Why we are moving away from Visual Studio Online

About 9 months ago, I started experimenting with Visual Studio Online for my company’s source control system. Initial results were very promising – the system required little maintenance (mainly just adding/removing accounts and projects), and was full of great features. External collaboration with customers was a snap, as I just needed to add their Microsoft Accounts…

MyTasks – The WorkManagement and Task Aggregation JSOM APIs in SharePoint

This post provides an overview of the WorkManagement feature of SharePoint, and how you can use its JSOM API to read and update tasks in SharePoint, Exchange, and Project Server. Overview The WorkManagement Service Application in SharePoint 2013 is a powerful but little-understood feature; it aggregates, synchronizes, and updates tasks from across SharePoint, Exchange, and…