HTML Based Certificate Generation using REST API in SharePoint Online

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Introduction As Microsoft is going away from InfoPath, developers are seeking to leverage other technologies to create their forms. HTML based forms in SharePoint is the best alternative for InfoPath forms. It needs a more tech savvy person to create and maintain them, but the prize is valuable. Our HTML form in SharePoint will beRead More

Create InfoPath form programmatically using REST API / JSOM in SharePoint Online

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Introduction In this article I want to talk about how you can create InfoPath forms programmatically in SharePoint Online with the client side technologies like REST API / JSOM. Microsoft pushing developers to use client side technologies on both on premise version of SharePoint and SharePoint online. Moreover, it is the only available way toRead More

Color coded calendar in SharePoint Online using JavaScript

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Introduction Microsoft is encouraging SharePoint developers to use client side development to extend SharePoint capabilities. In a series of articles, I will discuss various technics for SharePoint developers to use JavaScript as the scripting language for SharePoint online. In this blog post, I will introduce a trick for SharePoint Online to show color coded calendarRead More

Unlimited files and folders hierarchy in SharePoint online using REST API

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Introduction: In this blog post, I will provide you a way to create tree view hierarchy of your SharePoint library content. And because it is based on SharePoint REST API, you can use this trick for on-premise SharePoint and also SharePoint online. Problem Statement: One of my clients has many levels of folders and filesRead More

Coded UI Testing SharePoint 2016 services with Visual Studio 2015 – Part 1

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Introduction Coded UI testing is an automated test that drive your application through its user interface (UI) and gives you feedback about the health state of your application. SharePoint 2016 has a new feature which is called zero-downtime-patching; it simply means that you can patch your SharePoint 2016 servers without any downtime. You can useRead More

How to migrate InfoPath forms from on-premise SharePoint to SharePoint online

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Introduction Although Microsoft announced that they won’t release any newer version of Microsoft InfoPath, but Microsoft InfoPath forms are still the main tool for IT professionals to create custom forms inside Microsoft SharePoint. In this article I will provide you a method to migrate your InfoPath forms from your on premise SharePoint to SharePoint onlineRead More

How to update the list columns from Custom Task process InfoPath form

Introduction When you are developing your SharePoint designer workflows with the Workflow Engine 2010 (It is possible to develop your workflow with this model in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online as well, but if you want to develop SharePoint Designer workflows 2010 model for SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint Online, you have to use SharePoint DesignerRead More

How to send a custom Task notification email in Custom Task Process SharePoint Workflow designer

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In custom task process in SharePoint workflow designer, it is possible to send the notification email of task assignments to users. The problem is you cannot customize the content of this notification email for each stage of your workflow and it sends a general formatted email notification to all parties in every stage of the workflow.Read More