The SharePoint & jQuery Guide

So, you’ve finally succumbed to the hype and decided to use jQuery in SharePoint? Good for you. I’m sure you are fully prepared with the knowledge of the pros and cons using jQuery as well as have all the requisite knowledge. You should NOT be writing jQuery in SharePoint if… You don’t? You mean you are going to copy and paste scripts from blogs and then ask the blogger to modify the script to work for your particular circumstance? Oh, that’s nice.  Well, assuming you actually want to understand what you are doing, maybe even learn a thing or two, Continue reading The SharePoint & jQuery Guide

The SharePoint & jQuery Guide

Body: So, you’ve finally succumbed to the hype and decided to use jQuery in SharePoint? Good for you. I’m sure you are fully prepared with the knowledge of the pros and cons using jQuery as well as have all the requisite knowledge. You should NOT be writing jQuery in SharePoint if… You don’t? You mean you are going to copy and paste scripts from blogs and then ask the blogger to modify the script to work for your particular circumstance? Oh, that’s nice. Well, assuming you actually want to understand what you are doing, maybe even learn a thing or Continue reading The SharePoint & jQuery Guide

When to Choose SPServices vs. the Client Side Object Model (CSOM)

Body: ​This is a cross post with Marc Anderson. I changed it as needed so that it makes sense to the reader of this blog. —————————— Marc Anderson (@sympmarc) and I had a Twonversation with Jeff Jones (@SPJeff) about a month ago about when it is good to use SharePoint’s Client Side Object Model (CSOM) over SPServices. You can see the important bits of that conversation in the image to the right. (Yeah, it’s taken us forever to get this post done. I blame Marc.) In fact, Marc and I often are asked “When should you use SPServices vs. the CSOM?” Continue reading When to Choose SPServices vs. the Client Side Object Model (CSOM)

The Expert’s Conference 2012 – 400 level sessions for all…

Body: The Expert’s Conference (TEC) is coming up fast (April 29th – May 2nd) in San Diego, CA. TEC is unique in that it is specifically geared towards in-depth, 400 level sessions that are all deep dives. No overview sessions, no intro stuff. This is where the rubber-meets-the-road and you find out exactly HOW to do that really cool stuff you’ve previously only seen or heard about. Remember those two slides that were glossed over at the last conference you attended and you thought “WAIT! That’s what I wanted to learn about”. Well, this is the conference to help you Continue reading The Expert’s Conference 2012 – 400 level sessions for all…