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SharePoint Apps – Starter Packs

The following downloads are FREE starter packs for various SharePoint Apps. The starter packs include fully-commented source code for the Apps, all of which have been validated and approved in the SharePoint App store.

  • Pipeline Manager Starter Pack
  • Invoicing Manager Starter Pack
  • Tic-Tac-Toe Starter Pack

SharePoint Software Factory

The SharePoint Software Factory is a Visual Studio Extension helping SharePoint newbies, as well as experienced developers to create, manage and deploy SharePoint solutions without having to know every tiny XML and C# secret. SPSF provides a huge collection of helpful recipes for development, debugging and deployment of SharePoint standard artifacts and is fully compatible with SharePoint 2007/2010/2013 and Visual Studio 2008/2010/2013.

Virtual Router – Wifi Hot Spot for Windows 8, Windows 7 and 2008 R2

Virtual Router turns any Windows 7, Windows 8 or 2008 R2 computer into a Wifi Hot Spot using Windows’ Wireless Hosted Network (Virtual Wifi) technology.

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SharePoint Solution Deployer

A highly configurable but easy to use PowerShell script to deploy WSPs to SharePoint 2010/2013. It performs important prerequisite checks, post deployment actions and allows to “hook” in your custom PowerShell actions. Can be also used for staging environments.

Visio Stencils for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

A set of Microsoft Visio Stencils that enable the design of Microsoft CRM application screens without the need for development resources or access to professional IT Consultants.

Download and Install SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites on Windows Server 2012

These PowerShell scripts will automate downloading and installing the SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites on Windows Server 2012. The scripts will assist those who need to install SharePoint 2013 ‘offline’ or wish to manually install its Prerequisites on Windows Server 2012.

Modern UI – SharePoint 2010 Master Page

Modern UI Master Page and Styles for SharePoint 2010. This will give the Metro/Modern UI styling of SharePoint 2013 to your SharePoint 2010 team sites. Features include quick launch styling, global nav and drop-down styling, search box styling and layout change, web part header styling and  Segoe UI font.

 

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CKS – Dev for Visual Studio 2012

The CKS – Development Tools Edition for Visual Studio 2012 is a collection of Visual Studio templates, Server Explorer extensions and tools providing accelerated SharePoint 2010/2013 development based on Microsoft’s SharePoint 2010/2013 development tools.

125+ Apps for Office and SharePoint Code Samples

The Microsoft Office Content Publishing group has published more than 125 code samples for apps for Office and SharePoint, and new samples are added regularly. The code samples are now available as two sample packs to make it easier for you to download and use the materials.

SharePoint Color Palette Tool

The color palette tool provides color palette functionality for use with SharePoint designs.

 

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Auf dem ShareCamp 2013 in München hat Max Melcher einen Vortrag

SharePoint 2013 – Best Tools (v3)
Automatisierte SharePoint 2013 Installation

gehalten und Tools hier aus der Toolbox, aber auch andere Addons vorgestellt:

Die Slides zum Vortrag gibt es auf Slideshare:

SharePoint ToolBox #014 Chocolatey Nuget – English

// von Maximilian Melcher – now with webcam :-)

Chocolatey NuGet is a Machine Package Manager, somewhat like apt-get, but built with Windows in mind. In other words, you can install Software and Tools with PowerShell. In this Webcast Max shows you how to use Chocolatey to install SharePoint tools automatically.

Chocolatey is free, get it at http://chocolatey.org

The two MyGet feeds Max mentioned in the Webcast are available at:

Here is the German Version of this Toolbox.

SharePoint ToolBox #014 Chocolatey Nuget

// von Maximilian Melcher – jetzt auch mit Webcam 🙂

Chocolatey Nuget ist ein Paket Manager für Windows, vergleichbar mit apt-get für Linux-Systeme. Mit anderen Worten: Man kann damit Software und Tools automatisiert mit PowerShell installieren.

Chocolatey ist kostenfrei verfügbar: http://chocolatey.org

Die zwei MyGet feeds aus dem Webcast sind hier erreichbar:

Diese SharePoint Toolbox gibt es auch in Englisch.

SharePoint ToolBox #013 Microsoft Data Explorer for Excel Preview

Im SharePointPodcast 260 hatten wir mit Markus Raatz ausführlich über das Thema Big Data gesprochen und u.a. auch den Microsoft Data Explorer Preview erwähnt (ab 27:10 min), mit dem man komfortabel Daten aus den unterschiedlichsten Quellen in Excel importieren kann (mehr dazu in den u.g. Links).

