Welcome to a special edition of the SharePoint Community Newsletter. To celebrate the preview launch of Office 2013 last night, which we live blogged, we are dedicating this entire Newsletter to nothing but SharePoint 2013!
We know most of you are very busy people and haven't the time to trawl endless blogs of information, so we have spent the day doing it for you! If you like what you read, please share it via Facebook and the Twitter links (just below) so that others can get a good round-up!
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Microsoft have added lots of videos aimed at developers. The following list provides an overivew of the new modules.
This link to the full content on MSDN can be found here
In addition to the courses for Developers, there's also some great videos aimed at IT Professionals on Technet as follows :
To see a list of all courses on Technet please go here:
As it's such a massive release this week we decided to 'Cool Tool' the entire SharePoint App Store. There are only a handful of apps in there at the moment, but it's a great way to get an idea of how this is all going to fit together come official release time!
Watch the press conference launching office 2013 to the world, led by Stever Ballmer.
Once you have consumed the wealth of information out there already, it would be great if you could share the features you like in the new version from the point of view of an IT Pro. Discuss on LinkedIn.
As with the other two discussions (aimed the other roles) we thought this would be a great way to get some insightful discussion brewing about what you like from a devs point of view. Discuss on LinkedIn.
If you are an End-User what are your must have features in the new version? The introduction of EAI Workflows into SharePoint designer ? Discuss on LinkedIn.
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Thorsten Hans MVP has written a wonderful 5-part series illustrating how to get started as an App developer.
Our good friends at CloudShare are very busy creating a brand new 2013 environment with all of the goodies installed. If you dont have time to install it, don't have the kit or even don't know where to start, then you may want to sign-up as a CloudShare's beta trialist right away. Be one of the first to experience SharePoint 2013 on CloudShare and sign-up here.
This book supports a preliminary release of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Preview and provides deployment instructions for SharePoint Server 2013 Preview. The audiences for this book include application specialists, line-of-business application specialists, and IT administrators who are ready to deploy SharePoint Server 2013 Preview. Download Deployment Guide for SharePoint 2013
As you may have seen we manage a list of most up and coming SharePoint Events and are excited to announce that we are also doing the same for on-line SharePoint Webinars. If you want to register your SharePoint Webinar, then please feel free to add it to our directory using this form. All we ask is that it's related to SharePoint.
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