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SharePoint development past and "future": how to keep calm?

My observations (answers at bottom): If this is too long then just read the headings Developer => Accept change If you want to stay calm and not have your world changed all the time, then maybe a ...
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SharePoint development past and "future": how to keep calm?

So, I'll wade into this discussion. Apologies for the wall of text. Some background - I was a developer in CMS 2001/2002 before we joined the SharePoint group in 2003. I've build on top of the core ...
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SharePoint development past and "future": how to keep calm?

CSOM is the best thing to happen to the platform. It lets us run code where ever the hell we want, how we want. The REST API (not ListData.svc, that should never have made it into the release) took it ...
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SharePoint development past and "future": how to keep calm?

At the end of 2013, I decided to dive into the SharePoint app world (Oh, they are now called add-ins) and did few samples and shared my learnings. I had added a disclaimer to the blog: I did not make ...
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SharePoint development past and "future": how to keep calm?

The amount of change we've had to deal with in the SharePoint Development space in the last 12 years has been exhausting. I've lived through it and will tell you it's just hard for management and ...
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SharePoint development past and "future": how to keep calm?

That's a great discussion out here! Let me put my 50cents. A lot of different topics are discussed, I have a lot of different thoughts and don't even know how to structure them. I'll try. I think ...
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_api/web/lists/ returns all the lists including system generated

When just looking for lists, I found a combination of Hidden and BaseType gave me the best results. /_api/web/lists?$filter=Hidden eq false and BaseType ne 1
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Any Api's to get Last Opened Documents

Yes you can use the graph api. Check out the api with the graph explorer. The api function you need is: For "marketing reasons" this api command is in ...
Harry Berry's user avatar
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Delegating/Forwarding SharePoint on-prem (ADFS) identity to call Exchange Online API

You can use one of ADFS features called ActAs. When user is authenticated with ADFS in some ASP.NET application, usually there is a "BootstrapToken": ((IClaimsIdentity)Thread.CurrentPrincipal....
Sergei Sergeev's user avatar
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Access Denied while accessing SharePoint Custom List Using Rest APIs via POSTMAN

I was not including site name in the URL.**YOUR_Site_Name**/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('ListName')
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getFileByServerRelativeURL fails when the filename contains a quote

I'll add on to Nadeem's answer by providing a test that I did. I got 400 errors when I tried to use this as suggested in this answer: Web/getfilebyserverrelativeurl("/Shared Documents/Roy''s quoted ...
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How to get Site Owner Via Graph

Yes, I tried this before and by default Site resource does not provide owner property. As of now, by using /sites/{site-id} graph returns only below given properties: @odata.context createdDateTime ...
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Difference of two files using SharePoint

Finding differences between two csv files is not an OOB capability of SharePoint. SharePoint could host the files, and you could use JavaScript to read and compare the file contents.
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How can I retrieve the room list in my office 365 tenant using a rest API /Graph API?

As mentioned in the link findRooms, We can get all the rooms in the tenant using the below Graph API: GET /me/findRooms GET /users/{id}/findRooms To get the Specific Room using email ID, we can use ...
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Is it possible to code an ASP.NET/MVC project that can talk to SharePoint Online/Office 365 API?

Use the SharePoint REST API. Any technology that can make web services calls can interact with SharePoint content. (Actually, perform just about any SharePoint activity.) So, MVC C# would work, as ...
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SharePoint development past and "future": how to keep calm?

but isn't this issue no different than what we all have experienced for some time now, no matter the tech stack, framework, tools, etc we work with? I know for me i have been frustrated with this ...
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How to Save Manged Metadata value in List using JSOM or REST...?

Below snippet can be used to update MMD field var termValue = "-1;#" + termLabel + "|" + termGUID; item.set_item("Process", termValue); item.update();
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Getting the List from Sharepoint online using Rest Api in java

Unfortunately, the REST services are only working for authenticated users. It doesn't work with anonymous access in 2013. SharePoint 2013 APIs for anonymous and/or mobile access But You need to set ...
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