SharePoint How-To


Come see my three session at SPLive360 in Orlando 1

What am I speaking on I am honored to be accepted to speak at this auspicious event led by co-Chairs Andrew Connell and Dan Holme this November 18th through 22nd, at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal in Orlando, Florida. I will be delivering three sessions SPH14 Case Study: When […]


ACTUALLY RESOLVED: Unable to Create List using SharePoint 2013 REST API in SPD2013 29

Are you ready for this? Im never satisfied with the answer “No you cant do that”, not as a Developer 🙂 So, i began to read through some TechNet and MSDN articles for Workflow and found this Gem. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj822159.aspx The issue faced is with the SharePoint 2013 REST API in SharePoint […]


RESOLVED: Unable to Create List using SharePoint 2013 REST API in SPD2013 1

Summation Ill start this post out by saying that this is why i so LOVE the SharePoint Community. It is a true example of "many hands make light work”, first Jim Bob Howard @jbhoward one of my @PlanetTech work colleagues faced a problem, since it was a topic of interest […]


Using the Call HTTP Web Service REST Calls in SharePoint Online using SPD 10

Précis So I’ve had folks say that they still cant make the leap and get my examples to work in Office 365 SharePoint Online, so this post is to Prove out that IT can be done, there is no smoke and mirrors, I just wanted folks to take what I […]


Creating a SharePoint Timer Job using SharePoint Designer 2013 31

What do i really mean? Now that I have got your attention with that eye catching title of a SharePoint Timer Job in SharePoint Designer 2013, let me expand and qualify it.  So, what I will be doing exactly is Inspecting a List (a Task List actually) for Tasks that […]


How To: Create SharePoint 2013 Workflow App-Site Columns to Fully Deployed App using Visual Studio 2012 19

Précis *** Feel free to skip this section unless you want background information on the genesis of this blog post*** Good day all, to appreciate this SharePoint 2013 Workflow blog let me set the stage of my day. Two days ago, I put together a PowerShell Script that laid down […]


Addenda to Finally a SharePoint Designer every BA and Dev will Love

Alas, it was getting a bit busy on the blog post to cram so much Information so this Post follows on the 2 that were already done. Part 1 – Stages, Steps, Loops, and Visio Professional 2013 Part 2 – Put it all together with HTTP Service Calls via REST […]


Part 2 of Finally a SharePoint Designer that Developer and BAs will Love 9

Purpose of this Blog Post & Primer for this Post This post follows up on a previous post below where we discussed Workflows in SharePoint 2013 through the eyes of SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visio Professional 2013. Part 1 is linked below, this is Part 2 Part 1 – Stages, […]


Meet Fabian Williams at the SharePoint Symposium Washington DC Renaissance November 17,2010 1

I will be part of a panel called “Stump the SharePoint Consultant” between 10:45 am to 11:30 am – Track 3 SharePoint Ecosystem I know a few of these panelist also and I am sure it will be a great discussion forum.  Looking forward to seeing you there.    


SharePoint Template Question Revealed – Where is the Intranet Collaboration Template in 2010

Synopsis So I am on a client site this week yet again and I am doing an Envisioning, ADS, and a SharePoint Intranet Base Install.  Now that I am about to talk Taxonomy and Information Architecture, we touched on just having a few sites to begin with so they are […]