Speaking at 1st “Microsoft Azure Community Meet Up in UAE

Tuesday, September 2, 2014


Learn and Network!

We are pleased to invite you to our 1st “MicrosoftAzure Community Meet Up in UAE” at Microsoft Office, Dubai. This is your chance to connect with like-minded IT Professionals & Developers on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

We'll have technical talks and networking opportunities over pizza. You can engage in discussions with the community, learn how MicrosoftAzure works, share your experiences and get help from experts.

Looking forward to a cloudy evening with you!




When?6:00pm – 8:00pm
3rd September 2014
Where?Microsoft Office. Click here for map.

Service Pack for SharePoint Server 2013 1 Recalled [Updated]

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The updated version of Service Pack 1 has been released today!
Refer to the information below to acquire the updated Service Pack for your product:
NOTE The KB articles for the re-released Service Pack is different from the recalled Service Pack.
  • KB 2880551 - SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1
  • KB 2880552 - SharePoint Server 2013 SP1
  • KB 2880553 - Project Server 2013 SP1
  • KB 2880554 - SharePoint Server Language Pack
  • KB 2880555 - SharePoint Foundation Language Pack
  • KB 2880558 - Office Web Apps Server 2013 SP1
Download links for updated SP1:
Customers with Service Pack 1 Deployed
For customers who have previously deployed Service Pack 1, download the updated Service Pack 1 and install over the existing Service Pack 1 running PSConfig or PSConfigUI immediately following.
Customers without Service Pack 1
For customers without Service Pack 1 deployed, download the updated Service Pack 1 package and deploy as per the KB documentation.

see official announcement in Bill Baers blog post.


Sunday, April 20, 2014

This trip was the one of the best travel trip of my life. I get a chance to meet beautiful and crazy , Technology Geeks like me. Microsoft MVP Team arrange great event. it was a great opportunity for me to learn and see how other MVP are contributing in different part of the world  MVP Open Days technical and Motivational session by Microsoft Team was great. my thanks to our MEA MVP Lead Eylem Arslan and MEA MVP Lead Hande Kayadeniz Torkan. for make it possible and her efforts. 

Few new friend and inspiring people.
 Alistair Pugin (SharePoint MVP)  Helping  SharePoint African Community amazing passionate guys.
 Taylor Gibb (Windows Consumer MVP   consumer-focused blog Helping  Student , Developer , Consumers African
Daron Yondem (Azure MVP).  Great guy. Shared his knowledge about community and presentation skills.
Dr. Ahmed Bahaa ALM MVP.
Ayman El-Hattab  SharePoint MVP : My SharePoint Buddy. its was really great to meet him see how he is participating in international community.  He Speaker at SPC 2014,SPS Gulf, SP24.
Mahmoud Challouf SharePoint MVP Nice tusins entrepreneurs and very helpful guys. 
 Houssem Dellai Windows Phone MVP young and inspiring 

SharePoint Search 2013 for Developers - Dev Saturday UAE (Workshop ,Meetup) - Post Event Summary

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Great to SharePoint Geeks in Dubai and Share My Experience with them. Wasi Khan  also share Real Life business and technical Problem that usually Developers and IT Pro have to Face during Development and Implementation of SharePoint. 

Major Topics

SharePoint 2010 vs @ SPS 2013 Search
New Search Architecture.
Hybrid Search Implementations.
Customizing the Search Experience.
Rest API for Search
Enhancement in  CSOM SharePoint 2013.

Event Details

Looking forward for our next meetup .

Speaking at SharePoint Saturday 2014 GUFL

My Session At Introduction to SharePoint Cloud Business Apps

By using the Cloud Business App template in Visual Studio, you can create apps for SharePoint in which users can view, add, and update SharePoint data. The Cloud Business App project type uses Visual Studio LightSwitch technologies, which greatly simplify the process of creating business app hosted on SharePoint. In this walkthrough, you’ll create an app to track job candidates, taking advantage of the SharePoint for Office 365 social integration feature to provide a newsfeed for the app.

About SPS Gulf
SharePoint administrators, end users, architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft SharePoint Technologies are invited to attend the 1st Live Online SharePoint Saturday Gulf event on April 12​th at 10:00 AM (GMT +4).

SharePoint Saturday Gulf is a free, educational, informative, & lively day filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals, MCMs, MCTs & MVPs who are willing to share their great experience.

In order to hear the presenters, you will need headphones or computer speakers. There will be no conference call dial-in phone numbers; everything will be done over your computer.

We are all about bringing great SharePoint content to the Arab Gulf area​. Follow us on Twitter at #SPSGulf.​

For Registrations


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Representing 18 countries within Middle East & Africa, MEA MVP Program is the home for 125 MVPs across a wide-range of expertise contributing to the Microsoft communities day and night. Additionally to the Global MVP Summit where you can interact with specific product groups focusing your expertise we are proud to announce a local MVP gathering in our region and call it the “MEA MVP Open Day”. You will not only have the chance to meet your peers from the region but use this as an opportunity to enjoy a great keynote by MEA HQ DPE Lead Aben Kavoor, Microsoft MVP Program Business Lead Michael Fosmire, Nokia Developer Champion CEE Lead Darius Dariusz Zalewski, and International Senior Site Manager (MSDN & TechNet) Ekaterina Lajintseva. You might guess that we have more to share and you are definitely right. We just love surprises and will keep these at they are.


SharePoint and Office 365 End User Training Abu Dhabi

Monday, March 10, 2014

More details about Course

About this Course

This SharePoint 2013 End User class is for end users working in a SharePoint 2013 environment. The course teaches SharePoint basics such as working with lists and libraries as well as basic page customizations.
Audience Profile
This course is intended for new and existing users of SharePoint.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Learn to navigate a SharePoint 2013 Team Site.
Learn to create SharePoint lists.
Learn to customize SharePoint lists.
Learn to create SharePoint libraries.
Learn to manage library document versions.
Learn to create SharePoint list and library views.
Learn to create sub sites using various SharePoint templates.
Learn to create and edit Web page content.
Learn to create InfoPath Forms and Form libraries.
Learn to create Site columns and content types.
Learn to integrate Office applications with SharePoint 2013.
Learn to manage basic permissions of SharePoint 2013 resources.