Bonzai Intranet Blog

Experimenting with AngularJS in SharePoint Part 2

If you haven’t checked out Part 1, please have a look. I’ve made some changes since then. I’ll be going over the changes here in Part 2.

Beyond Governance Planning: it’s the execution that matters!

If you’ve read anything about governance, you’ll quickly figure out that this is a really really big topic and so naturally it can be really overwhelming to understand. When a lot of people talk about governance, they talk about how […]

SharePoint and Moment.js

As SharePoint 2013 client side developers, rarely do we implement a custom solution that outputs dates without loading Moment.js. Simply put, Moment.js makes it possible to: Parse, validate, manipulate, and display dates in javascript. And not only does it make […]

Content Approval Models in SharePoint Intranets

SharePoint 2013 provides a number of ways to author, approve and publish content. When we work with clients on Bonzai implementations we take into account both the Intranet publishing model that an organization will use and how this can be […]

Item-Level Security, Sharing and the SharePoint Publishing Infrastructure Feature

The Scenario Consider a scenario such as the following: you need to grant access to a specific document within a site to a user, but want to restrict that users access to the rest of the site. This is not […]

Re-Thinking SharePoint Intranets with Bonzai Webinar

As part of the recent launch of Bonzai Intranet for SharePoint we have been receiving many questions about Bonzai such as:

Using SharePoint’s DatePicker Control

  SharePoint Date Picker

Should Developers be involved in UI/UX?

Identifying some often overlooked pitfalls when chopping design into code A couple of weeks ago, Bonzai designer Mayra Pulido posted a thought provoking article Should UI Designers do UX?. My thoughts being sufficiently provoked, I started thinking about developers being involved in […]

Adding an XsltListViewWebPart With a Custom View Using JavaScript

I was building a SharePoint Hosted App, and one of the requirements was to add a List View web part to the home page of a site. Lucky for us SharePoint devs, there is no documentation on this stuff, only […]

Reporting on SharePoint lists with many to many relationships using Power Query

SharePoint lists are often the repository for reportable items and whether these take the form of incident reports, inventory, inspection forms or other data we are often asked to surface that information in a usable fashion for the business. I […]

Should UI Designers do UX?

With whom can we lean on the process? If you’re reading this, chances are you’re probably a designer aiming to become a UX Designer. Maybe your job title on linkedin is UX/UI Designer already. Or even better, you are a “UX Unicorn” on […]

The launch of Bonzai Intranet for SharePoint

The consulting company I co-founded, Dynamic Owl Consulting, has been hard at work over the past year developing a new product that we’re very proud to release–Bonzai, a pre-built intranet for SharePoint.