SharePoint 2013


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 […]


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 […]


Part 2 of 3-Blog Update on SharePoint BCS with full CRUD 5

SharePoint BCS has consistently two of my most heavily viewed/visited post based on WordPress Metrics is the one highlighted below, see the image for the top 5 all How To: Create, Configure, Consume SharePoint 2010 Secure Store in Business Connectivity Services Creating a SharePoint 2010 External Content Type with CRUD […]


Blog Update on SharePoint BCS with full CRUD Part 1 of 3 9

Précis Microsoft SharePoint BCS has consistently two of my most heavily viewed/visited post based on WordPress Metrics is the one highlighted below, see the image for the top 5 all How To: Create, Configure, Consume SharePoint 2010 Secure Store in Business Connectivity Services Creating a SharePoint 2010 External Content Type […]


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 […]


SharePoint Saturday New York 2013 Wrap-up

Praises Year after year the organizers and volunteers that put on SharePoint Saturday New York City #spsnyc do an amazing job and the intensity and excellence keeps getting better year after year.  Fantastic Job Rebecca “Becky” I, Greg G, Jason G, Tasha S, Tom D, Brandon B, Casey S, and […]


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, […]


Limitations when using SharePoint 2013 Workflows to return JSON data 3

Précis I struggled with the title for this blog; dare i say, after spending almost two days trying to make SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visual Studio 2012 Workflow return data from a few notable providers [YouTube, Twitter, iTunes] using the Dynamic Value / Dictionary Data Type in JSON format, and […]