SharePoint 2013 is the most sweeping upgrade of the platform, yet. From workflow building blocks to powerful Web app, mobile and social support, this upgrade has something for every firm. Here, we’ll introduce you to the features that will drive business collaboration, productivity and performance like never before.
Service Applications (Service Apps) are deployed services (native or third-party) that provide a resource shared across sites throughout a SharePoint farm (and in some cases, across multiple farms) and that users can access through a web application. Although the Service Apps architecture is consistent with that of SharePoint 2010, there have been some changes and ... Read More
Although SharePoint 2013 is filled with useful new features, one that has sparked a lot of favorable comment is Continuous Crawling. SharePoint 2010 supported Full Crawls and Incremental Crawls, with the ability to schedule how often crawls would occur. However, the process did not always work smoothly, because SharePoint 2010 allowed only one crawl at ... Read More
SharePoint contains list and libraries which allows you to store and organize your content. At first glance, this content seems fairly static, it just sits there until someone makes changes to it. What if you want your content to trigger actions that take place in your system? Here are a few examples: When you add ... Read More
One of the new features in SharePoint 2013 has the unusual name of “shredded storage.” Shredded storage improves how SharePoint 2013 manages binary large objects (BLOBS) such as Microsoft Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, etc. to increase the efficiency of computing resource utilization. SharePoint 2010 took a step toward achieving this goal by sending only incremental ... Read More
Over the past decade, web-based applications have developed to the point that each user interaction requires very little data to be downloaded as pages change and refresh. A prime example is Facebook, where each user interaction (such as the addition of a comment) results in an update of only that portion of the page, improving ... Read More