Best Practices for Microsoft Teams Descriptions (or, don’t truncate th…

As a Microsoft employee I’ve been “dogfooding” our new chat-based collaboration hub (Microsoft Teams) for a while now and pretty much enjoying the experience throughout. In the interest of knowledge sharing and wanting to be generally useful, I’d like to raise a usability/discoverability best practice that just materialized for me. As I was searching for…


AutoSPInstaller and AutoSPSourceBuilder now work with SharePoint Server 2019

Just in time for the release of the SharePoint Server 2019 Public Preview, I’ve made probably the most significant updates to two of my open-source offerings in a while… AutoSPInstaller will now install and create a SharePoint 2019 farm (using the Public Preview bits), and AutoSPSourceBuilder will download and integrate the SharePoint 2019 prerequisites -…


PFE Ramblings: SharePoint 2019, SharePointDSC and AutoSPInstaller

With the recent announcement and release of the Public Preview of SharePoint Server 2019, my fellow PFE Nik Charlebois and I thought we’d record a quick chat of our thoughts on the state of things around SharePoint and two of the most popular automated installation approaches, SharePointDSC and AutoSPInstaller. Head on over to Nik’s blog…