SharePoint Toolbox

Max Melcher

6 minute read

Germany’s latest and greatest SharePoint community event was last weekend (30.05.2015 & 31.05.2015 at Microsoft in Munich) – and it was awesome, once again! ShareCamp Session Vote 200 attendees! ShareCamp & Community What is so special about ShareCamp? Easy question, it is entirely community-driven. On both days, Saturday and Sunday, there is a session vote before the “conference” starts. So the attendees prepare presentations and do a short intro during the vote – if more than 3 people raise their hand there will be a session and there were lots of em.

Max Melcher

4 minute read

Creating Search Driven Applications is very easy with SharePoint 2013 – sometimes. For a really simple example you need 6 steps for SharePoint content (read detailed article here) Add some columns with values to a list Full crawl Create a Managed Property with the corresponding mapping Full Crawl Drop a Search WebPart (Search Result WebPart, Content By Search or one of the other options) Create a query that fits your needs Bam!

Max Melcher

1 minute read

Another episode of the toolbox – who thought this would happen again? Teaser In this episode I show how to use the Color Palette Tool for SharePoint 2013 and show how easy it is to create Themes for SharePoint 2013 with it. Video: English / German Slides: slideshare.net/melchermaximilian/toolbox-color-palette-tool Download: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38182 Side Note I bought a new microphone – a SAMSON Go Mic – and I am really happy with it.