Last week the great opportunity to record a pattern and practices web cast together with Vesa Juvonen and Waldek Mastykarz on our Office Quick Contact Sample. Check out the official announcement post on the Office Pattern and Practices Blog.

The presentation can be found on the Office Pattern and Practices.

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I’m pretty exited to announce that the program of this European SharePoint Conference is now available. I was asked to be part of European SharePoint Conference team and I joined as program chairman.

European SharePoint Conference Team

European SharePoint Conference Team

Together with Matt Berg (Microsoft), Lieven Iliano (U2U) and Rodrigo Pinto (Blue Infinity) we put an exiting program together. The amount of sessions submitted was overwhelming and it was a really hard desission to pick.

European SharePoint Conference 2016

European SharePoint Conference 2016

See you in Vienna!

This question Waldek and I had to answer a couple times after the Mobile Quick Contact PnP sample has been released. There are several good reasons to use Office UI Fabric but there are also some scenarios currently not well covered. While the last blog post was more on how we built it, this tells more the story why we haven’t chosen Office UI Fabric.
Right after I started to write this blog post I noticed the overall considerations might be broader then cover it in a single blog post. I decided to split this single blog post into the following three chapters.

First, let’s take a look at the reasons why we haven’t used it in our sample.

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MVP Award Email

MVP Award Email

Yesterday was a great day. I got my first MVP Award on Office Development. I would like to thank all supporters in the European and international SharePoint and Office 365 Community, all the SharePoint Saturday and Conference Organisers that allowed me to share my thoughts on modern web, Office development and SharePoint Branding.
Special thanks to Microsoft for making this Award possible throughout the years.

It’s easter and let’s hide a small easter egg in SharePoint that will enhance the user experience a little bit.
Microinteractions are small interactions or animations to give a visual feedback to the user. The following graphic explains the base principle of such interaction.

Definition of Microinteractions

 

A Trigger initiates a microinteractions. The Rules determine what happens, while Feedback lets people know what’s happening. Loops and Modes determine the meta-rules of the microinteraction.

Let me show you a small microinteractions in action by animating the gear icon that can be found in the suite bar of SharePoint.

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Today I had the great pleasure to record a webinar for SharePoint Europe. Actually, it was not a new session, it more hat the purpose to show people how I develop now in SharePoint. Especially how my branding workflow nowadays looks like. I use now SASS for all my branding in SharePoint, because it has a lot of benefits in manner of consistency, reusability and fundability of CSS changes and adoption.Continue reading