Recently I created lots of SharePoint provider hosted apps for several customers - most of them very simple apps to register a remote event receiver or send emails. But a few of them were complex business apps that used the integration options for SharePoint but stood almost separately as websites running on Azure. The first apps we created had the name .azurewebsites.net - and for some customers that looked so odd that they opened tickets and asked for confirmation if the apps are legit.
Ignite 2016 is over and we all were updated with tons of new features, announcements and insights in Atlanta - in this post I will try to give you a summary what I learned at Ignite 2016 SharePoint Conference it Atlanta. Office 365 and SharePoint Online I took that one from the official source because it pretty sums up whats coming: The next wave of innovations to achieve the SharePoint vision (simple and powerful file sharing, mobile and intelligent intranet, open and connected platform, commitment to security, privacy and compliance) contains the following highlights:
Recently my colleagues and I created a lot of SharePoint provider-hosted addins - in our case that is just a MVC Website hosted on Azure that talks balk to SharePoint. And I have to say it is good fun because we could actually debug a production site/business application in case something unforeseeable happens (aka. bugs). And the integration in Visual Studio via the Cloud Explorer could not be simpler. Right click on the website, attach debugger and see the problem.