SharePoint “App Model” is renamed to “Add-in Model”

The name "apps for SharePoint" is changing to "SharePoint Add-ins" & its official ( Any references to the app with-in the SharePoint eco-system will now be termed as Add-in. This is not limited to SharePoint but also Office. But why this change? Some reasons we get from experts, Microsoft's multi-platform support of Office client across the... Continue Reading →


Updating a SharePoint app without waiting for 24 hours

For any existing app you have developed & deployed, to update the app, you use the same product ID in the app manifest that you used for the original version. The version number in the app manifest should be greater than the version number of the original app or the most recent update. Within 24 hours after you upload... Continue Reading →

Authorization Policies in SharePoint & its usage in APP model

​There are three types authorization policies in SharePoint 2013. This post explains what each of this means and where exactly these are used.   User-Only: This was the policy which was there in 2010 too. Whenever your code gets executed, only the user permissions are considered. If the user have the rights to do what the code have... Continue Reading →

Strict Mode in JavaScript (ECMAScript 5)

With "Apps" being the buzz word in SharePoint 2013, and if you could have started developing apps, you could have noticed that your App.js file starts with a statement as below: "use strict"; App.js enables you to access SharePoint objects using ECMAScript & the version being used is ECMAScript 5. ECMAScript 5's strict mode is a... Continue Reading →

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