Michael Greth is a well-known speaker, author, consultant and trainer for Microsoft SharePoint Technologies since 2001. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 20 years and leader of the German SharePointCommunity.de. He specialises in SharePoint as a Social Business platform and helping customers to get more value out of their SharePoint implementation. Michael hosts SharePointPodcast.de, the biweekly audio update for SharePoint users and has been blogging since 2003 about.

Michael Greth is a well-known speaker, author, consultant and trainer for Microsoft SharePoint Technologies since 2001. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 20 years and leader of the German SharePointCommunity.de. He specialises in SharePoint as a Social Business platform and helping customers to get more value out of their SharePoint implementation. Michael hosts SharePointPodcast.de, the biweekly audio update for SharePoint users and has been blogging since 2003 about.

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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 #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

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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.

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Camlex.NET

Camlex.NET simplifies creating of CAML queries for Windows SharePoint Services by using expression trees.

Template Hub for SharePoint

The SharePoint Template Hub makes it possible for you to have a centralized repository for your templates. It solves the issue with one-to-one relationships between Content Types and Templates by splitting this up, and give you the possibility to reuse a content type for several templates without any implications. All templates can also have metadata connected to them that will come over to the document when it is saved in the target document library.

The document template repository is a standard SharePoint Document Library, thus it supports all the standard metadata, publishing and workflow features for working with your document templates, just like you would expect with regular documents.

SharePoint Property Bag Settings 2013

SharePoint Property Bag offers developers to store configurations settings at different levels of the SharePoint hierarchy outside of the application itself.

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Corporate News App for SharePoint 2013

This project is an open and free App for SharePoint 2013. This tool helps site owners to add simple corporate news client app parts in SharePoint sites. With this app, you could have a dedicated app for a SharePoint site to manage news content directly in SharePoint lists or libraries, and you will be able to insert in pages 3 different client App parts to display these news with Javascript animations, like vertical or horizontal carousels.

Caml Designer 2013

The functionality of this version of the tool is similar to what it offers you for SharePoint 2010:

  • you can build CAML queries for single lists
  • you can build queries that can be executed with SPSiteDataQuery
  • beside the pure CAML queries, you can also get code snippets for the server-side object model, the .NET client-side object model, the JavaScript client-side object model and last but not least code snippets when working with REST.

With this first version of the tool you are not able to connect to SharePoint 2013 online yet, but it is definitely something we are going to look at for next version.

Responsive Frameworks for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013

The goal of this project is to provide popular grid and responsive frameworks converted to SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013. That is right, we are taking the best pre-build web front-end frameworks and doing the hard part for you, converting them to work within the SharePoint environment. Our current plan is to convert the two most popular frameworks,Twitter Bootstrap and Zurb Foundation (3) and convert them to work in both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013. In SharePoint 2013 we intend to also utilize Design Manager. Documentationincluded in each package is very thorough as we attempt to explain how to use the framework packages.

 

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Colorschemedesigner

Kostenloses Webtool zur Erstellung von Farbpaletten inklusive HTML, CSS und mehr für Webdesign.

Starter Master Pages for SharePoint

Starter Master Pages for SharePoint are a clean, commented starting point for creating your own SharePoint branding. Updated for SharePoint 2103

SharePoint 2010 – Selected items export to excel

Out of the box export to excel feature allows to export the complete view, and not the selected items. In order to achieve the functionality of exporting only selected items to excel.

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QRCode App for SharePoint 2013

This project is an open and free App for SharePoint 2013. The QRCode App is an app part to generate dynamically QRCode in your SharePoint’s pages. With this app part, you can insert qrcode with the URL or text of your choice and choose the size that you want. The QRCode App is an open source tool distributed under MIT license by Olivier Carpentier. This tool is based on the excellent jquery.qrcode.js jquery extension by Jerome Etienne.

Galleriffic App for SharePoint 2013

Galleriffic App is an app part for SharePoint 2013 to display a pictures gallery with cool JQuery animations and effects. This App is an open source tool distributed under MIT license byOlivier Carpentier and based on the excellentGalleriffic jquery extension by Trent Foley.

Google Analytics SharePoint Online / Office 365

This sandbox solution enables google analytics everywhere in your site collection. By installing this sandbox solution, you can paste and add automatically the Google Analytics code to all your Office 365 sites. It works together with Office 365 publishing sites and also with Office 365 collaboration sites (team sites, blogs, etc.)
Installation manual: http://www.fiechter.eu/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=14