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Advent Calendar Door 24: Creating multicolumn form layouts in ...

Creating multicolumn form layouts in SharePoint list forms The last skybow Advent Cookie for 2017 is an evergreen: creating multicolumn form layouts with SharePoint ...
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Advent Calendar Door 23: Working with field labels in SharePoint Forms

Working with field labels in SharePoint Forms It is not always practical to have field labels in SharePoint Forms tied to their corresponding controls and shown on their ...
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Advent Calendar Door 22: Performing operations on form load with ...

Performing operations on form load with SharePoint display, new and edit forms Very often, there is a need to perform an operation on form load when opening a SharePoint ...
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Advent Calendar Door 21: Creating cascading lookups in SharePoint

Creating cascading lookups in SharePoint A classic in today’s skybow Advent Calendar: creating cascading lookups with SharePoint and SharePoint Online. While in the past ...
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Advent Calendar Door 20: Perform an action before saving an item in ...

Perform an action before saving an item in SharePoint Today’s skybow Advent Calendar cookie comes from user’s question in our Forum: how can a custom action be performed ...
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Advent Calendar Door 19: Working with User Profile Properties in ...

Working with User Profile Properties in SharePoint Online After a somewhat more complicated read in yesterday’s skybow Advent Cookie, today a simple one, but a really ...
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Advent Calendar Door 18: Running custom JavaScript in your SharePoint

Running custom JavaScript in your SharePoint With all the goodies and features that SharePoint offers, still we sometimes just don’t get around of writing some ...
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Advent Calendar Door 17: Displaying dialogs and messages in SharePoint

Displaying dialogs and messages in SharePoint One of the basics of user interaction is displaying dialogs and messages. In today’s skybow Advent Calendar cookie, we will ...
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Advent Calendar Door 16: Cross-site lookup columns in SharePoint ...

Cross-site lookup columns in SharePoint Online In today’s skybow Advent Calendar cookie, we are solving one of the most required features in SharePoint: Cross-site ...
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Advent Calendar Door 15: Advanced validation in SharePoint list forms

Advanced validation in SharePoint list forms Validation in list forms is again one of the evergreens for SharePoint professional developers and solution creators alike. ...
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Advent Calendar Door 14: Setting default and initial field values in ...

Setting default and initial field values in SharePoint forms In today’s skybow Advent Calendar, again one of the classics: prepopulating values in SharePoint forms, ...
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Advent Calendar Door 13: Turn any SharePoint field into a calculated ...

Turn any SharePoint field into a calculated field Capabilities and limitations of the standard SharePoint calculated fields are well known, and all SharePoint developers ...
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Advent Calendar Door 12: Showing dynamic, context specific ...

Showing dynamic, context specific information in SharePoint forms Another SharePoint requirements classic in today’s skybow Advent Calendar cookie: showing dynamic, ...
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Advent Calendar Door 11: Creating KPIs in SharePoint Lists

Creating KPIs in SharePoint Lists Now, here is an evergreen, a holy grail of all SharePoint requirements in today’s skybow Advent Calendar: KPIs. They can be found in ...
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Advent Calendar Door 10: Creating and modifying SharePoint fields in ...

Creating and modifying SharePoint fields in skybow Solution Studio Changing the view fields in SharePoint is a somewhat cumbersome process, you need to go to list ...
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Advent Calendar Door 9: Hiding a ribbon in SharePoint page, view or ...

Hiding a ribbon in SharePoint page, view or form A quick one – but a classical one – for the 9th cookie in this year’s skybow Advent Calendar: how do I hide a ribbon in ...
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Advent Calendar Door 8: Dynamic and user-specific forms in SharePoint

Dynamic and user-specific forms in SharePoint Creating a user-specific, content-specific or situation-specific SharePoint form has always been a struggle. Both skybow ...
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Advent Calendar Door 7: Master-Detail relations on SharePoint Forms

Master-Detail relations in SharePoint Forms Today a simple, but important skybow Advent cookie: master-detail relations. Everybody knows this struggle with standard ...
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Advent Calendar Door 6: Timer Jobs in SharePoint Online

Timer Jobs in SharePoint Online with skybow Solution Studio Timer Jobs in SharePoint Server? Each developer knows how to deal with that. But in SharePoint Online? There ...
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Advent Calendar Door 5: Data Aggregation in SharePoint: Running ...

