Deep-Dive of SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 Proven Development Strategies

Posted by EPC Group on Jan.15, 2015 1:07 pm

Deep-Dive of SharePoint 2013 & Office 365 Proven Development Strategies

 

This EPC Group blog post will cover the latest tools and technologies for performing custom development onSharePoint Server 2013, Office 365, SharePoint Online and Windows Azure environments. We will also discuss development strategies for organizations who plan to have these technology assets deployed both on-premises as well as in the cloud and require applications that are compatible as well as secure in a hybrid cloud environment.

The new SharePoint app model, as shown in the first image below, has been designed in a distributed nature to support applications regardless of where they are hosted, as shown in the second image below, to ensure that SharePoint will be able adapt and evolve over time and scale with your business.

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Topics: Custom Development Identity Management Microsoft Azure NET Development Office 365 Development SharePoint App Model Workflow Development

The REST APIs and OData in SharePoint 2013

Posted by EPC Group on Jan.18, 2015 2:00 pm

The REST APIs and OData in SharePoint 2013

 

REST APIs in SharePoint 2013 are now compatible with OData, the industry standard for creating and consuming data APIs. The official reference for OData, as well as to track updates regarding this industry standard, can be found at the following link: http://www.odata.org

OData’s official description, in essence, states that OData builds on core protocols like HTTP and commonly accepted methodologies like REST, resulting in a uniform way to expose full-featured data APIs.

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Topics: Application Development Custom Development NET Development Office 365 Development SharePoint 2013 Development