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SharePoint, Azure Functions, and Visual Studio (Part 3)

“In old-school SharePoint, if you wanted to run some custom code in a web part, workflow, form, or event handler, you wrote either a sandboxed or a farm solution. Neither of these are supported in SharePoint Online. So what are developers supposed to do when they need to run some code somewhere other than the web browser? How can they run code in the background, elevate permissions, or fill gaps in the “out of the box” configuration options?”

That paragraph opens a blog post series by Bob German entitled Calling SharePoint CSOM from Azure Functions.

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Microsoft Ignite Announcements

It’s been a whirlwind of excitement, announcements,  and networking here in Orlando at Microsoft Ignite. If you’ve been too busy to watch all of the sessions online, here is a quick snapshot of what’s been going on. 

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Microsoft Ignite is here!

 

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Document Submissions & Approval Flow

Approval processes are quite common in the workplace, and there is usually a document submission component to them.  When we send approvals in Flow we typically point a person back to a SharePoint item or document, but in this post I will show you how to route a document that’s been attached to a request item to a document library. 

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SharePoint, Azure Functions, and Visual Studio (Part 2)

“In old-school SharePoint, if you wanted to run some custom code in a web part, workflow, form, or event handler, you wrote either a sandboxed or a farm solution. Neither of these are supported in SharePoint Online. So what are developers supposed to do when they need to run some code somewhere other than the web browser? How can they run code in the background, elevate permissions, or fill gaps in the “out of the box” configuration options?”

That paragraph opens a blog post series by Bob German entitled Calling SharePoint CSOM from Azure Functions.

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Transitioning off InfoPath Forms, try-out these steps with StratusForms

Recently I wrote a blog post urging all of you fine folks to stop creating new forms in InfoPath.  It’s time to start taking the InfoPath end of life seriously and start looking at what the future of your forms in SharePoint looks like.

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