Category Archives: SharePoint

Building the nextgen SharePoint search through a BOT and LUIS?

Hi, [Update: 09/2017]: I demonstrate this from A to Z in my online course on Channel9 https://channel9.msdn.com/niners/stephaneey , feel free to watch episode 5 demonstrating this using Azure Cognitive Services. I’ve recently worked on creating a BOT with the Microsoft Bot framework … Continue reading

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SharePoint & IBM Connections better together?

Hi, In my previous posts on IBM Connections vs SharePoint which you can find here, I tried to shed some light on the pros & cons of each platform regarding Social Business & Document Management.If you read those posts, you … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 vs IBM Connections 4.5 – Metadata, Office Integration + Mobile support – Comparison from the field

Hi, I’ve already published one blog post about a broader comparison between these products. You can read it here: http://www.silver-it.com/node/157 It caused some IBM people to react and that’s great since this is what I expected. They have pinpointed some … Continue reading

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Extending SharePoint 2013’s REST _api endpoints – handling ComplexType input parameters with POST

Hi, If you haven’t read my adventures with the extension of the REST API endpoints, you can go read my previous blog posts on the topic. For one of the projects I’m working on, I need to create some resources … Continue reading

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Extending SharePoint 2013’s REST _api endpoints – write operations with POST

Hi, If you haven’t read my previous post on this topic, please go read http://www.silver-it.com/node/160 it since I’m only going to focus on the write operations here. As you know, in REST, whenever you want to create a resource, you … Continue reading

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Extending SharePoint 2013’s REST _api endpoints with Complex Types & Collections

Hi, First, I’d like to thank Chris Givens (@givenscj) and Steve Curran (@spsteve) for their help on this topic. Chris has recently published an excellent blog post on this topic http://blogs.architectingconnectedsystems.com/blogs/cjg/archive/2014/04/17/Extending-SharePoint-2013-REST-APIs.aspx and a sample solution http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Extending-SharePoint-2013-c39d01ae. Chris replied to one … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 – My top 10 tips to speed up a development environment

Hi, I’ve been working with SharePoint for quite a few years now in many different environments using both on-premises and Cloud-based solutions and a constant remains : SharePoint development environments are slow… Here are a few tips that can help … Continue reading

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