Now I am back from vacation, spend already two very busy weeks at my SharePoint 2013 / Office365 customers with many hot Topics about Social and Hybrid Architectures.
Here is my collection of the last weeks:

  • ShareCamp 2013 in Munich
    Recap by Max Melcher including SlideDecks, Matthias Einig about ALM and TFS & next session about PowerShell Deployments,   Christian Heindel about SharePoint & Lego for Kids. In a different session he talked about SignalR Framework for asych Realtime Communication. My Colleague Sven Pohl talked about Deployment of SharePoint 2013 Farm to Azure VM in the Cloud. Find more Reviews on the official ShareCamp Website and also a very nice Video made of photos
  • Get Started with SharePoint Server 2013 Quickly on Windows Azure
    Blog from Bill Baer, SharePoint Product Manager
  • SharePoint & Yammer: Roadmap Announcement
    News from the Product Group in Redmond about the Future of SharePoint Social
  • March  & April Cumulative Update
    Find a description here from Stefan Goßner for March and Link to April CU
  • Running SharePoint without Competence is like having a Porsche without an engine
    IMPACT-focused interview (in German)
  • Assign a category page and a catalog item page to a term
    Stage 8 from a series written by SharePoint Product Group about Setting up Product-centric websites
  • Using jQuery and Jqplot in your Search Display Template to Show a pie Chart refinder
    Murad Saeter Shares his Display Template, WSP-File and VS Solution
  • Estimate performance and capacity requirements for enterprise intranet collaboration environments
    New TechNet article
  • Allow Embedding of External Content
    Steve Mann Shows how to Change HTML Field Security Settings to allow embedded Content
  • Traditional topologies for SharePoint 2013
    New TechNet article
  • SharePoint 2013 on Windows Azure Infrastructure Services
    New TechNet Article provides guidance on how to deploy and operate a MIcrosoft SharePoint 2013 Server farm on Windows Azure Infrastructure Services
  • Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Intranet Collaboration with SharePoint Server 2013
    New TechNet Article explains how to set up multiple web applications, site collections, subsites, and pages for intranet departments and Teams
  • Personal Site instantiation queues and bad throughput
    Wictor Wilen about Queues of Personal Sites
  • Productivity Hub for SharePoint 2010 SP1
    Training Material for End Users
  • SharePoint 2013 Data View Web Part
    New Data View WebPart from Lightning Tools can connect to external DataSources or other SharePoint Lists. It allows to insert, update or filter Content.
  • Use cross-site publishing to set up a product-centric Website 
    Blogpost from SharePoint Product Group in Redmond
  • Using REST Services with a Provider Hosted App in SharePoint 2013
    Steve Peschka shares JavaScript Code to use REST API with hosted Apps
  • List of all SharePoint Features incl PowerShell Script
    TechTask delivers a list of all Features incl GUID and PowerShell Scripts to enable them
  • SharePoint Podcast with Michael Greth (in German)
    Michael talks in Number 262 about our Yammer Roadmap announcement
    Number 263 with Trevor Dyck vom Colligo
    Number 264 about Surface, Kanban and SharePoint
  • 50 Shades of SharePoint: SharePoint 2013 Insanity Demystified
    Video from TechNet
  • New authentication process and Test Lab Guide overview Videos
    New TechNet Article with links to Videos about authentication (SAML, FBA, Claims) and Test Lab Configuration
  • Working with Search Topology
    Samuel Zürcher offers PowerShell Script to deploy a Search Topology
  • What’s new in SharePoint Online–top 10
    from SharePoint Product Group
  • A list of SharePoint Developer, Design and Testing Tools
    Nice visual overview from Collaboris
  • SharePoint Saturday in Houston
    Schedule Overview and Slides here
  • Refresh of SharePoint Server 2013 IT Pro training now available
    Find Description of Changes and Link to Training Material here