Category Archives: Custom Development

Building your SharePoint Apps using the new scriptable build in VSO


This post is about Team Builds and the new build system for Visual Studio (Online) that is currently in preview. If you are new to team builds or not sure why you should use them, you might want to check my earlier post about Application Lifecycle Management for SharePoint People. Especially the part about local builds being plain evil :)

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Slidedeck SharePoint Artifact Provisioning

The slidedeck and demo code from my Diwug (Dutch Information Worker User Group) session on SharePoint Artifact Provisioning are now available. Please note the slidedeck content is in Dutch. The source code from the session can be found here. Other links mentioned in the presentation: PowerShell Command Builder SPMeta2 Office 365 PnP SharePoint Automation by Gary Lapointe

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Versioning your SharePoint Apps using Team Foundation Server Team Builds

One of the cool features of Team Foundation Server is the ability to schedule and execute builds. This feature is simply known as “Team Builds” (or even shorter, just “Builds”) and provides some interesting extensibility points for doing Build Management. When it comes to build management, enabling  versioning on my SharePoint Apps is usually the first thing I do when

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Slide deck SharePoint Saturday Stockholm

I had the pleasure to speak on the SharePoint Saturday event in Stockholm. This (perfectly organized) event was held on January 25th 2014. The slide deck from my session on creating sustainable solutions with SharePoint 2013 is now available on SlideShare. Thanks all for who joined my session and thanks to the organizers for a great event! Session details: Creating

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Application Lifecycle Management – Improving Quality in SharePoint Solutions

Introduction “Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) is a continuous process of managing the life of an application through governance, development and maintenance. ALM is the marriage of business management to software engineering made possible by tools that facilitate and integrate requirements management, architecture, coding, testing, tracking, and release management.” In this and future blog posts we will look at how ALM

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