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Microsoft Announces Retirement and Shutdown of Office 365 Access Web Apps and Web Databases

Microsoft Announces Retirement and Shutdown of Access Web Apps and Web Databases in Office 365 and SharePoint Online   Did you hear? Microsoft has announced that Access web apps and Access web databases in Office 365 and SharePoint Online are being retired. More importantly, Microsoft will shut down any remaining Access-based web apps and Access web databases by April 2018. Read Microsoft official announcement here. What Should I Do? There are several things you should…

Is this the rebirth of the SharePoint Intranet?

Is this the rebirth of the SharePoint Intranet? With the cloud gaining momentum, the future of the intranet is never far from our minds, or more specifically, the future of the traditional intranet portal. Modern business users want tools that make them more productive and engaged, and they want them in a single, easily accessible location. Microsoft’s SharePoint Server was once billed as an all-round company intranet portal, but it simply doesn’t have the capacity…

Step-by-Step Tutorial: IIS Redirect/Rewrites for SharePoint

Step-by-Step Tutorial: IIS Redirect/Rewrites for SharePoint NOTE: THIS IS NOT SUPPORTED BY MICROSOFT, PROCEED WITH CAUTION AND AT YOUR OWN RISK. Perform the following steps on the Web Front End servers only. When working with websites it is imperative to the users, customers and possibly potential customers to be able to locate information when accessing them. Change is inevitable within life just as much as it is in the companies and organizations that employ us….

MinRole Creates Simpler Deployments for SharePoint 2016 Administrators

MinRole Creates Simpler Deployments for SharePoint 2016 Administrators! In previous versions of SharePoint, there weren’t any roles.  It was up to Administrators to configure which services would run where, and this would sometimes lead to small misconfigurations. Check out this video to learn all about MinRole and how Administrators can now define each server’s role in the farm topology. 0:52 – What is MinRole? 1:25 – SharePoint Server Roles 2:54 – How Does it Work…

The Future of SharePoint – Live Event Recap

Yesterday, Microsoft hosted a landmark event: THE FUTURE OF SHAREPOINT. Not only did Microsoft announce their GA (General Availability) release of SharePoint Server 2016, but Microsoft also unveiled their new vision and roadmap for SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, both on-premises and in the cloud with Office 365. It was an exciting event! If you missed yesterday’s historic live event, Imaginet has consolidated the most important information for you below. The Future of SharePoint: Microsoft Blog Recap…

How to Create Lists in SharePoint Using Visual Studio 2015 (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

How to Create Lists in SharePoint Using Visual Studio 2015 (Step-by-Step Tutorial) At Imaginet, we’re always looking for better and faster ways to accomplish technology goals.  In this article, we’ll explore how to create lists in SharePoint using Visual Studio 2015 in a few simple steps, making your list creation more efficient than ever. Before we being, be sure your development environment meets the requirements for developing SharePoint solutions. You can check those requirements for…

Tips and Tricks from the Imaginet Experts

Get ready for some fantastic tips, tricks, and best practices from our resident Imaginet software innovation experts! From SharePoint advice to Visual Studio, TFS, and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) best practices to lessons learned on Web Application Development and Mobile App Development projects, we have a lot of great advice to share to get your new year started on the right foot. In this article, we will share 6 tips and tricks from our Imaginet experts, with more…

How to Experience a Hassle-Free SharePoint

Migrate to Microsoft SharePoint Online on Office 365 and experience the hassle-free difference. With Microsoft’s ‘cloud first, mobile first’ focus, Microsoft is in the process of converting many of their customers’ licenses from SharePoint On-Premise to SharePoint Online on Office 365. This gives many organizations the automatic ability to take full advantage of the cloud and paves the way for a more hassle-free SharePoint for you. Has Microsoft recently flipped your SharePoint On-Prem licenses to…

Deploying a Provider Hosted SharePoint App to Azure and SharePoint Online

In this post, we are going to walk you through the process of deploying a provider hosted SharePoint app to Microsoft Azure and Microsoft SharePoint Online. We assume that the app has been created, and the app permissions are configured correctly for what the app is supposed to do. I should note that this article will only be about apps that are being deployed to a local app catalog. Also, I’m assuming that you have…

Join Imaginet at SharePoint TechFest in Dallas – April 16th

Join Imaginet at the 7th Annual SharePoint TechFest on April 16th at the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas! Visit Booth #308  to meet with us and for your chance to win one of our great prizes including: Garmin VivoSmart Activity Tracker Free SharePoint consulting Best Buy and Starbucks gift cards and more! Thank You Discount! As a ‘thank you’ to all of our valued customers, Imaginet offers you a special SharePoint Techfest discount for $149…