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Last modified: April 29, 2014

Applies to: apps for SharePoint | Office 365 | SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Server 2013

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Date of change

The XLIFF interchange file format in SharePoint 2013

New

March 5, 2013

How to: Customize page layouts for a catalog-based site in SharePoint 2013

New

March 5, 2013

BCS connection objects

New

March 5, 2013

BCS REST API reference for SharePoint 2013

Modified the table of URLs for accessing REST endpoints.

March 5, 2013

How to: Create external event receivers

Added steps for configuring external system.

March 5, 2013

eDiscovery in SharePoint 2013

Revised for GA to remove references to client-side coding capabilities, which are not supported for eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013.

March 5, 2013

What's new in SharePoint 2013 eDiscovery and compliance

Revised CMIS details for GA.

March 5, 2013

SharePoint 2013 Design Manager design packages

Added content to the "Creating a design package" section to clarify the need for unique naming. Added content to the "Understanding design package contents" section to provide information for recovering if you uninstall an imported design package.

March 5, 2013

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How to: Create a Developer Site within your existing Office 365 subscription

New.

February 27, 2013

Sign up for an Office 365 Developer Site, set up your tools and environment, and start deploying apps

Updated trial offer link and added link for developer offer.

February 27, 2013

How to: Create a master page preview file in SharePoint 2013

Added links to Understanding Fonts in SharePoint Server 2013 and Understanding Color Palettes in SharePoint Server 2013.

February 19, 2013

Using SharePoint Designer with SharePoint Online

Updated KB section link for additional scenarios.

February 19, 2013

How to: Create high-trust apps for SharePoint 2013 (advanced topic)

Updated to include new steps for creating high trust apps with the Preview-2 version of the Visual Studio Office and SharePoint Tools.

February 19, 2013

SharePoint 2013 Design Manager display templates

Added links to the Display template reference in SharePoint Server 2013 on TechNet.

February 19, 2013

Color palettes and fonts in SharePoint 2013

New.

February 19, 2013

Understanding fonts in SharePoint 2013

New.

February 19, 2013

How to: Deploy a custom theme in SharePoint 2013

Added links to Understanding Fonts in SharePoint Server 2013 and Understanding Color Palettes in SharePoint Server 2013.

February 19, 2013

Start building apps for Office and SharePoint

Revised topic structure.

February 19, 2013

Themes overview for SharePoint 2013

Added links to Understanding Fonts in SharePoint Server 2013 and Understanding Color Palettes in SharePoint Server 2013.

February 19, 2013

SharePoint 2013 Design Manager display templates

New.

February 12, 2013

How to: Follow documents, sites, and tags by using the REST service in SharePoint 2013

New.

February 12, 2013

Creating apps for SharePoint that use high-trust authorization

New.

February 12, 2013

Create SharePoint 2013 no-code solutions

New.

February 5, 2013

Save, download, and upload a SharePoint 2013 site as a template

New.

February 5, 2013

Validation checklist for apps for Office and SharePoint

New.

February 5, 2013

Office Store Application Provider Agreement

New.

February 5, 2013

Validation policies for the apps submitted to the Office Store (version 1.2)

New.

February 5, 2013

Validation policies for the apps submitted to the Office Store (version 1.5)

5.7 REVISED--All apps must be SSL-secured 7.14 ADDED--Added policy 7.14 10 ADDED--Added section 10 10.1 ADDED--Added policy 10.1 10.2 ADDED--Added policy 10.2 Additional Resources--Added link to UX guidelines.

February 5, 2013

Validation policies for apps FAQ

Added syntax requirement for app version. Removed "What operating systems, browsers, and devices do my apps for Office and SharePoint need to support?" question; transferred information to Policy 4.12.

February 5, 2013

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How to: Create a master page preview file in SharePoint 2013

New.

January 22, 2013

How to: Retrieve user profile properties by using the JavaScript object model in SharePoint 2013

New.

January 22, 2013

How to: Deploy a custom theme in SharePoint 2013

New.

January 22, 2013

Themes overview for SharePoint 2013

New.

January 22, 2013

How to: Create a companion mobile app for an app for SharePoint

New.

January 22, 2013

Step 1: Create a list-based provider-hosted app in SharePoint 2013

New.

