A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013

A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013
A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013 - Book by Saifullah Shafiq

Friday, April 11, 2014

SharePoint Saturday Gulf - April 12, 2014 - Don't forget to attend!

Are you attending SharePoint Saturday Gulf #spsgulf tomorrow? If you haven't registered yet, do so now! There will be three tracks, one in Arabic and two in English. Amazing speakers are presenting tomorrow. Different topics will be discussed. If you are a SharePointee, you should not miss this event. Topics range from SharePoint Search to Office 365. You can interact with the presenters and ask questions. The event is totally free. If you are attending "SharePoint Search - An Indispensable Tool", you will get a free copy of ebook called by the same name. Few lucky participants will get a hard copy of new SharePoint book "A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013". You can attend all events if you want or pick selected topics that you are interested in. I hope you will attend the event. 


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Renewed as SharePoint MVP! 8th straight year!

I am happy to announce that I have been renewed as SharePoint Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for another year. This is my 8th consecutive award. I thank Microsoft, my MVP lead and the SharePoint community! SharePointees rock! Thank you!

List of SharePoint MVPs:


 SharePoint MVPs

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Developing Connectable Web Parts in SharePoint 2013

Developing Connectable Web Parts in SharePoint 2013

If you are a beginner and want to learn about web parts, click here to read an introduction.
In this article, you will learn two things, developing web parts and developing connectable web parts. Connectable web parts are like ordinary web parts but they have this extra capability of providing data for consumption to other web parts.  You will create connectable web parts from scratch using .NET. In the next section, you will learn to use InfoPath web parts. InfoPath web part comes with SharePoint out of the box and is used to host InfoPath forms. If InfoPath form is configured correctly or in other words, if its fields have been exposed as parameters, it can be used in InfoPath web part.
In this section we will create .NET web parts from scratch and then deploy them in SharePoint. We will create two web parts, one provider and one consumer. You can download complete application/code from the book’s website.
Continue reading on the following link ...