Newsletter – Episode 77

Episode 77 – October 27, 2016



cool pic SharePoint Framework: September Updates

Drop 3 of the framework has a few changes to the property pane APIs in the sp-client-preview package, and some small fixes to the build toolchain.

cool pic SharePoint Framework (SPFx) Developer Preview Drop 4 now available

New drop #4 on the SharePoint Framework npm packages are now available! Check release notes on the included changes and addressed issues.

cool pic Office 365 Public CDN Developer Preview Release

Vesa Juvonen announced the availability of the (long awaited) CDN features for SharePoint Online. The SharePoint Online CDN features allows you to turn one or more libraries in your SharePoint tenant into a repository for assets that you want to store in a CDN for performance reasons and geo-distribution reasons.

cool pic SharePoint Webhooks Developer Preview – Now Available

Microsoft introduces Webhooks for SharePoint. Webhooks are an increasingly common developer notification technology used across the industry in various web applications to inform each other about changes in their respective systems.

cool pic Announcing Feature Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2016—cloud-born and future-proof

Details on the Feature Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2016 upcoming in November are available now.

videos & presentations

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SharePoint Patterns & Practices – JS & SP Fx Special Interest Group Recording – 22nd of September

SharePoint Patterns and Practices – JavaScript and SP Framework Special Interest Group weekly call recording for the 22th of September meeting.

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PnP Webcast – Getting started with SharePoint Webhook

In this PnP Web Cast you will concentrate on showing how to get started with upcoming SharePoint Webhooks. SharePoint Webhooks allow developers to build service integration which subscribe to receive notifications on specific events that occur in SharePoint.

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SharePoint PnP Webcast – Introduction to PnP Partner Pack v2

In this PnP Web Cast all the key capabilities in new PnP Partner Pack v2.0 release are covered.

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Migrating on-premises SharePoint sites to the cloud

TechNet Radio host Yung Chou welcomes David Johnson, Senior Program Manager, to discuss how Microsoft IT migrated more than 185,000 on-premises internal SharePoint sites and portals to the cloud.

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Office 365 Update for September 2016

Jim Naroski covers recent enhancements to Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based solution for the modern workplace.

blogs & tutorials

70-346 Study Guide – Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

If you want to get your MCSA #Office365 Certification, you may find this reference/study guide from Vlad Catrinescu very helpful!

Site Collection Features Operations In SharePoint 2016 Using REST API

In this article, you will see how to interact with site collection features in SharePoint 2016, using REST API. The scope of the article is, fetch all the active site collection features, activate Publishing feature, deactivate Publishing feature.

Developing using Tenant permissions with App-Only in SharePoint Online

The developer experience has changed for SharePoint Provider-hosted Add-ins that require Tenant permission in combination with app-only. This article walks you through the new experience for developing and debugging these solutions.

Create an Office 365 dev/test environment in Azure

With the Office 365 dev/test environment in Azure, you can follow step-by-step instructions to configure a simplified intranet in Azure infrastructure services, an Office 365 Enterprise E5 subscription, and directory synchronization for Azure Active Directory (AD).

Microsoft Cloud IT architecture resources

These architecture tools and posters give you information about Microsoft cloud services and platforms, including Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Intune, Microsoft Dynamics 365, private cloud datacenter, and hybrid on-premises and cloud solutions.

Bulk UPA Custom Profile Properties Update API available worldwide

Bulk UPA Custom Profile Properties Update API is now available across all SharePoint Online tenants.

SharePoint Framework Nuggets: logging like a pro

The SharePoint Framework (SPFx) has as all decent frameworks a built-in logging mechanism, albeit very simple, but still yet valuable. Read this article by Wictor Wilen to find out more.


5 ways to load templates in SharePoint Framework Client-Side Web Parts built using Angular

One of the key elements of each Angular application are templates used to display data. Here are 5 ways how you can define them in SharePoint Framework Client-Side Web Parts built using Angular.

Metro Tiles

Create live tiles and add them to your SharePoint. This add-in works in: SharePoint 2013 or later, SharePoint Online.

SharePoint Migration Assessment Tool Release Candidate

Assessment tool for SharePoint 2013 servers before migration to SharePoint online.


React components for building experiences for Office and Office 365.

SharePoint 101 (Novice Level)

SharePoint Online Deployments: What You Need to Know

In this article, common tools and strategy for deploying SharePoint Online successfully are described.

Infographic – Ultimate guide to size and usage limits

Nice infographic that covers the size and usage limitations inherent to SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online

How not to go insane with all the SharePoint changes

7 tips on how to get yourself familiar with new featuresj available in Office 365.

Customizing the Suite Bar Theme in your Office 365 Tenant

A step by step instruction on how to change the logo and a color of a suite bar in your Office 365 tenant.

People who worked on this episode

Have a great week!

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Belarus SharePoint Community,
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