January 22, 2013

Step 2: Configure push notifications in a provider-hosted apps for SharePoint

New.

January 22, 2013

Step 3: Create a mobile app and register for push notifications

New.

January 22, 2013

Validation policies for the apps submitted to the Office Store (version 1.5)

3.3 ADDED--Added policy 3.3 4.12 REVISED--Added that apps must support devices for Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013. 4.12 REVISED—Added supported operating systems, browsers and devices requirements information from validation guidelines FAQ. 5.7 REVISED--Clarified that apps must be secured with a valid and trusted SSL certificate (HTTPS). 5.8 ADDED--Added policy 5.8 7.12 REVISED--Added that this policy does not apply to dictionary apps. 10.3 ADDED--Added policy 10.3

January 22, 2013

Validation policies for apps FAQ

Added syntax requirement for app version. Removed "What operating systems, browsers, and devices do my apps for Office and SharePoint need to support?" question; transferred information to Policy 4.12.

January 22, 2013

Building search queries in SharePoint 2013

Clarified that FAST Query Language (FQL) is disabled by default and included steps that explain how to enable it.

January 15, 2013

Custom content processing with the Content Enrichment web service callout

Added a note to clarify that the content enrichment callout step can be configured only with a single web service endpoint. Also listed the default values for properties that are configurable for the client by using Windows PowerShell cmdlets in Table 1.

January 15, 2013

How to: Use the Content Enrichment web service callout for SharePoint Server

Fixed errors reported by the community.

January 15, 2013

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Transfer a workflow between SharePoint Designer 2013 and Visio Professional 2013 (SharePoint 2010 Workflow platform)

New

December 11, 2012

How to: Package and publish high-trust apps for SharePoint 2013

New.

December 11, 2012

REST API reference and samples

New.

December 11, 2012

URLs and tokens in SharePoint 2013

Moved information from Remarks to three new columns.

December 4, 2012

User segmentation in SharePoint 2013

New.

December 4, 2012

Accessibility in SharePoint 2013

New.

December 4, 2012

Explore the app manifest and the package of an app for SharePoint

Clarified the relation of this topic to the app manifest XML reference documentation and moved some information from here to that reference documentation.

December 4, 2012

How to: Learn to read and write to the social feed by using the REST service in SharePoint 2013

Code fix. Added a call to the decodeURIComponent function when constructing the endpoint URI.

December 4, 2012

How to: Create high-trust apps for SharePoint 2013 (advanced topic)

Updated to include new steps for creating high trust apps with the Preview-2 version of the Visual Studio Office and SharePoint Tools.

December 4, 2012

Validation issues in Visio 2013 (SharePoint 2010 Workflow platform)

New.

December 2, 2012

Visio shapes in SharePoint Designer 2013: A quick reference guide (SharePoint 2010 Workflow platform)

New.

December 2, 2012

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How to: Add a Device Channel Panel snippet in SharePoint 2013

New.

November 13, 2012

How to: Add a Web Part zone snippet in SharePoint 2013

New.

November 13, 2012

How to: Apply a master page to a site in SharePoint 2013

New.

November 13, 2012

How to: Include mentions, tags, and links to sites and documents in posts in SharePoint Server 2013

New.

November 13, 2012

SharePoint 2013 Design Manager design packages

New.

November 13, 2012

SharePoint 2013 Design Manager device channels

New.

November 13, 2012

Workflow actions quick reference (SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform)

Updated to reference the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform.

November 13, 2012

OAuth authentication and authorization flow for apps that ask for access permissions on the fly in SharePoint 2013 (advanced topic)

Added note and code example about getting the realm value using the TokenHelper.GetRealmFromTargetUrl method.

November 13, 2012

App License Schema

Added information on how the verification web service treats the app license token as a literal string for validation purposes.

November 13, 2012

How to: Add license checks to your app for SharePoint

Added information on how the verification web service treats the app license token as a literal string for validation purposes.

November 13, 2012

How to: Add license checks to your apps for Office

Added information on how the verification web service treats the app license token as a literal string for validation purposes.

November 13, 2012

This topic has been retired

Updated verification service URL to final address.

November 13, 2012

Validation policies for apps FAQ

Updated location of CDN containing release version of Office.js.

November 13, 2012

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