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My name is David Jacobus I am a former teacher of Computer Science and Mathematics, who is now working full time as a SharePoint Consultant! I have raced off-road motorcycles for 30+ years! I have fallen in love with Glamis and the Dune experience the last few years! My friends like to say: Jake, with age comes the cage! I suppose that is because at Glamis I use a Razor XP 900! Which has a full roll cage!

David Jacobus SharePoint Consultant December 2013 Entries
SharePoint 2013 CSOM with Knockout and JQuery
I was playing with SharePoint 2013 on my Office 365 site and asked myself what is the most important skill I need to acquire as a developer for SharePoint 2013? The same skill, as I have needed from the very beginning as a SharePoint developer: Acquire SharePoint list data and customize the look and feel to meet customer requirements! Not needing the whole CRUD stack, just read, except maybe for External lists. I looked at a few blogs and decided to jump into the fray and see how hard this would ......

Posted On Thursday, December 19, 2013 7:11 AM

SharePoint Using Excel Services for simple BI (No Code)
While working at a few companies in the past, I have had occasion to need a quick and easy tool to get dynamic visual information to a higher headquarters. Sometimes, in regards to a different reporting mechanism that had reporting problems. Excel Services in SharePoint provided the solution. Easy for a Power User/Excel User to modify the data in the spreadsheet and automatically update the web page or just provide a user with the URL for the chart. I had one instance where a large organization had ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 11:26 AM

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