Newsletter – Episode 64

Episode 64 – May 17, 2016



cool pic SharePoint 2013 May 2016 Cumulative Updates

The SharePoint 2013 May 2016 Cumulative Updates have been released.

cool pic Office 365 Developer Patterns and Practices – May 2016 release

Office 365 Developer Patterns and Practices (PnP) May 2016 release is out with new contributions from the community for the community. This post contains all the details related to what was included in the release and what else has been happening in the PnP world during the past month.

cool pic The Latest of Microsoft Office Developer Tools: Office Add-in Commands and SharePoint 2016 Support

Visual Studio team has announced Preview 2 of Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2015. Preview 2 adds the support for SharePoint 2016 solutions and add-in development in Visual Studio 2015, on top of the new features available in Update 2 of Office Developer Tools. For Visual Studio 15, SharePoint 2016 support is available by default when you install Office Developer Tools.

cool pic What’s new in Office 365 administration — April roundup

This article is a summary of updates in April for the new Office 365 admin center.

videos & presentations

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Office Dev PnP Web Cast – Getting started with SharePoint Framework

In this PnP Web Cast Vesa Juvonen and Waldek Mastykarz concentrated on showing in practice how to get started with upcoming SharePoint Framework.

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Accelerating Innovation with Hybrid: SharePoint Server 2016 and Office 365

Principal engineer Michael Connolly explores the easiest ways for you to get value out of the Cloud now via a hybrid solution that doesn’t require full migration of content from your existing on-premises deployment.

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Office Dev PnP Web Cast – Managing your app principals in Office 365 – Tooling and Scripts

In this PnP Web Cast you will see how to manage your app and service principals using either code or using PowerShell.

blogs & tutorials

Creating a SharePoint 2016 External Content Type trough OData in VS 2015 with EF6

This blog post will describe step by step how to create a SharePoint 2016 External Content Type trough OData in VS 2015 with EF6.

Making a vacation request flow with Microsoft Flow (preview)

A demonstration of how a workflow for a vacation request can be automated with the new Microsoft Flow.

SharePoint and Flow

A walkthrough of using the Microsoft Flow to integrate MailChimp and SharePoint.

Exploring Microsoft’s vision for enterprise collaboration

Here you will find Microsoft’s view of how to deliver effective collaboration.

The new SharePoint development model – client web parts, JavaScript frameworks, npm, Gulp, TypeScript etc.

In this blog post Chris O’Brien has created an overview of the new SharePoint development model and the most important technologies and tools to be used in the future.

SharePoint Framework – Initial Questions and Answers

At the Future of SharePoint event in San Francisco on May the 4th Microsoft announced the new and improved customization option and/or development model called the SharePoint Framework. There’s been some confusion going on on Twitter and other social medias and podcasts, so Wictor Wilen decided to put together this Q&A post to clarify things.

Connect external services to SharePoint using Microsoft Flow

Connecting external services to SharePoint, especially the ones that are not part of Microsoft ecosystem, was incredibly hard, but this is about to change with Microsoft Flow. Microsoft Flow is an event-automation service developed to create automated workflows between your favorite apps and services to get notifications, synchronize files, collect data, and more.

What you should learn to prepare for developing solutions on the SharePoint Framework

This blog by Waldek Mastykarz, Microsoft MVP, reveals a few things that you can start learning today to be prepared for the new SharePoint Framework before it becomes available.

SharePoint 101 (Novice Level)

Install and Configure System Center Management Pack for SharePoint Server 2013

In this post Roel Knippen is going to take you through the steps required to install and configure the system center management pack for SharePoint server 2013.

upcoming events & webinars

Best Practices for Migrating to Office 365

Adopting Microsoft Office 365 is often seen as a pretty daunting and complicated task, but with careful planning you can be up and running in no time! Whether you are looking to test, pilot or migrate your business to Office 365, this webinar will guide you through the process and help you avoid some of the common pitfalls.

People who worked on this episode

Have a great week!

And may Odin ride with you into Valhalla.

Best regards,
Belarus SharePoint Community,
Newsletter Founders.

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