Creating Your First Windows 8 Application using the Client Object Model (CSOM) and JavaScript

Body: Definitely one of my highlights from 2012 was presenting a session at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference in Vegas with my cohort Eric Harlan. In our session we built a Windows 8 application using HTML and CSOM to retrieve and post information for SharePoint 2013’s Social features. We got a lot of great feedback on the session and actually scored fairly well tell too. I think what resonated with the audience is that we built the application step-by-step and even allowed the application to throw many of the errors I ran into when writing the application. I wanted to bring Continue reading Creating Your First Windows 8 Application using the Client Object Model (CSOM) and JavaScript

Just Communicate!!!

Body: According to TripIt I traveled over 120 days last year. That may sound like a lot, but the bright side is that when I’m not traveling, I’m likely sitting at home in my pj’s with a big cup of coffee. So, 120+ days of travel really doesn’t bother me at all. However, that means that around 240 days a year I’m at home, and when I’m working, it’s just me in my office sitting in front of my computer. This allows me to get a LOT more work done than going into the office every morning, fighting traffic on Continue reading Just Communicate!!!