Category Archives: Development

ChatBot Microsoft Teams

¿Qué es un ChatBot y cómo puedo utilizarlo en Teams? En estos últimos tiempos se ha popularizado el uso de los “ChatBots”, que son programas que responden a todo aquello que introducimos mediante el chat. Junto a la IA…

SharePoint Organizational Chart

There are plenty of organizational charts for SharePoint available over the internet. But you can also do it yourself without installing any additional solution to your farm, by using only basic SharePoint features. I will describe briefly here ​the…

SharePoint convert Word to PDF

One of my favorite SharePoint Server feature are the Word Automation Services, that include the very interesting convertor to pdf. It is available since the 2010 version but somehow it seems not to be known as much as it…

SharePoint test driven development

Test Driven Development is an essenti​​al process to make quality IT products by forcing us to test every requirement of the project. But how can we work with Test Driven Development for SharePoint projects? Type mocking is a must…

A few days ago I was contacted to give a SharePoint programming training to IT developers. As I was reviewing the training content I found one topic was “programming Silverlight applications for SharePoint”. Silverlight? People still use Silverlight? I personally…

It is now official: InfoPath has been retired. More details on the official Office blog. What to say about ​it? Personally, I have ​never really liked it. The main idea of InfoPath was to be a tool for designing…

Visual studio online

When IT projects involve many developers​​, every (decent) software company should have a proper revision control system. It sounds obvious but I have seen some companies not using them… Here at iXiT we w​​ere so far using SVN, which…