Newsletter – Episode 68

Episode 68 – June 14, 2016



cool pic Patterns and Practices SharePoint JavaScript Library 1.0.0

Patterns and Practices client side library version 1.0.0 was released on the 6th of June. This is the culmination of several months effort by Microsoft as well as PnP community contributors to produce a reusable library to help simplify SharePoint client side development. It contains a fluent API for working with the SharePoint REST API as well as utility and helper functions.

cool pic xSharePoint is now SharePointDsc – what you need to know!

For just over 12 months now Microsoft has been working hard to grow the xSharePoint DSC module to let SharePoint 2013 and 2016 administrators use PowerShell Desired State Configuration to manage their SharePoint deployments. MS Guru and their core team have made an important transition – renaming from “xSharePoint” to “SharePointDsc”.

cool pic New SharePoint CSOM version released for SharePoint Online – June 2016

This release contains some updates of the existing SharePoint CSOM assemblies and some maintenance changes. The main reason for this new release was around the new taxonomy term set capability which is commonly used with term sync tooling across environments.

cool pic Office 365 and SharePoint Patterns and Practices – June 2016 release

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

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

Here you will find a summary of the May updates for the new Office 365 admin center.

cool pic Microsoft Planner ready for Showtime

The general availability of Microsoft Planner was marked on 6th June. Over the next several weeks, Planner will roll out to all eligible Office 365 customers worldwide. This includes Office 365 Enterprise E1–E5, Business Essentials, Premium and Education subscription plans.

videos & presentations

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What visibility and control do I have of threats in my Office 365 environment?

Data is the new currency. Everyone wants access to it, however only a certain few should be allowed to get it. This video will help address what visibility and control you have of threats in your Office 365 environment.

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A Forrester report: The Total Economic Impact Of Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) organizations may get by deploying Office 365. The purpose of this study is to provide the readers at small and medium-sized businesses (one to 250 users) with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of Office 365 on their organizations.

blogs & tutorials

Develop a client web part in the SharePoint Framework – a walk-through

Chris O’Brien continues his post series on the new SharePoint Framework.

A new way of developing display templates

Elio Struyf described the possible modern ways of developing display templates.

Create a Simple SharePoint 2013 Employee Directory on Office365 – Part 5 – Sorting & Refiners

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series “Create a Simple SharePoint 2013 Employee Directory on Office365”.

Contributing to Office Dev PnP and SharePoint PnP documentation just got easier

Now there is a new and improved process for enabling easier way to make documentation contributions around the Office 365 Dev and SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) MSDN section. Read the article for more details.

Office 365 development and SharePoint patterns and practices solution guidance

The Office 365 Developer and SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) initiative provides samples and documentation to help you to implement typical customizations for Office 365 or for SharePoint (Online and on-premises) based on your functional requirements.


PnP JSCore Yeoman Template

A Yeoman generator which establishes a sample project to help you get started using the sp-pnp-js library.

Monitoring and protecting sensitive data in Office 365

Microsoft IT created a solution to manage the risk of sharing sensitive data, while still promoting collaboration in Office 365. Power BI dashboards give insight into how Microsoft corporate users share information. This solution detects sensitive data sharing and helps Microsoft IT proactively manage and respond to information security risks.

SharePoint 101 (Novice Level)

Modern document libraries in SharePoint

What is a document library in SharePoint 2016?

upcoming events & webinars

Microsoft Ignite Agenda is Available

Session catalog for the upcoming conference has become available on MS Ignite site. Check it out and get inspired to attend this event.

People who worked on this episode

Have a great week!

The end!

Best regards,
Belarus SharePoint Community,
Newsletter Founders.

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