Step-by-step building a companion Windows Store app for SharePoint 2013 public-facing website

In this post you will learn step-by-step how to build a companion Windows Store app for your public-facing website built with SharePoint 2013. This article accompanies my presentation from the SharePoint Conference 2014. The presentation video is available on Channel9 at http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/SharePoint-Conference/2014/SPC388. Leveraging

Bugfix release for Mavention SharePoint Assets Minifier for Visual Studio 2012 and 2013

Yesterday we have released a new version of Mavention SharePoint Assets Minifier for Visual Studio 2012 and 2013. Recently we have discovered an issue with Mavention SharePoint Minifier for Visual Studio 2013 where decimal separators in JavaScript would be replaced with commas during the minification process. As a result the

Minifying JavaScript and CSS files in Visual Studio 2013 with Mavention SharePoint Assets Minifier for Visual Studio 2013

A new version of Mavention SharePoint Assets Minifier with support for Visual Studio 2013 has been released. Minifying JavaScript and CSS files has been a known performance optimization technique for quite some time now. With the release of SharePoint 2013 and introduction of new concepts such as apps, minification became