any business entity to the App. In this article, we will see how to add business entities to the App without adding any line of code:

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Juan Carlos

Upgrading from Visual Studio 2013 Preview to Visual Studio 2013 RC!

September 20th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , ,


As developers, last week we had a great surprise coming from Microsoft: Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate (VS 2013 RC) was publicly released together with Team Foundation Server 2013 RC, .NET Framework 4.5.1 RC, and related developer tools technologies. All the details about what’s new in the VS 2013 RC can be found in this great Soma Segar’s blog entry where you can find detailed information about what’s new in RC and the improvements and additions between VS 2013 Preview and RC release.

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Chris Riley

Developer Productivity Is …

July 25th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , ,


We all have our favorite work tools.  For sales teams it’s their CRM, for operation folks it’s their ERP package, for the knowledge worker it’s their Email client.  But for the developer it’s their IDE.  And one of the favorite IDEs is Visual Studio.  CloudShare believes that the developer should be able to live inside of their favorite dev tool, but still experience the power of using Dev/Test Cloud for their builds and testing.  Introducing the new CloudShare Explorer. Read the rest of this entry »


Juan Carlos

What’s New in Office Development Tools for Visual Studio 2013 Preview – Part I

July 23rd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , ,


In my last article for the CloudShare Community Blog, I described step-by-step how to install Visual Studio 2013 Public Preview (VS 2013 Public Preview) in a CloudShare environment. In today’s article I will describe some of the new features coming with the new version of the Office Tools for Visual Studio included in the latest version of the IDE. Here’s a review what’s new in terms of SharePoint Apps development. Read the rest of this entry »


Lydia Bronze

Top 10 Most Viewed Blog Posts on CloudShare Community

May 30th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


This week we’re going back into the blog vault to share the most popular CloudShare Community blog posts from last year.  We hope you find this trip down memory lane useful (Especially all the SharePointers out there)!

The installation of this server is not a traditional SharePoint Server installation. It can be a bit complicated and quite confusing. I have decided to make your life a bit easier by writing this post with a step-by-step guide to installing SharePoint Server 2010 With SQL 2012 PowerPivot, PowerView and Reporting Services.

SharePoint 2010

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Juan Carlos

Integrating SharePoint & Azure with CloudShare (III)

July 17th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , ,


In my last article about integrating SharePoint & Azure with CloudShare, I explained how to integrate Windows Azure Marketplace data in SharePoint 2010 sites through a Business Connectivity Service (BCS) connector. In the first article of the series, I introduced you to some of the scenarios available when you integrate Azure data and/or services in SharePoint 2010 (either On-Premise or Online). In today’s article, I will describe a simple approach to integrate SQL Azure Data in a SharePoint Online (SPO) site without doing any kind of coding. Let’s begin. Read the rest of this entry »


Chris Riley

CloudShare will sim-ship the final release of Visual Studio 12 RTM

July 10th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , , ,


Microsoft released Visual Studio 11 Beta on February 29, 2012. As one of the first partners, CloudShare offers full support for Visual Studio 11 in a dev/test environment for the greatest in development agility in the cloud. Read the rest of this entry »


Juan Carlos

Integrating SharePoint & Azure with CloudShare (Part II)

June 21st, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , ,


Last week, I explained how to integrate SharePoint & Windows Azure with CloudShare (read the full post here). Today, I will show you how to integrate Windows Azure Marketplace data in SharePoint 2010 sites through a Business Connectivity Service (BCS) connector. The BCS connector is created in Visual Studio 2012 RC (VS 2012 RC) and deployed to a SharePoint 2010 farm. Read the rest of this entry »