SharePoint and Silverlight Training Course on MSDN

Paul Stubbs just sent me mail about the new SharePoint 2010 and Silverlight Training Course on MSDN.  There are some really great topics with labs covered in this training course! -Mayo

SharePoint Online for Office 365: Developer Guide

The SharePoint Online team has release the SharePoint Online for Office 365: Developer Guide to provide a comprehensive overview of the SPO platform and how developing for SPO differs from SP2010. Give it a read, it’s a great reference. -Mayo


Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Power Tools for SharePoint Online

Developing solutions for SharePoint Online requires they be built using Sandboxed Solutions.  Sandboxed solutions are developed against a scoped version of the Microsoft.SharePoint API specific to the capabilities of the sandbox. While Visual Studio 2010 provides IntelliSense support for the sandbox, compilation support would be even better (so you can catch issues with code copy/pasted…


Couple of interesting Office 365 articles

Interesting article on the economics of Office 365 on PC World and another on the marketplace in the LA Times. -Mayo

New Office 365 Developer Training Course on MSDN

Since we announced Office 365 around the same time as PDC last year, I’ve been talking to a lot of other developers about the platform opportunities for building solutions for Office 365.  In those discussions, the most common question I get is “how is the SharePoint Online/Exchange Online/Lync Online platform different from the SharePoint 2010/Exchange…


More Beta details on Microsoft Office 365 Blog

More details on the beta can be found on the Microsoft Office 365 Blog.  This is a great blog to mark if you’re working with Office 365. -Mayo


Office 365 Public Beta Available Now!

I’m really happy to announce that the Office 365 Beta is now publicly available!  We’ve been getting great feedback from customers using the service and developers building solutions using the platform during the private beta, so I’m really excited now that the service is more widely available. You can make your request to join the…