Why the SharePoint 2013 App Model is better than sliced bread

+ > I was responding to a post on the Apps for SharePoint forum, and it ended up being so long that I decided to make it a blog post.  If you want some additional context you can go check it out. From a SharePoint app if you want to read to and write to…


JavaScript Intellisense Issue in App for SharePoint 2013 VS Template

I found that Intellisense was not working properly in Visual Studio 2012 for a SharePoint 2013 app using the template that gets installed with the Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 (Preview 2). These screenshots help illustrate the issue: The above screenshot shows Intellisense working correctly for the web object directly after the…


Getting all values from a Choice field in SharePoint 2010 using CSOM

I recently ran into an issue where I needed to get possible values for a SharePoint 2010 choice column.  Thought I would share the code in case anyone else runs across this need.  This code uses the ECMAScript Client-Side Object Model.  //Variable to hold the value once returned from SharePoint client.svc var distinctChoices = [],…