HOW TO: Deploy a provider hosted app as an Azure site

This post is a contribution from Charls Tom Jacob, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team. In this blog, I will describe the steps to deploy a provider hosted app on Windows Azure hosted site (same steps should work for any IIS sites for that matter).  The app will be deployed into SharePoint Online…

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HOW TO: Use REST to POST in Hosted SharePoint Apps

  This blog post is a contribution from Mustaq Patel, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team. This blog post demonstrates the use of SharePoint 2013 REST from AppWeb to issue HTTP POST on HostWeb. This  does not require cross domain calls or the use of SP.RequestExecutor.js.  Cross-site collection calls are demonstrated in Solving…

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HOW TO: Create a Remote Event Receiver for an Auto-hosted App

This blog post is a contribution from Jaishree Thiyagarajan, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team. Update: Though this post title says “HOW TO: Create a Remote Event Receiver for a SharePoint Hosted App”, behind the scenes, Visual Studio adds a web project, associates remote event receiver service to the web project and changes…

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HOW TO: Detect an App Part in edit mode in SharePoint 2013

This blog post is a contribution from Aaron Miao, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team. This article states, “with app parts, you can show your app user experience (UX) right in the host web.  An app part displays your app content using an iFrame.  End-users can customize the experience using the custom properties…

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HOW TO: Customizing SharePoint AppWeb web template

This blog post is a contribution from Mustaq Patel, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer support team. SharePoint Apps provides a great deal of flexibility and how much we can do with it. Using WebTemplate we can direct AppWeb (the SPWeb under which the App is hosted) to use any other Site Template instead of…

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