Setting up Office 365 for SharePoint App Development

This is fairly straight forward. Sign up for the Office 365 account for developers using this link. You can sign up for a 30 days free Office 365 account with the developer license. Once you get the Office 365 environment, you can start developing apps for SharePoint online. There 3 types of SharePoint apps (this … Continue reading Setting up Office 365 for SharePoint App Development

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Accessing Contacts Information in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 SDK has lots of updates and changes compared to Windows 8 SDK. As an epitome of all these changes most of the Windows 8 SDK methods and classes have been deprecated and not advised to be used in the new development. This post shows how to access the Contacts information in Windows 8.1 … Continue reading Accessing Contacts Information in Windows 8.1

WinRT or WinMD Components

The WinRT platform provides developers with a new way to build reusable software components. WinRT types packaged in a WinRT component, also called a WinMD component (WinRT components == WinMD components). In traditional .NET application development, you could create a dynamic-link library (DLL) as a managed class library and use it in one or more … Continue reading WinRT or WinMD Components

Office 365 – SharePoint app development using Napa

This post contains few important screenshots of Office 365 SharePoint app development using Napa. Napa is a free Office 365 app which brings a development environment within the browser, though this not enough for most of the advanced developments this is quite handy it has debug mode, intellisense and other cool features. And also you … Continue reading Office 365 – SharePoint app development using Napa