Data Aggregation in SharePoint: Running totals across the lists Here is another one from the from the eternal “how do I” SharePoint questions: the data aggregation. In ...
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Advent Calendar Door 4: Generating reports from SharePoint data

Generating reports from SharePoint data Creating reports of SharePoint data has always been somewhat difficult. We have been trying different approaches during all these ...
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Advent Calendar Door 3: Sending Emails

Sending Emails Hey, how do I send an email from SharePoint? That might be one of the most asked questions ever in the SharePoint world, and it is the subject of today's ...
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Advent Calendar Door 2: List navigation and data filtering: fighting ...

List navigation and data filtering: fighting the SharePoint’s 5000 list items limit Everyone who was working with long SharePoint lists, knows the about List View ...
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Advent Calendar Door 1: Top-down metadata inheritance for SharePoint ...

Top-down metadata inheritance for SharePoint items and files Very often there is a situation where you need to enrich the large number of files of list items with the ...
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SharePoint Usage Survey 2017 - Workflows and Business Processes

SharePoint Survey 2017: Workflows and Business Processes Since 2014 Prof Arno Hitzges and Wolfgang Miedl have published 3 SharePoint surveys about the usage of Microsoft ...
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Modern Intranet with Business Apps

Intranet with Business Apps (Valo & skybow) SharePoint is probably the most popular intranet platform in the world, but the great paradox is that there is actually no ...
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The Changing Role of the Citizen Developer - skybow webinar

The Changing Role of the Citizen Developer and Client Side Development in "Modern" Office 365 – skybow to the Rescue? Two SharePoint developers and Microsoft MVPs - Marc ...
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Background processing in business solutions on top of SharePoint ...

What is background processing in the context of SharePoint Online? While a lot of actions and tasks in an application take place within the application user interface ...
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Build, package & publish a business solution on SharePoint Online - ...

How skybow Solution Studio can simplify your ALM Process Every software solution goes through well-known, long-established lifecycle stages. Of course, this is also the ...
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Access Services Replacement with skybow Solution Studio Online

red KG does Market-oriented concepts, transparent financial simulations and valuable rental contracts for sustainable success of hotels and mixed-use real estate ...
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Lightning Tools and skybow Alliance

We are more than happy to announce the technology alliance between skybow and Lightning Tools.  Lightning Tools is a leading global provider of Microsoft SharePoint ...
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Package and Publish in skybow Solution Studio Online

Every software solution goes through well-known, long-established lifecycle stages. Of course, this is also the case with the business solutions built on top of ...
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Delivering the promise of Software as a Service with Hybrid Solutions ...

In the last two years Microsoft’s “cloud first” mantra has come to fruition, delivering the promise of Software as a Service with cloud offerings such as Azure and ...
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Five reasons why you need to migrate your InfoPath forms, today ...

1. InfoPath is a dead technology Microsoft has announced that it will not develop InfoPath any further. It will extend support for current InfoPath products to 2026, but ...
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skybow and Advantive partnership

Effretikon, 16th May 2017 – skybow signed a partnership agreement with IT service provider Advantive. Advantive is a Microsoft specialist who develops customer-specific, ...
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SharePoint with Style - 2nd Theme Designer Webinar

You are working with SharePoint whether On Premises or Online but you are not satisfied with the default look and feel? This Blog post including the related Webinar ...
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Replacing your Access Apps (SharePoint Access Services) with skybow

Business solutions are one of the major use cases for SharePoint. We all know this “Get me the leave-request solution in SharePoint” requirement, and, it was a valid ...
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Faster than a bullet: Building real-life, advanced SharePoint ...

The skybow webinar from March 23th was about building real-life, advanced SharePoint solutions, in matter of hours. We will specifically go through: a real-life example ...
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The future of no-code and low-code solutions

Take a look into the record of our webinar and get to know: important requirements for no-code/low-code solution platforms which UI components (forms) and BPM components ...
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Migration from Lotus Notes to SharePoint - easy with skybow - Part 4

In the first three chapters I introduced you into the development of a "Request for leave" solution and began to show you how it can be easily migrated from Lotus Notes. ...
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Migration from Lotus Notes to SharePoint - easy with skybow - Part 3

In the first two chapters I introduced you into the development of a "Request for leave" solution and began to show you how it can be easily migrated from Lotus Notes. ...
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skybow Solution Studio - Anyone can build business apps on SharePoint

Modern business apps for SharePoint Online have to be client-side, quickly adapted to business changes, hybrid-enabled, able to fully interact with SharePoint data and ...
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Microsoft PowerApps and Flow for business users

