Newsletter – Episode 54

Episode 54 – February 26, 2016


cool pic Microsoft Replacing SharePoint Dev Certifications with Office 365

Microsoft Learning decided to answer the confusion in a follow up blog post, in which we learned that the SharePoint Dev exams are going away, while an Office 365 app exam is coming in! Read this post to find out more details.

cool pic Microsoft Sway Adds Support For Power BI, Access To “Recent” Office Documents And More

Microsoft announced a number of updates for the Sway web service to help you more easily find your content, embed new forms of interactive material, adjust text in new, intuitive ways and more.

cool pic Auditing, reporting and storage improvements for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

Microsoft Office Team has announced an important update for admins — the ability to audit and report on numerous activities that take place within SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business, as well as new file size limits for files uploaded to SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.

cool pic New security management and transparency capabilities coming to Office 365

Bret Arsenault, chief information security officer for Microsoft, announced Microsoft Cloud App Security, a comprehensive cloud access security broker (CASB) solution, based on Microsoft’s acquisition of cloud security innovatorAdallom.

cool pic Microsoft Raises Office 365 File Size Limits, Improves Auditing

Microsoft announced a number of improvements to its Office 365 product, including the expansion of some service limitations.

cool pic Updates to Office 365 Groups

Microsoft Mechanics takes a tour of updates to Office 365 Groups — spanning user, IT and developer experiences. Watch this episode to know more about updates to Office 365 Groups.

cool pic Office 365 — monthly Dev Digest for February

Welcome to the 12th edition of Dev Digest, designed to help you—the Office 365 developer—keep up to date with what’s new in Office 365 development.

videos & presentations

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Book: Cloud-Accelerated Hybrid Scenarios with SharePoint and Office 365

Microsoft has released a guide, which is an overview of Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Office 365 hybrid scenarios, including basic details on successfully configuring one or more hybrid workloads.

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Developing SharePoint Add-Ins with TypeScript and Angular 2

In this episode of Office 365 Dev Pulse, Scot Hillier takes you through developing a SharePoint-hosted add-in with Angular 2.

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PnP Web Cast – Provider hosted add-in infrastructure setup for SharePoint on-premises

In this PnP Web Cast you will concentrate on the different infrastructural options around setting up provider hosted add-in environment for SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 2016.

blogs & tutorials

Episode 085 on best practices for Office Add-ins — Office 365 Developer Podcast

In this episode, Jeremy Thake talks to Dean Slawson and Jeffrey Dunn on best practices for Office Add-ins.

Get started with Office 365/SharePoint Online dev – part 2: Developing SharePoint add-ins (apps)

This is the second post by Chris O’Brien around getting started with Office 365/SharePoint Online development. In these couple of articles, he describes a process where developers new to this space can get started by using trial environments and an Azure virtual machine.

Optimizing Office web apps and add-ins for release with Gulp

When building Office web applications and add-ins there comes the time where they are ready for release. This blog pose by Waldek Mastykarz will guide you through creating an Office 365 task pane add-in leveraging Gulp tasks.

What are the differences between SharePoint versions & Office 365 by Natalie Jard

The SharePoint landscape has a quite fascinating history. The product currently has at least 4 versions still in active use – SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013 and Office 365. Find the main differences between SharePoint editions in this article.

Three new first release features for the Video Portal

Find out in this blog post what are three new (First Release) features for the Office 365 Video Portal.

Office 365 introduces different update cycles for Office 2016 apps

This blog post by Jakob Østergaard Nielsen is about the Office 2016 update model, that Microsoft released last year. Office 365 is now introducing the option to control how often updates are introduced to the Office 365 Client apps.

People who worked on this episode

Have a good weekend!

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Belarus SharePoint Community,
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