Category Archives: SharePoint

SPS Munich 2015: A look back at a fantastic day

Hosting the first SPS event in Germany was a huge honor (hard work!) and something we really look forward to doing again. We hope to see many new and old faces once again in 12 months where we promise more learning, more fun and more beer! Read the entire recap with slidedecks an pictures on […]

Leverage Azure Machine learning in SharePoint

The Text Analytics API, part of Microsoft Azure Machine Learning platform, allows devs to submit text to the Text Analytics API. The API then analyzes this text, and is able to perform sentiment analysis, or keyword extraction. For example, it is able to determine whether a sentence like “Azure Machine Learning is a very powerful […]

Creating Office add-ins – using ADAL JS and the Office 365 Unified API

Since my last post on Azure Analytics (thanks to everyone that shared) and now that it is summer and things are calming down a bit, I wanted to play around a little with all the new shiny stuff that is getting released by Microsoft around Office 365, Azure and SharePoint. Today I’m going to focus on […]

STOP using SPDisposeCheck (or MSOCAF) with SharePoint 2013!

SharePoint apps and farm solutions require all sorts of system resources. These resources could involve memory, system handles or even database connections. Not dealing correctly with them can introduce nasty bugs and performance issues. The .NET CLR supports automatic memory management, using the garbage collector. But other resources need to be dealt with using bespoke code. […]

I am on the road again! Watch out!

One of the advantages of being your own boss is, that you can mostly decide yourself what to do with your time. Even better if it is also for the benefit of your company. For those who know me personally probably know that I just love to speak! (and talk, but that is a different […]