SharePoint 2013 introduces new App Model for building customizations and extending the capabilities of the SharePoint platform. Did you know however that you could also leverage the new App Model in structured repeatable deployments?
Last weekend I co-presented with Albert-Jan Schot at the SharePoint Saturday Holland 2014 on leveraging the new App Model for structured and repeatable deployments.
SharePoint 2013 provides the new App Model for customizing and extending the SharePoint platform. Did you know that you can also leverage the new App Model for structured and repeatable deployments?
Despite the advent of apps in SharePoint 2013 there are still plenty of valid scenarios for using Sandboxed Solutions. One of the challenges when working with Sandboxed Solutions in SharePoint is, that although you can quite easily upload multiple Solutions to the Solutions Gallery, there is no easy way of activating multiple Solutions if you don’t have access to the server API. And this is exactly where Mavention Batch Sandboxed Solutions Activator for SharePoint 2013 comes in.
Using Catalog Connections in SharePoint 2013 offers great flexibility with regard to content reuse within as well as across Farms. Unfortunately, as Catalog Connections are based on URLs, they break if you restore your Site Collections to different URLs. So is rebuilding Catalog Connections the only option or is there a better way to work with Catalog Connections and backup and restore of Site Collections to different URLs?