How to Get Login Name and Display Name using SharePoint 2013 REST API

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Working with REST API is quite simple and straight forward, for example when you need to fetch data from a list you can use the following JQuery Ajax code snippet: jQuery.ajax({ url: "http://YourSite/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('ListName')/items", type: "GET", headers: { "Accept": "application/json;odata=verbose" }, success: function(data, textStatus, xhr) { ...

SharePoint 2013: Create a Metro Live Tile using MetroJS, JsRender and the new REST API

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Hi guys, One of the biggest changes made in SharePoint 2013 is the UI. And of course I’m talking about The Metro UI Style. We see it ,feel it and interact with it since Microsoft introduced Windows phone 7. and later on in Windows 8 etc... As stated on Wikipedia “A key design principle of Metro is better focus on the content of applications, relying more on typography and less on graphics ("content before chrome").” More and more websites are adopting the Metro UI Style, web sites like www.microsoft.com, www.touchality.com and www.mykindofphone.com. more examples you can find here. We will focus on the Metro...

Step by step example of creating SharePoint 2013 App using Napa office 365 development tool

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Hi guys, I will show you a simple example of creating an SharePoint app using Napa office 365 development tools. I will use office 365 enterprise preview. 1) First you need to register to office 365 enterprise preview, It’s easy, all you need to do is to fill the form and wait until you get your own SharePoint farm 2) when your site is ready to go, I will recommend to get the free “Napa office 365 development tools” app from the app store ,it’s like a small web version of Visual Studio so for this example you won’t need to download VS2012. All...