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Written on Sep, 25, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Microsoft has recently taken a new approach in developing portals for Office 365. They’re called “NextGen Portals”; Microsoft’s Office Product Management GM Julia White says that they are “intelligent, collaborative, mobile and ready to go”. The first NextGen portals to be released are the Video Portal and Delve, a portal that uses machine learning to connect people with content and people …

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Written on Sep, 17, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

BlueMetal’s Content and Collaboration team has been busy building solutions ranging from portals to intranets to structured collaboration with forms and workflow. Here are a few recent articles from our team members that may be useful to you and the greater community. A series of articles on JSLink by Julie Turner JSLink is a powerful new technology that allows you …

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Written on May, 13, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

At the Ignite conference last week, Microsoft laid out a new vision for collaboration and portals that is a major departure from the site-based approach that has been the core of SharePoint for more than a decade. Microsoft still fully supports SharePoint in its current form and will continue to do so, both on premises and in Office 365, even …

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Written on Mar, 22, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Like notes on a piano, web parts (or any kind of web widgets) are combined in new and unexpected ways on a page. Yet often they don’t play well together. Seemingly every example of an Angular Web Part posted on the web assumes it’s the only thing using Angular on the page. A second instance of the web part, or another …

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Written on Feb, 01, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Microsoft is cleaning house. Now that it has to maintain SharePoint for thousands of enterprises and millions of users in Office 365, Microsoft is working to clean up all the odd and messy bits of its flagship collaboration product. In a recent training course on Microsoft Virtual Academy, Microsoft urged developers to change the way they package and deploy their code in …

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Written on Sep, 15, 2014 by in | Leave a comment
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I was working on a feature stapler to add a list view on the landing page. I simply created an instance of the ListViewWebPart class, set the ListID, ViewGuid and the WebID and added the web part to the page. Great, I saw the web part on the page. But then, I realized that the web part was not rendering …

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Written on Jun, 26, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment

Three BlueMetal speakers will present two topics at SharePoint Saturday NYC on 7/26. Beatrice Baciu and Derek Cash-Peterson will present Leveraging My Sites and User Profiles in SharePoint 2010 and 2013 – a 300-level course in the Advanced .Net Developer track. Jonathan Ralton will present Must Love Term Sets: The New and Improved Managed Metadata Service in SharePoint 2013 – a 200-level …

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Written on Apr, 26, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment

Jon Ralton will present “Taming Your Taxonomy” at SharePoint Saturday Durham on Saturday, May 3 2014. The event will take place at Durham Technical Community College, Phail Wynn Student Center, 1637 East Lawson St. Durham, NC 27703. Click here to register!  

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Written on Apr, 24, 2014 by in | 1 Comment.

[Cross-posted from blog.jonralton.net] A lot of hype was created around the announcement by the Microsoft Office team of InfoPath’s end-of-life announcement (blog post) by Microsoft back in January, accentuated by the ‘InfoPath Funeral’ held at the SharePoint Conference in March. For those following InfoPath’s progress over the past few years, or lack thereof, this was not shocking news. We didn’t …

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Written on Apr, 13, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment

Bob German will present at the Microsoft Life Sciences Partner Workshop on the Cloud and the Future of SharePoint, April 16 in Malvern, PA.  He will present “Developing future-focused solutions on premises” from 9 am – 12 pm. During this two-day workshop the Microsoft Life Sciences team, in collaboration with the Malvern MTC and BlueMetal Architects, will detail their view of …

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