Reflections on ASPC2016

What is ASPC 2016 and why should you care? ASPC aka Arctic SharePoint Challenge and in this year 2016 is an event in Oslo, Norway at the beautiful Voksenåsen Hotel. To summarize their mission statement, it is an event geared to stimulate collaborate learning, networking and idea sharing through hands-on […]

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Jailbreak Mobile App – From Idea to Product Release

This community mobile app is a cross platform mobile solution built with Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms, on a Windows Azure Mobile Service (WAMS) ASP.Net Endpoint with  SQL Azure Backend. The solution is however frontloaded by Azure API Management as a Product API with Subscription Key access.  The management of the App in the Back […]


Setting up a SharePoint 2016 Preview Farm in Azure 4

Précis This blog post depicts my journey of setting up a SharePoint 2016 Preview Farm using Virtual Machines in Azure. This farm will include servers with the following roles 1. Server 1 – Active Directory Domain Service (ADDS) Domain Controller 2. Server 2 – Database Server (SQL Server 2014) 3. […]

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Thank you Xamarin for the honor of the MVP status

I am honored to have been awarded the MVP status for Xamarin in this recent rotation.  Since I found out about Xamarin as an option in Windows Azure Mobile Services (WAMS) through Microsoft Azure, I recognized that this tool would give me an entry point into mobile development with a […]


SharePoint Saturday Baltimore 2015 wrap up

Yesterday I had the pleasure of speaking at SharePoint Saturday in Baltimore Maryland.  My session was a phrase that I coined when I was delivering my part of an all day Pre-Con at Microsoft Ignite this year.. it is “Hybrid is the new On-Prem”.  This theme about Hybrid is something […]

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Xamarin.Forms – Basic Stuff to WAMS Expert–Part 2 2

Series Part 1: http://www.fabiangwilliams.com/2015/06/18/xamarin-forms-basic-stuff-to-wams-expert/  Part 2: this post Prep Work and Catch Up Now that Part 1 is complete and we have seen how to create a simple Xamarin cross platform application with some customized navigation elements its time to put some business use cases behind it by coupling it […]


Xamarin.Forms – Basic Stuff to WAMS Expert 3

Précis This blog post as with all my blog post not only tells a legitimate use case but it also provides training aid not only to myself but to all that visit my blog site.  This post will look at Xamarin as a technology for Mobile App development as well […]

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My SharePoint Evolution Conference London 2015 Wrap-up 1

As we settle back into work mode, we look back on the week of April 19th and for those of us fortunate to have been at the SharePoint Evolution Conference hosted by Combined Knowledge in London, United Kingdom between last Monday through Wednesday, we witnessed and experienced quiet a lot.  […]


Troubleshooting iTunesConnect Invalid Binary with Xamarin Project

<whypostthis>I am trying to get help in StackOverflow but because I do not have a 10 reputation, I used stack much, I cannot add more than one hyperlink and i cannot add any images</whypostthis> StackOverflow link – http://stackoverflow.com/questions/29037759/invalid-binary-in-itunesconnect-on-xamarin-project  Begin Updates March 13th, 2015 – Section added at the bottom to […]

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My recommended way for ALM in Mobile Development 1

Scope and purpose of this blog post Hallo Hallo, this blog post may seem random at the time I am posting it but in short order you will also be seeing blog series i am doing for SharePoint Pro Magazine, be sure to check it out and all my other […]