Convert Office Add-In Web to MVC

Using Visual Studio to create a new Office Add-In results in two projects:  One for your Office Add-In (basically, the manifest) and another for the web project where you do the bulk of your work […] Read More

Open XML SDK Intro

Let me start by saying I AM NOT an expert with Open XML. I dabbled with it a few years ago for a small project I was doing and then merrily went on my way […] Read More

Entity Framework Code First Deployment of Azure AD Sample

If you’re interested in building applications using Azure AD (and really, why would you *not*?), the best code repository to be aware of is https://github.com/AzureADSamples. TONS of samples with documentation showing many different scenarios. This […] Read More

Using Event Hub and EventProcessorHost on Azure Government

There are few needs which apply to almost every industry when it comes to building software and solutions to meet the needs of that industry. Manufacturing, healthcare, industrial, education, home automation, military and public safety […] Read More

How to Install Windows 10 Preview on a WinBook TW700

I picked up a couple WinBook TW700’s from MicroCenter back around Christmas time and after seeing some good stability results running Windows 10 preview on my Surface Pro 3 I thought the tablet would be […] Read More

Get Started with PowerShell on Azure Government

Many folks using Azure Government probably have a subscription or two on public Azure. If you’re bouncing between environments and using PowerShell on each, it could become cumbersome to switch between them. This post shows […] Read More

Starting 2015 Fresh with a New Job

The title says it all…my last day with Neudesic is this Friday. To give you a hint for who my new employer is, I just added Satya Nadella to my “coworkers” list on Twitter. More […] Read More

Live 360 Bootstrap in SharePoint Session

I have the privilege of presenting a couple sessions this week at the Live! 360 Conference in Orlando, FL and I just finished presenting “How to Improve the SharePoint UI using Bootstrap 3”. This was […] Read More

Interactive Ratings in Search Results

I found a great post that saved me a TON of time when working on a solution to bring in interactive ratings of documents to a search results page. Thank you Eugene! (Not sure what […] Read More

To-Do When Adding Managed Property Mapping to Hover Panel

I often have a request to display custom data in a search hover panel in SharePoint 2013. No big deal…pop open the IDE of your choice (BTW, if you have a favorite IDE other than […] Read More