Announcement: Apps for Office and SharePoint blog has moved

This is the final Apps for Office and SharePoint blog post. We’ve moved to the Office Developer blog, in this new location: http://blogs.office.com/dev Here is the RSS feed for the new Office Developer blog: http://blogs.office.com/feed/?filter-audience=dev Please join us in this new location to keep reading all the latest news about developing Apps for Office and…


Announcing Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio — Preview

UPDATE 5/12/2014 – A new preview is available. You can now access the Office 365 APIs using client libraries available for .NET and JavaScript. See: .NET and JavaScript libraries for Office 365 APIs Office 365 APIs enable developers to integrate Office resources (such as calendars, contacts, mail, files, and profile information) directly into their custom…


New content for SharePoint developers: Infographics!

In this post, learn about the new infographics that visually explain many aspects of SharePoint development. The infographics cover a wide range of topics from explaining what SharePoint is to detailing the workflow architecture, to a comprehensive selection of apps for SharePoint topics. We are committed to provide exciting and modern content for developers. For…


Introducing: The SharePoint and VBA Code Analyzer

Learn about a tool that analyzes your SharePoint full-trust code solutions and Office add-ins and macros to help you redesign them for the app model. Security is important to us—your code remains private while using the tool. The app model is a great tool that fully embraces the benefits of moving to the cloud, but…


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…


Enable app SideLoading in your non-developer site collection

Visual Studio allows developers to sideload apps for development and test use only. In this post, we’ll walk through what app sideloading is, when it’s appropriate to sideload SharePoint apps, and how to solve the "Sideloading of apps is not enabled on this site” error commonly encountered when sideloading apps from Visual Studio. What is…


App Showcase: My SharePoint Sites from QuePort

Sometimes, a simple tweak can make navigating a website so much easier. Thomas Herbst, a developer at QuePort, realized this when creating the My SharePoint Sites app. This app for SharePoint adds quick navigation to all sites in a given site collection. Users can jump quickly from site to site from the suite bar. Figure…


All About Newsfeeds With Your Cloud Business App

Cloud Business Apps in Visual Studio 2013 allow you to easily integrate with SharePoint and use the Office 365 collaboration and social features – including newsfeeds.  You can now expose entity data in your app as a newsfeed so that users can choose to follow your app and receive posts to their personal newsfeed each…


Using the Person Business Type in Cloud Business Apps

The Person business type is a feature of the new Cloud Business App project introduced in Visual Studio 2013. The Cloud Business App project streamlines the way you build modern business applications for Office 365 and SharePoint 2013. The Person business type makes it easy to add and manage people-related data in your application. In…


Announcing the new http://dev.office.com

  We continue to make progress in unifying our platform and providing one consistent experience for developers across our various workloads, and today we are excited to announce the launch of a newly streamlined Office Dev Center (http://dev.office.com). The site has been redesigned to help developers of Office, SharePoint, Exchange, and Lync find top development…