SharePoint links of the week [May 23]

SharePoint links of the week [May 23] edition is to share the useful links we come across while working/learning SharePoint, office 365 and yammer. We would like to share the useful links we have come across from the web, hope that the below links will be useful for you. There is so much to share with you all, because there is a lot of updates happening in SharePoint, very good information is shared throughout the community. We are trying our best to provide what we come across this week. We always encourage you to share the useful links or details in the below comments section so that it will be useful for all of us.

We found below links are very useful and learned new things. We are sure you will learn from the below links as much as we learned from these links.

SP24 Sessions are now on-demand[24-hour virtual SharePoint Conference]

SP24 is a 24 hour virtual SharePoint conference, which was started on 16th April 2014, 10 PM GMT and went for the next 24 hours on various concepts in SharePoint, Office 365 and Yammer. There were more than 50 MVPS , MCMs, MCTs delivered sessions in this conference. All those sessions are available now on demand basis. These sessions  are great resources to enhance our SharePoint skills. With the great success of SP24, again on May 1st, 2014 SP 24 Rewound took place. Thanks to SP24 team for the great job they have done.

We are watching and learning from these sessions, we hope that you will also learn and get benefit by watching these great sessions.

Office 365 - Start your free 1-month trial

You can sign up Office 365 for one month free trail and you don't have to submit your credit card details.

Autohosted Apps Preview program will end on June 30, 2014

Autohosted apps preview program was one of the patterns we had when SharePoint 2013 was released. Microsoft now confirmed that this program will end by June 30 2014. This means if you have developed any apps in production environment using Autohosted model, you need to convert them to provider hosted app.

Please check this link for converting Autohosted apps to Provider hosted app.

Now we have only two patterns to choose to develop Apps, one SharePoint hosted app and another one is provide hosted apps. Please check the updated article on patterns in SharePoint app development.

TechEd North America 2014 - SharePoint

This month we had Teched in North America from May 12 to May 15. You can find all the recorded sessions for SharePoint and hands on labs for various concepts. This provides an opportunity for all us to learn more about SharePoint.

Connected SharePoint app parts

We have options to connect app parts, one is client side route and another one is server side route. The above article explains about the server side route in detail. We would suggest you to follow @vesajuvonen to know latest updates on SharePoint app development.

Install SharePoint 2010

We are working for a client where they are using SharePoint 2010 in their environment, so I had to install SharePoint 2010 to analyze/develop few components. I had come across above link which helped me to install SharePoint 2010 quickly in Azure. Andreas explains every step in details.

This article is a series of 9 sets of articles with complete steps.

  1. Overview and hardware requirements.
  2. Windows Server 2008 R2 software requirements.
  3. Windows Server 2008 R2 configuration.
  4. Active Directory installation and configuration.
  5. Administrative and service accounts.
  6. SQL Server 2008 R2 software requirements.
  7. SQL Server 2008 R2 installation and configuration.
  8. SharePoint Server 2010 installation.
  9. SharePoint Server 2010 configuration.

We hope this might be useful to you, if you want to setup, SharePoint 2010 environment in standalone server.

Do you have any useful SharePoint links to share with us?

You are welcome to share the useful SharePoint links that you come across while working or learning with SharePoint. Please use below comments sections or send me an email at in Advance.

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Devendra Velegandla is a five-time recipient of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award (2014-2019) for Office Apps and Services, Office Servers and Services MVP and  SharePoint Server. He received the MCC award for his contributions in Microsoft MSDN/TechNet forums. He loves sharing articles, videos, and tutorial on SharePoint and Office 365.