Depending on where your data lives, it may take a few seconds for that data to display in the PowerApp. There is nothing that drives users more nuts than just staring at a screen as it does nothing, wondering if it's frozen or broken. PowerApps does have that useless little loading dots thing at the... Continue Reading →
How to work with large lists in Office 365 SharePoint Online
What's a large list? Anything over 5,000 items. Why is this such a low limit? Great question, and Microsoft does a good job explaining it in their help documents: To minimize database contention SQL Server, the back-end database for SharePoint, often uses row-level locking as a strategy to ensure accurate updates without adversely impacting other... Continue Reading →
Presentation: Using SharePoint Online for your web site, it’s more than just SharePoint
This past weekend I had the privilege, no, the honor to present at the 2nd SharePoint Saturday in Connecticut. It was a great day! I learned some new stuff, as well as got to meet some other great speakers from our community. I was able to present my talk on using SharePoint Online for your website,... Continue Reading →
Speaking at SharePoint Saturday Connecticut, Nov 8th
I am very pleased to share that I'm speaking at SharePoint Saturday in Connecticut, on November 8th! More details: http://www.spsevents.org/city/ct/ct2014 In my session we'll be disussiong Using SharePoint Online for your web site, it's more than just SharePoint. Using SharePoint Online is a great idea for most companies in need of a web site. SPO provides a lot... Continue Reading →
Bringing SharePoint Public: Using SharePoint Online for your web site
I am very pleased to share that I will be presenting at this month's Boston Office 365 user group, on August 21st. I will be sharing about using SharePoint Online public website, which you get with your Office 365 tenant, to host your web site. We'll cover some techie stuff but I will mostly cover... Continue Reading →
Before you make SharePoint Public – 2 more times
I wanted to quickly share on two more options for you to listen in on my session Before you make SharePoint Public. SP24 is reairing all of their sessions, this Wednesday and Thursday, May 14th - 15th. My session will be run Wednesday night, at 9pm EST. I hope you can make it. Check out the wrap up... Continue Reading →
Before You Make SharePoint Public
Today I presented at the first 24-Hour SharePoint Conference! Thank you all for attending. My session was prerecorded, which was a little odd to record a session without an audience, but it was worth it. I had a lot of fun doing it and I had a great turn out. Thanks again for joining! You can watch it... Continue Reading →
I’m Speaking at SP24 – The 24-Hour SharePoint Conference!
I'm very pleased to share that I will be speaking at the first 24-Hour SharePoint Conference on April 16th. My session is on Before you take SharePoint public, and I'll cover... eh, you can watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htClwprrW-E Come join me April 17th from 12-1pm EST!
A Non-Developer’s Intro to the Developer Toolbar: Performance
Sorry for the delay in getting this last post in, it completely skipped my mind. This is part three of my mini-series, part one covered element inspection and part two covers scripting. In this post, we will look into some of the performance tools available to the developer toolbar in Internet Explorer. This will allow... Continue Reading →
My Users Don’t Like SharePoint because it is too slow!
This is Part 7 of my series on 'My Users Don't Like SharePoint...' As your SharePoint matures and grows, it can get considerably larger and complex. Content databases can grow to hundreds of gigs, search indexes grow larger, users rely more on Excel services, additional external business data is pulled in, some custom functionality is... Continue Reading →