When Windows Apps meet SharePoint

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One of the most important new features that came with the new Windows 8 OS is the introduction of a new API called Windows Runtime (WinRT). This new API allows us to create Windows apps, a new type of applications built specifically for the new Windows Modern UI. If you are a SharePoint developer you are probably wondering how you can use this new Windows app model to extend your SharePoint solutions? That is what we will investigate in this session. First we will go through the fundamentals of building a Windows app. Then we will see how we can consume the data from SharePoint and leverage its features from those apps to build a new generation of bussiness applications. Borislav Grgi

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  • 1. When Windows 8 Apps meet SharePoint BORISLAV GRGI, PERPETUUM MOBILE SHAREPOINT AND PROJECT CONFERENCE ADRIATICS 2013 ZAGREB, NOVEMBER 27-28 2013
  • 2. sponsors
  • 3. Show me some hands How many of you are using Windows 8? Does anybody have Windows 8 device? (something like Surface) Any Windows 8 developers in the house?
  • 4. Agenda What are Windows Store Apps? How do they work? What do they have to do with SharePoint ? Building an App for SharePoint - Demo
  • 5. What are Windows Store Apps?
  • 6. What are Windows Store Apps?
  • 7. Windows Store
  • 8. What makes them run?
  • 9. HTML5 and Javascript ?!
  • 10. WinJS CSS styles and JavaScript Files Objects, Methods, Controls Windows Runtime Components use the language of your choice to wrap that functionality in a Windows Runtime Component Easily access them from Javascript
  • 11. Whats different? Sandbox Out of sync C#: async, await, IAsyncResult WinJS : Promises Lifecycle Storage Device features
  • 12. Why use them for SharePoint? Consume information Display data Mobility Device features Everybody love touchscreen Windows Store make some money
  • 13. How do they communicate? Client object model REST/oDATA Web service (.asmx)
  • 14. BUILDING AN APP FOR SHAREPOINT
  • 15. What will we see? How to build a Windows 8 App using HTML5 and Javascript Communicate with SharePoint from an App Use Device Capabilities
  • 16. What do we need? Windows 8 Visual studio 2012 SharePoint
  • 17. questions? MYSHAREPOINTINSIGHT.BLOGSPOT. COM
  • 18. thank you. SHAREPOINT AND PROJECT CONFERENCE ADRIATICS 2013 ZAGREB, NOVEMBER 27-28 2013