Category Archives: SharePoint Online

SharePoint-hosted QnA versus QnA Maker, how do they compare to eachother

Hi, I’ve a little bit tackled this topic in my previous post but I’m now going to elaborate more and come with concrete results. Before making the comparison between a SharePoint-Hosted QnA and QnA Maker, let me describe shortly what QnA … Continue reading

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Building the nextgen SharePoint search through a BOT and LUIS?

Hi, I’ve recently worked on creating a BOT with the Microsoft Bot framework that handles queries from end users expressed in natural language. The BOT leverages #LUIS, Microsoft’s NLP engine, in order to extract entities and semantics our of the … Continue reading

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Have a #Bing / #Google like search experience in #SPO using Azure Cognitive Services

Hi, Microsoft recently made Azure Cognitive Services available (in preview at the time of writing). This new set of APIs is built on top of Azure’s API Management building block and points to well known APIs (Machine Learning, Bing…) that … Continue reading

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Accessing SharePoint Online from Java, PHP, etc.

Hi, I recently got a question from Java developers who wanted to consume the online SharePoint REST APIs from a background job (no possible interaction with end users). As I’m really working with the Microsoft stack, I thought about the … Continue reading

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My Top 3 SharePoint Online oddities

Hi, Here is my list of the weirdest issues I have experienced with SharePoint Online. Some of them are also reproduceable on-prem, some are not. I don’t know if these are bugs or “by design” issues. List with unique permissions … Continue reading

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All you need to know about Azure Active Directory Applications in a few lines

Hi, I’ve been digging quite in depth the Azure Active Directory Applications lately and although, a lot of information is already available on the web, it is hard to find a resource that summarizes it all. So, here are the … Continue reading

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SharePointOnlineCredentials versus Azure Active Directory Apps versus ACS Apps

Hi, I’ve just posted a tip on how to consume CSOM with Azure Active Directory Apps and behind that tip, there is a broader question regarding the various ways to interact with SharePoint Online. Today, we have three possible methods: … Continue reading

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