Links zum Data Explorer Preview

SharePoint ToolBox #012 AutoSPSourceBuilder

// von Maximilian Melcher

AutoSPSourceBuilder: ein mächtiges PowerShell Script mit dem es möglich ist, Sharepoint 2010/2013 Installations-Pakete zu erstellen. Diese können mit den PreRequisites, Service Packs, Language Packs und kumulativen Updates kombiniert werden, eine nachträgliche Installation von z. B. Updates ist dann nicht nötig.

Kostenloser Download: http://autospsourcebuilder.codeplex.com/

English Version available!

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SharePoint Metro Grid Web Part

The SharePoint 2010/2013 “Metro Grid” web part displays links in Metro Tile Grid format. A flexible SharePoint web part that provides clickable links in the shape of square tiles.  Super easy to configure and customize, just add the web part to a page and click “Add link” to get started.  All interaction is AJAXed provided by jQuery and jQuery UI plugins. Compatible with all current versions of SharePoint including 2007, 2010, and 2013.  Plus, it doesn’t require the paid versions so those of you using the WSS or Foundation versions can take advantage of this web part.  Inspired by the new Windows 8 UI and also the SharePoint 2013 Team Site template, this modern tile style is catching on and is a great way to present linked content.  It comes with 251 icons available as an optional site collection feature, or use your own images.

SharePoint 2013 BI & ECM Demo Builds with SQL 2012 SP1

Through the use of Content Pack Concept for SelfService BI, ECM, Search and BigData,  we hope to bring you the ability to use the same demos we have built based with examples like Contoso Medical, Great White Gears, Contoso Schools, AdventureWorks Camping Supplies, TailSpinToys,  Contoso Casino, and more. We have extended the Content Pack Concept to include SQL and AD-DS OUs, Users, and Groups so that we can now install SQL 2012 SP1 and SharePoint 2013 in the same configuration as our environment, that allows us to give you these demos.

The following Demo installations are available for download now.

SharePoint 2013 Service Account Creator

This project consists of a  PowerShell script, some XML input files,  which together provide a fully automated creation of the Service Accounts required for SharePoint Server 2013.

The project comes with three different sets of Service Accounts for both SQL and SharePoint. You have the low, medium and high security option. The Higher Security, the more accounts you have in order to better achieve the Least Privilege Service Accounts.  However, there is also an XML file you can define and create what users you want!

SharePoint ToolBox #011 SMS aus SharePoint versenden mit LeapMessage

//mit Michael Greth

Von Zevenseas kommt ein kostenpflichtiges Tool LeapMessage, das eine SharePoint Liste erstellt, aus der heraus SMS Nachrichten versandt werden können. 10 SMS sind frei, 125 SMS kosten US $ 9,99.

“LeapMessages is a super simple way to send a text messages to mobile phones directly from SharePoint in Office365. It uses standard SharePoint interfaces to turn a SharePoint list into a Text Message outbox, turning a simple list item into Text Messages.”

Ausführliche Infos im Blog

Und dieses Video gibt einen kurzen Überlick über die Funktionsweise.

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APVA Office 365 GUI Manager

APVA Office 365 GUI Manager is a free tool for managing simple tasks in Microsoft Office 365 online without the hassle to get into PowerShell right away. Things like a simple password reset on users or managing mailbox permissions as ‘full mailbox access’ and ‘send as’ permissions I like to do easy.

_api JSON Viewer

One of the first things you wish for when working with SharePoint 2013 REST api, is a way to display the raw data, so you know what you have to work with. The _api JSON Viewer app is the tool that does exactly that, with a very user-friendly display and simple functionality. It even allows you to view JSON data across the site collection and every apps. This is a must have app for anyone working with the SharePoint 2013 REST _api. This app is for viewing purpose only and do not make it possible to change data.

Available in the Office App Store!

Fusion Charts Free for SharePoint

Fusion Charts Free for SharePoint (FCFS) provides a set of 22 different charts (2D & 3D) that integrates easily into your SharePoint environment (WSS 3.0 / MOSS 2007 / Sharepoint Foundation 2010 / Sharepoint Server 2010).

menu4web

menu4web – free javascript menu and sharepoint web parts. Good way to start with menu4web is to go to http://menu4web.codeplex.com/releases and get menu4web examples (menu4web.zip) file. Extract it into a folder on your computer and run index.html. This is just JavaScript. It does not require any server side support. M4W 2010 and 2007 web parts allow to display content from SharePoint lists in menu4web.