JavaScript was once just a scripting tool for "front-end" developers. Now it’s gone mainstream. And along with it comes a new set of tools that the cool kids use. In this session I’m going to look at some of the new tooling that is being used by web and open-source developers and increasingly in enterprise […]

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If you ever built, or considered building an application for Office you are probably familiar with Visual Studio Tools for Office . Now we have moved to the "Add-in model" for Office applications and that is a good thing. We can use our front-end web development skills to deliver Office Add-ins. In this session we […]

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Improve your SharePoint and Office 365 development using TDD . Learn about TDD techniques and what to test and how to avoid some of the pitfalls like trivial tests and misleading code coverage metrics. Get the balance right so that you get the benefits – better code quality, less stress and happy stakeholders. We’ll […]

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We now have some great tools for agile SharePoint development, meaning we can get all the benefits – faster development, predictable deliveries, better quality, less stress and happy stakeholders. We’ll run through the definitions of SCRUM, Kanban, XP, TDD and the rest, then roll our sleeves up and get down into the detail of specific […]

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Thanks everyone in the community who went to my talk on “SharePoint Apps: the Good, the Bad and the Pot of Gold at the end of the Rainbow” at SharePoint Saturday UK at Hinckley. I talked about the initial frustration with the SharePoint-hosted app model, and the App model in general, and then went on […]

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