Using jQuery and jqplot in your display template to show a piechart refiner

With the display templates in SharePoint 2013 being built in html and javascript you can easily re-use exisiting javascript frameworks like jQuery. The jquery plugin called jqplot is one of many charting plugins available. It is more or less randomly chosen and the technique shown in this post can be re-used with many other plugins…

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Utilizing Web Apps 2010 to get PowerPoint search document previews of SharePoint 2010 content in SharePoint 2013 search

  With the new SharePoint 2013 (preview) and Office Web Apps (OWA) there are beautiful previews of PowerPoint (and Word) documents. The requirement is that the documents are stored in SharePoint 2013 as well. There are rumors that you should get previews of content stored in SharePoint 2010, but until now I haven’t seen this…

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