Newsletter – Episode 55

Episode 55 – March 4, 2016


cool pic Vulnerability: SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 – MS Critical Security Bulletin MS16-015

This week Microsoft released a critical security bulletin related to vulnerabilities in several versions of Microsoft Office (2007, 2010, 2013, 2013RT, 2016, 2011 for Mac, 2016 for Mac). In addition, SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 are also affected. Full details on the vulnerabilities can be found here.

cool pic Microsoft has some big OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online updates

Great news! In addition to the roll-out of Office 2016, Microsoft has a whole range of updates for both OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online.

cool pic February Office 365 updates

Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office team shares some information regarding the updates that will come to Office 365.

videos & presentations

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Preparing your on-premises SharePoint 2013 or 2016 for add-in usage

In this PnP Web Cast you will concentrate on additional configuration needed on the SharePoint on-premises farms when you start using add-in model based implementations.

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SharePoint Responsive UI Package for on-premises (SP 2013 and SP 2016)

In this demo video Paolo Pialorsi, SharePoint MCM, explains how to get started on using SharePoint Responsive UI Package in your on-premises deployment.

blogs & tutorials

Patching Distributed Cache in SharePoint Server 2013

This document explains in detail the procedure to be followed for patching the App Fabric component in Windows Server. An App Fabric Cumulative Update is exactly the same as a CU for SharePoint, it contains all previous CUs. So if we install CU6 you also get CU1 to CU5 installed.

SharePoint 2016: What Is in a Patch?

Microsoft now lets us patch live and rolling through the servers. The file size is now smaller, a lot smaller, which begs the question: “What did they change and what does the patch now contain?

5 promising acquisitions for Microsoft Azure and Office 365

Over the past 30 years Microsoft has acquired 193 companies, 22 of them since January 2015 alone. An interesting thing is that many will be pulled into Microsoft’s current Azure and Office 365 cloud offerings. Not all 22 acquisitions are intriguing, here you will learn about 5 of the most promising ones.

Episode 086 panel at SPTechCon Office 365 Developer Podcast

In this episode, Jeremy Thake sits on an Office 365/SharePoint user group panel discussion with Ben Niaulin, Todd Klindt, Sue Hanley and David Feldman.

The Real Cost of the Cloud Search Service Application

This is a great blog post by Vlad Catrinescu, SharePoint MVP, about the real costs of hybrid search.


SharePoint 2013/2016 Responsive UI

This solution provides you the capability to enable Responsive UI for a Site Collection in Microsoft SharePoint 2013/2016 on-premises. The solution leverages some JavaScript embedding and CSS overriding. Watch also the PnP WebCast (see VIDEOS section in this Episode) to see this tool in action.

SharePoint 101 (Novice Level)

SharePoint 2013 Retrieve the List Item Version History and Attachment URLs Using SharePoint Web Services

In this article you will explore how to maintain the version of the field and fetch the attachment URL of a list item. Here, you will find out how to do it using client side mode via SharePoint Web service using Webservice only (_vti_bin/lists.asmx).

upcoming events & webinars

Office 365 CON 2016

This year’s Office 365 CON virtual live event will take place on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Participation is limited to the first 1000 attendees, so early registration is encouraged!

Make SharePoint SASSy (Level 300)

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Minsk time UTC+3 (view in your time zone). This is a webinar by Stefan Bauer, SharePoint geek, about how to use SASS with SharePoint.

People who worked on this episode

Have a good weekend!

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Belarus SharePoint Community,
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