Successfully crafting a mail app using the Lean Startup methodology

The blog post describes how to use the Lean Startup methodology to develop a real "Who’s Who" mail app. Introduction I am a new program manager (PM) to the Microsoft ecoSystem team. The team focuses on apps for Office and SharePoint-so it’s natural for us to create mail apps. I was recently asked to revamp…


Publishing apps for Office and SharePoint to Windows Azure Websites

Windows Azure Websites are a great hosting platform for a variety of applications – and your app can be one of them. Azure Websites are easy to create and offer advanced management, scalability, and load-balancing features – and of course, great integration with Visual Studio. With our new streamlined experience for publishing apps for Office…


Calling all SharePoint Conference 2014 attendees!

If you’re attending the SharePoint Conference this year, do not miss the Design Time sessions! Check out the Invitation to Design Time sessions at the SharePoint Conference 2014 blog post for details. We’re offering Design Time sessions around six popular tracks including a Developer track, where if you’re selected, will get an opportunity to chat…