Datapolis Process System Tutorial: Calling REST Services

This tutorial will show you how to use Call REST Service function to get data (in this example it will be JSON) from external REST service. For this tutorial I will use service, which returns us currency exchange rate for different kind of currencies. The end result looks like this: 1. Creating workflow Create simple workflow…Read more Datapolis Process System Tutorial: Calling REST Services

SharePoint Framework: A new breath for SharePoint development. Part 1: Date Picker

In this post I am not going to focus on how to work with SharePoint API, create a first app, and deploy it because Microsoft already prepared sample projects and documentation together with a 6-part YouTube tutorial (link : http://dev.office.com/sharepoint/docs/spfx/web-parts/get-started/build-a-hello-world-web-part). But, to say it short, I wrote how to run a created project.

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Client Side Rendering with JavaScript Templates in SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2010 we used XSLT to customize the look of lists and forms. Client Side Rendering (CSR) in SharePoint 2013 is the next step in easy customization and changing the look of SharePoint. CSR is based on JavaScript (and HTML), so its flexibility allows using it in sandbox solutions and SharePoint Online where there is no place to use code-behind.

Drop folder cleanup. How to achieve it in few easy steps?

If you use Team Foundation Server or Visual Studio Online automatic build, you probably know that the output of your build may contain large number of files that are not necessarily required. A build drop location in many cases may contain hundreds or even thousands of files. Because of that it may be extremely difficult…Read more Drop folder cleanup. How to achieve it in few easy steps?

DataTables Are Useful in SharePoint – So Why Not Use Them?

If you need to query a data source many times in order to fulfill your requirements, you may consider storing part of that source in the memory of the server that is executing your business logic, and query the cached data instead of the database. This will obviously put an extra load on the server,…Read more DataTables Are Useful in SharePoint – So Why Not Use Them?

Building Azure and SharePoint packages during Team Build

Przemysław Orlik Some time ago one of my colleagues needed to create one build definition for building a solution he was working on. The solution consisted of 2 Visual Studio solutions, one for the backend and one for the frontend. For the backend he was using Azure Could Service with Web Role and for the…Read more Building Azure and SharePoint packages during Team Build