Project EST – Part 01 – Data Base

Project EST – Part 01 – Data Base

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To create my solution for scheduled tweets I needed some kind of data base where all the tweets are stored and managed. It had to be something easy to use…and reachable from everywhere…best case there is a way to use an app to control the data…and it must fit to the other tools in the solution…

First I thought about an Excel-Sheet and figured out quickly that this is not the best way to go. The main issue is to handle tweet pictures in Excel. It would have been neccessary to file images as URLs…but this was to complicated to handle in day to day use. 

So it led me to a…

SharePoint List

yes I did it… SharePoint… I created a list… and now I am some kind of a SharePoint master or so 🙂

This List contains everyhting required to create my tweets:

  • Event / Topic
  • When should the post go out
  • Tweet Text
  • Hashtags
  • Sent-Status
  • Attachments (Tweet Images)

With the SharePoint UI it is now possible to easily create new tweets and to modify existing elements in the list.

Next Steps

Now only a few steps left

  • Create a solution to edit the list from any device
  • Create a solution to send out the tweets 
  • Tests…

About the author:

Ich bin Eric Berg und bin Principal IT-Architekt im Bereich Microsoft Modern Workplace and Datacenter un Microsoft P-TSP für Azure und Modern Desktop. Seit 2015 bin ich Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP. Ich bin Organisator des Azure Thüringen Meetups und Sprecher auf Events wie der ExpertsLive Europe, CDC Germany und Microsoft Ignite. Alle Gedanken, Meinungen und Ideen auf dieser Website sind von mir und spiegeln nicht die Haltung meines Arbeitgebers oder von Microsoft wieder.

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