Get your SharePoint site on a mobile device using HTML and CSS

Here are my slides that I used for the responsive design session in SharePoint 2013 at SharePoint Saturday. Hope you had as much fun as I did.

Key takeaways are:

  • don’t wait to make your sites available for mobile devices, the time is now
  • device channels is the sharepoint solution when you want to deliver different content and pages to different devices
  • media queries is the solution to deliver the same content to all devices

If you ask me what the best option is, I would go for the media queries.

 

K.

JavaScript MVC Frameworks

tens, hundreds questions about which JavaScript Framework I should use. The truth is that I don’t have an exact answer for you because every framework has its pros and cons.

The most famous frameworks are:

At the moment of writing, the framework that I use the most is Knockout.js. The thing about knockout is that it actually is an MVVM framework.

If you want to have a good overview of the JavaScript jungle, I can recommend following links:

Smashing Magazine article

Dan Wahlin’s post

K.

If you are serious about web development, take a look on modern.IE

Writing cool HTML and CSS code is not always the easiest thing to do, specially if you need to get it working on older browsers.

Modern.ie is  Microsofts effort to make this easier for you. Modern.ie is a dev center with free (yes free) tools and resources to spend more time building your web applications instead of testing it on older browsers.

  • Download virtual machines
  • Scan a webpage for common coding issues
  • Test BrowserStack for 3 months.

Read more on modern.ie

Multi-Mania is back!! YEAHH

One of my favorite things to look forward to each year is the Multi-Mania congres. 2 days of sessions of all sort of topics: inspirational, technical and even comedy from time to time.

The guys of MM did a great job getting great speakers from around the world:

  • Joshua Davis
  • Lea Verou
  • Mr.Tommy.Zee

This year, Dieter and I will give a session on “Developing cross platform applications using Azure Mobile Services” which is going to be technical and fun at the same time.

Hope to see you there

PS: did I mention it is a free conference!!!!

K