Microsoft has presented a new way for creating mobile and responsive user interfaces – PowerApps and Flow. Data-bound mobile apps, connectivity to SharePoint, responsive ...
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Migration from Lotus Notes to SharePoint - easy with skybow - Part 2

Data Modelling: Data structuring in SharePoint works in a similar manner to Lotus Notes: through lists and document libraries, which can be connected through so-called ...
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Migration from Lotus Notes to SharePoint - easy with skybow - Part 1

A lot of enterprises are facing the challenge of phasing out legacy Lotus Notes installations. The first choice in that replacement, and the most recommended choice, is ...
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SharePoint usage survey 2016

2016 Prof. Dr. Arno Hitzges and Prof. Dr. Thorsten Riemker-Gurki published a new survey concerning the use of SharePoint in companies in Germany. Hitzges and ...
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SharePoint with Style - the skybow Theme Designer

  • Matthias Walter
  • 14.11.2016
  • Webinar
You are working with SharePoint whether On Premises or Online but you are not satisfied with the default look and feel? This Blog post including the related Webinar ...
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How to migrate from InfoPath to skybow Rich Forms

  • Matthias Walter
  • 25.10.2016
  • skybow
Thanks everyone who has joined our Webinar about replacing InfoPath with skybow Rich Forms on 20.10.2016. skybow Rich Forms is arguably the only product on the market ...
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Happy Anniversary. Let's celebrate!

Join us on a journey that started one year ago. A year full of awesome changes and cool achievements. We are proud and celebrate that skybow is a well-known vendor in ...
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Dynamic Forms - Part 4: Setting “Subindustry” to be visible and ...

  • Adis Jugo
  • 17.08.2016
In the last step, we set the SharePoint field “Subindustry” to be invisible all the time (we set its “Visible expression” to “false”).
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Dynamic Forms - Part 3: Enabling the "Position" and "Industry" fields ...

  • Adis Jugo
  • 11.08.2016
For now, all of the fields on the “Add new” and “Edit” SharePoint list forms are enabled and visible. But, the requirement was that the “Position” and “Industry” fields ...
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Microsoft is removing code-based sandbox solutions from SharePoint ...

On Monday, 29 July 2016, Microsoft announced that it would be withdrawing support for code-based sandbox solutions in SharePoint Online and Office 365. New code-based ...
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Dynamic Forms - Part 2: Enabling searching industries and ...

  • Adis Jugo
  • 02.08.2016
The first requirement was to make it possible to add and choose new values for fields “Industry” and “Subindustry”, directly from the “Leads” form. That essentially ...
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Dynamic Forms - Part 1: Creating dynamic SharePoint form and field ...

  • Adis Jugo
  • 28.07.2016
A few days ago, while running a training program for a partner company, we came up with a requirement for dynamically setting SharePoint field values in the “New” and ...
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Farewell Ardevia, welcome skybow Rich Forms

The long term users of Ardevia Rich Forms might have noticed that this popular SharePoint AddIn is not anymore available in the Microsoft Office Store. This is a part of ...
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Rapid development of SharePoint and Office 365 business solutions ...

Our Matt and Adis have delivered an online webinar about skybow Rich Forms on July 13th, and we have received some great feedback and a bunch of good questions about it. ...
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C3C Kapa

C3C Case for a SharePoint solution with skybow! – C3C Kapa Hier gehts zur Deutschen Version skybow is delighted to introduce a new Solution based on our products. C3C ...
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skybow is ready for SharePoint 2016

Today marks the moment, where we can officially say that we are ready for SharePoint 2016. From now on SP 2016 is part of our official release cycle.
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skybow growth at 400%

skybow was founded in September in 2015 with 7 employees. 10 months later the number of people has doubled twice and is currently at 28. skybow delivers the leading ...
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skybow Forms: Dynamic Field Validation

Building a business solution with the out-of-the-box functionalities is challenging. Dynamic data input masks are often an important criterion for user acceptance and ...
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skybow release 2016.1: “Do you view Francais?”

  • Matthias
  • 19.04.2016
If you are familiar with SharePoint, you defnietly know the problem. Moving documents is horrific and the general overview is not logical. Our former solution for that ...
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skybow Tutorial: Send Email Action

Matthias explains our skybow solution accelerator "Send Email Action" in this tutorial. Emails can be send with any SharePoint content. Possibilities of triggering this ...
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