Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio – Users and Files

The Office 365 APIs allow you to easily integrate Office 365 services into your apps in a consistent way. You can access user data like calendars, documents and more using REST APIs and standard OAuth flows from any platform. The Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio make it super easy for developers to access… Read more

New Preview of Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio

Amongst the multitude of developer-focused announcements we made this week at TechEd, we also released a new preview of the Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio. This latest update supports a lot more project types and includes .NET and JavaScript client libraries that make it really easy to authenticate against and use Office 365… Read more

Exciting Times for .NET

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at //build/ which is the premiere developer event of the year for Microsoft. As I mentioned in the rollup yesterday, yours truly spoke in the Office & SharePoint developer track. According to the tweets and feedback afterwards, my session went really well. You can watch it here:… Read more

Channel 9 Video: Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio

UPDATE 5/14/14: The team released a new preview this week! See: New Preview of Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio I was in Redmond last week so I grabbed the old pocket camera and a conference room for an off-the-cuff interview with Michael Zlatkovsky, a Program Manager on the Cloud Business Apps team. Michael… Read more

LightSwitch Community and Content Rollup–February 2014 (+March Update Released!)

A while back I started posting a monthly rollup of interesting community happenings, content, samples and extensions popping up around Visual Studio LightSwitch. If you missed those rollups you can check them all out here: LightSwitch Community & Content Rollups. I know this is the February rollup but I can’t leave out what we did… Read more

Beginning LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2013 – Address Book HTML Sample

I just uploaded the completed sample that you build step-by-step in the Beginning LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2013 Article Series. If you’re completely new to LightSwitch or HTML5/JavaScript development, then this series is for you. It walks you through everything you need to know to get started quickly building professional quality business apps for mobile… Read more

LightSwitch Community & Content Rollup–January 2014

A while back I started posting a monthly rollup of interesting community happenings, content, samples and extensions popping up around Visual Studio LightSwitch. If you missed those rollups you can check them all out here: LightSwitch Community & Content Rollups. Wow! What a month. I have been really heads down working on a lot of… Read more

Beginning LightSwitch in VS 2013 Part 5: May I? Controlling Access with User Permissions

NOTE: This is the Visual Studio 2013 update of the popular Beginning LightSwitch article series. For previous versions see: Visual Studio 2012: Part 5: May I? Controlling Access with User Permissions Visual Studio 2010: Part 5: May I? Controlling Access with User Permissions Welcome to Part 5 of the Beginning LightSwitch in Visual Studio 2013… Read more

LightSwitch Community & Content Rollup- November 2013

A while back I started posting a monthly rollup of interesting community happenings, content, samples and extensions popping up around Visual Studio LightSwitch. If you missed those rollups you can check them all out here: LightSwitch Community & Content Rollups. November was another exciting month with the Visual Studio Launch event and MVP summit taking… Read more

Beginning LightSwitch in VS 2013 Part 4: Too much information! Sorting and Filtering Data with Queries

NOTE: This is the Visual Studio 2013 update of the popular Beginning LightSwitch article series. For previous versions see: Visual Studio 2012: Part 4: Too much information! Sorting and Filtering Data with Queries Visual Studio 2010: Part 4: Too much information! Sorting and Filtering Data with Queries Welcome to Part 3 of the Beginning LightSwitch… Read more