Dev

JSON Light support in REST SharePoint API released

The REST SharePoint API has been an extremely popular way for Office 365 developers to work with SharePoint sites, lists/libraries, and list items/documents. One of the big bits of feedback we got from developers using the REST SharePoint API was about the payload of the data that was returned. Our response was to add support for JSON Light. JSON Light is an open standard that allows developers to provide in…

Updates
When you’re in Simple mode in the SharePoint Online admin center, the left-hand navigation shows only site collections, user profiles, and settings.

SharePoint Online simplifies admin interface plus adds new controls over user experience

The journey to simplify the Office 365 admin experience continues, this time with a focus on simplifying the SharePoint Online admin center. For those admins who don’t specialize in deep SharePoint management, our goal is to allow you to manage the service more easily while maintaining access to the most common controls. Read on to learn about recent refinements.

SharePoint

New interactive training for hybrid computing now available

Hybrid computing is the intersection between traditional on-premises and cloud computing models. Deploying a hybrid scenario is useful when you need to realize ROI on existing on-premises investments, when you require a bridge between on-premises and cloud to support migration, or if you’re not ready to move to the cloud all at once. We are committed to continued innovation and guidance for those of you who are deploying hybrid scenarios.…

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Yammer brings conversations to your OneDrive and SharePoint Online files

Get ready for a new, simple way to collaborate on the content you produce with Office Online and store in the cloud in SharePoint Online or OneDrive for Business. Today we’re announcing the release of document conversations, which embeds the social collaboration capabilities of Yammer into the Office apps you use to get work done every day.

OneDrive
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Cloud storage with OneDrive for Business now available as a standalone subscription

As we announced at SharePoint Conference, OneDrive for Business is now offered as a new standalone subscription to give customers more flexibility in moving to the cloud and Office 365.  We’ve also added enhancements to SharePoint 2013 in Service Pack 1 (SP1) that enable on-premises SharePoint users to configure OneDrive for Business with just a few clicks. Learn more about today’s announcement and promotional offers on the OneDrive blog.

SharePoint

SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1 now available

Today we announced SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1) at the SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. SP1 is our latest release to SharePoint Server 2013 on-premises. This service pack includes performance, reliability, and security fixes. It also helps IT address some of the most common scenarios faced when moving to the cloud, helping them deploy cloud-based workloads in their organization faster and with less complexity, while providing…

OneDrive
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OneDrive for Business—cloud file storage and sharing just got easier

Today at SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas, we shared exciting news about OneDrive for Business, and how we’re making it even easier for customers to get up and running quickly in the cloud. We announced that we’re introducing a new standalone OneDrive for Business subscription plan that includes Office Online, and that we’re adding enhancements to SharePoint 2013 in Service Pack 1 (SP1) that enable on-premises SharePoint users to configure…