Posts Tagged ‘wave 15’

Understanding App Model in SharePoint 2013

Today I am going to talk about application model in SharePoint 2013. There are tons of hundreds of articles, videos, blogs and msdn how-to videos available online and they are pretty good too. The reason for sharing my thoughts on the subject is to give you a concise, holistic view in couple of paragraphs that […]

SharePoint 2013: Task Management in My Sites

Scenario: In your organization you are using SharePoint to manage your projects. Tasks are created in each project site and assigned to you. To keep track of your tasks, you have to go each project site to view, edit those tasks. If you are involved in multiple projects then it can certainly become a time […]

An Overview of What’s New in SharePoint 2013

So our SharePoint gurus here at Perficient have been blogging on a lot of subjects around what’s new in SharePoint 2013.   I’ve not been good about pointing them out but there’s a lot of good content.  Here’s a quick recap of some of them. Webinar on what’s new in SharePoint 2013.  It’s already heavily […]

An Overview of What's New in SharePoint 2013

So our SharePoint gurus here at Perficient have been blogging on a lot of subjects around what’s new in SharePoint 2013.   I’ve not been good about pointing them out but there’s a lot of good content.  Here’s a quick recap of some of them. Webinar on what’s new in SharePoint 2013.  It’s already heavily […]

Cross Site Publishing in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 cross site publishing allows content authors to create content in a site collection, called Authoring site collection, different from the one where content is published. The clear separation of content from its presentation allows authors to write and manage content without worrying about how and where it will be published. The other obvious […]

Design Manager in SharePoint 2013: Easier Layouts and Master Pages

In all the previous releases, creating master pages and layouts was definitely not easy for a designer considering the technical aspects of it. The designers would have to understand SharePoint and what components are mandatory on the master page and how they render to make their designs come alive. In SharePoint 2013, there is a […]

Catalogs and Search Driven Web Parts in SharePoint 2013

In all the previous versions of SharePoint, the traditional way of retrieving content was using CAML queries and displaying them using your custom UI or use one of the OOTB web parts like Content Query Web Parts or List web parts. Search was not used that often or effectively. When CAML queries are not created […]

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SharePoint 2013 ‘Apps’

With SharePoint 2013, Microsoft introduced yet another paradigm for developing applications. Applications (or Apps)??!!! Yes. ‘Solutions’ are called Apps now! In fact everything in SharePoint including its primitive constructs such as Lists, Libraries are Apps in SharePoint 2013. However that doesn’t change how they behave and they continue function in same way. So what happened […]

What’s New in SharePoint 2013? Let’s ask the experts…

SharePoint 2013 (or “Wave 15” as we unabashed Microsoft fanboys have been calling it) has been in public beta for a little over two weeks now, and we’re starting to see some more discussion of new features and functions around the web.  Our own Microsoft blog is no exception. A number of our customers have […]

Mobility: Custom Mobile Panel (SharePoint 2013)

In my previous blog post, I described how the mobile panels work and what their shortcomings are. This blog will outline the solution that will solve the problems that the OOTB panel has. Problem Definition: The Out Of The Box mobile panel when added to the layout has the following issues: 1. To author content […]

Mobility: Mobile Panels in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 has a new component called the Mobile Panel. The purpose of this panel is to enable the content authors to target different content to different device channels or render same content differently based on how the site is accessed. My earlier post on Mobility shows how to setup a device channel and explains […]

SP2013 Search Quickie: Create/Map a new Managed Property

SharePoint 2013 gives us a lot of new options when it comes to creating new Managed Properties for Search. Luckily there’s only a single Search Service Application to deal with with SP2013 and the process in UI is fairly straightforward. In your Search Service Application, find the “Search Schema” in the left hand navigation under […]

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