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Gotcha on SharePoint Designer Workflows in App Step 26

Why write this post? A colleague of mine at work came at me with a problem with one of his Workflows he was authoring in SharePoint Designer 2013 (SPD) against #SharePoint 2013 Server On Premises.  Now before you say “… well that is what you get for using SPD”, he […]


SharePoint Saturday DC Chevy Chase 2014 Wrap Up

Today June 7th we had SharePoint Saturday DC in Chevy Chase Microsoft facility. I delivered a Session “The Evolution of Workflows in SharePoint 2013” with a focus on External Data using REST, JSON, the new HTTP Web Call and the Dictionary Object.  This post is to get all the assets […]


Watch All My Sessions at SharePoint Conference 2014

A few weeks ago I was honored to speak at this years SharePoint Conference held at the Venetian in Las Vegas. I delivered three (3) Sessions which focused largely on: Business Connectivity Services (BCS) in SharePoint Server On Premises and Online – Hybrid BCS Apps highlighting some of the new […]


My SharePoint Conference 2014 Wrap Up 4

The Lead Up Back in November 2013 as I was delivering sessions for Andrew Connell @AndrewConnell and Dan Holme @DanHolme at #SPLive, I also got the great news that I was accepted to speak at SharePoint Conference 2014 #SPC14 with three (3) sessions.  This was obviously fantastic news, scary, but […]


Game Plan for SharePoint Conference Session 330 and 313 1

What’s our Theme I have three sessions at SharePoint Conference 2014 and the overarching theme of my sessions and perhaps for the Conference will be centered around Cloud, Apps, and Hybrid.  Please visit this blog to see more details about my sessions, I am using this blog post to refine […]


Check out my SharePoint Conference 2014 Session Teaser 2

Movie Trailers and More for my SPC Sessions In the lead up to SharePoint Conference 2014 on March 3rd through 6th at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas session speakers are doing all they can to drum up excitement (rightfully so) for their sessions.  Keep up on all my session […]


SQL Azure to EF5 to OData to BCS EL 3

Précis So yesterday, I was talking with Ted Pattison as he did a Critical Path class on the Great SharePoint Adventure (GSA) and a question was asked by one of his students about using Entity Framework to connect to a Oracle Database and then make an External Content Type and […]


Wrap-up on my SPSDC Workflow Session

Thanks Another year and another successful even by the Organizers (Dan, Adam, Rachel) and all the Volunteers at SharePoint Saturday Washington D.C. – Reston.  I was honored to be an accepted speaker and I delivered this session “The Evolution of Workflows in SharePoint 2013 – A Story about External Calls […]


Why it pays to have Smart Friends to Encourage you

Why write this blog post? Sure its late and YES I could be rotting my brain away on the Idiot Box, but what started off as a Taunt by Ram turned out to consume my life for 2 days straight but with useful results, challenges that were overcome, and a […]