Microsoft offers some recommended procedures for SharePoint customizations built with full trust solutions

In the final 10 mins of the 1st of 6 video tutorials titled Transform SharePoint Customizations to SharePoint App Model, Vesa Juvonen, a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft presents several correct practices developers can use to safely build custom trusted solutions for SharePoint, on-premises. The first 40 minutes of the video were devoted to a structured presentation, perhaps it would be better to refer to it as a rhetorical argument intended to persuade the audience to hasten their pace of adopting the SharePoint App Model. Regardless, in the final 10 minutes the audience is treated to a presentation of how…
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Why a governance plan for SharePoint should be implemented for software dependent on the platform

SharePoint 2013, on-premises, and SharePoint Online (a component of Microsoft’s Office 365 application suite) present stakeholders with a set of challenges. Perhaps this is nothing new, and normal for any decision to implement a computer technology solution for a specific organization, and its unique set of characteristics. But for any organization with a long-standing commitment to SharePoint, planning a migration to either platform from a predecessor can be especially daunting if a set of custom applications already exists. In this case the question becomes one of how best to migrate this already amortized investment in custom software over to a…
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How to Migrate a Full Trusted Solution to an App for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online, Office 365

Many organizations with a commitment to SharePoint 2010, on premises, permit their communities of SharePoint users to consume full trusted solutions.. These custom processes are both a plus and a minus for the organization, as Thomas Mechelke, a Senior Program Manager for Microsoft’s Office Developer Platform team spells out in a video tutorial on MSDM’s “Reimagining SharePoint Development” web site. The title of this video tutorial is Understanding the Differences Between Server-Side Object Model (SSOM) and the Client-Side Object Model. Regardless, when one of these organizations consider either migrating to Office 365, or at least adding an Office 365 component…
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