Contoso Learning Companion Ver. 1.0 Sample

The Contoso Learning Companion provides a touch-friendly baseline solution built on top of Office 365 and Windows 8, that developers can use to build out, providing users with an aggregated experience that would otherwise require them to access multiple sites via the browser.

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Contoso Learning Companion Ver. 1.0 Sample

Setting up a SharePoint 2013 Development Environment 101

Step 1 Prepare the Operating Environment Preparation of your development environment is determined by the apps you will develop and the systems you have access to.  If you want to distribute apps for SharePoint through an app catalog, such as apps…( read more )

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Sample: Outlook 2010: Access Lists of SharePoint Objects Using Outlook.PickerDialog

This sample shows how to use the new PickerDialog object in Outlook 2010, to access a SharePoint server to get a list of objects such as users, distribution lists, and so forth.

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Sample: Creating a .NET Connectivity Assembly for Business Connectivity Services by Using Visual Studio 2010

Explore the code as you learn to create a BDC model that uses BCS entities in Visual Studio to access a matrix in SQL Server. Author: Martin Harwar (Other)

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Using Conditional Formatting in Access 2010 Reports (Visual How To)

Learn how to use Access 2010 to add support for simple conditional formatting in reports in this visual how-to video and overview.

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Power Tip: Integrate Silverlight into an Access database

Derrick VanArnam and Russell Fox have developed a sample Access database that shows how to integrate Silverlight into an Access database.

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Power Tip: Integrate Silverlight into an Access database

Using Microsoft Word to Create Reports For LightSwitch (or Silverlight)

LightSwitch has a really nice feature on data grids that allow you to export them to Excel if running out of browser (full trust). This gives you a basic way of getting data out of the system to create reports or do further analysis on the data using Excel. However, in business applications you typically want to provide some client-side reporting that also formats the data in a certain way so it can be printed easily.

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Video: Using Calculated Columns in Table Design in Access 2010

Watch this visual how-to video as you learn to use Access 2010 to create calculated columns in table design.

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Video: Connecting to a WCF Service Using Business Connectivity Services in Office 2010

Watch this video as you learn to create a BCS external content type for Office 2010 based on a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service.

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Accessing an OData Producer using an Office 2010 Add-in

To continue the theme of landing external data in Office 2010, I’ve taken a demo excerpt from a session I presented at a conference last week to show how easy it is to land OData information in an add-in. In this sample I simply use the Northwind Database which is a publicly available OData producer .

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Accessing an OData Producer using an Office 2010 Add-in