Newsletter – Episode 84

Episode 84 – December 6, 2016



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

New SharePoint Client Side Object Model (CSOM) version is targeted for the Office 365 or more specifically for SharePoint and Project Online.

cool pic Updates for Excel Services and BI in SharePoint 2016 on-premises

There are some updates on what has changed with SharePoint Server 2016 BI. Updates include architecture changes to the SharePoint-based on-premises Microsoft BI Stack and how you can benefit from upgrading your BI farms to SharePoint Server 2016, SQL 2016 and Office Online Server with Excel Online.

cool pic New to Office 365 in November — new collaboration capabilities and more

Microsoft team is announcing several updates to the Office apps to help you easily and effectively collaborate with others.This includes real – time co – authoring in PowerPoint, the ability to upload attachments to the cloud directly from Outlook and other collaboration capabilities.

cool pic SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) repositories moving in GitHub

As part of the SharePoint/Office 365 Dev Patterns and Practices ownership changes to SharePoint engineering, PnP team has decided transfer the PnP initiative GitHub repositories from OfficeDev GitHub organization to SharePoint organization.

cool pic SharePoint Framework Drop 6 is available

Drop 6 of the SharePoint Framework is now available also with first release tenants.

videos & presentations

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PnP Webcast – Introducing Office 365 Connectors

This PnP Web Cast with Paolo Pialorsi and Vesa Juvonen is around the Office 365 Connectors.

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PnP Webcast – PnP Core and PnP PowerShell SIG recording – 30th of November

This is PnP Core, PnP PowerShell and provisioning engine Special Interest Group (SIG) weekly call recording for the 30th of November meeting.

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PnP Webcast – Building multi-view Angular 1.x client-side web parts with SharePoint Framework

In this PnP Webcast, Vesa Juvonen concentrated on covering the considerations around multi-view web parts, where the presentation layer is changed based on the status of the web part.

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PnP Webcast – Building real time news feed web part with SharePoint Framework

In this PnP Webcast, you will look at the client-side web part to build a real time notification model with SharePoint Framework using React.js, Office UI Fabric React components, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Storage Queue, and node.js.

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Accessible authoring tips and updates in Office 365

Office 365 Accessibility Product Manager, Malavika Rewari, walks through specific tips and updates that help you to author accessible content with Office 365 and ensure your peers with disabilities can consume your content without any issues.

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New intelligent Office 365 app experiences

Look at this short web cast by Microsoft Mechanics about Intelligent new capabilities in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, including updates to personal work analytics.

blogs & tutorials

Embed a Yammer feed into a SharePoint site

For SharePoint Online and SharePoint Server 2013, you can easily add a Yammer feed to a SharePoint with Yammer Embed. This blog post will show how to do it.

Should you start writing production code on the SharePoint Framework now?

Modern pages are starting to become prevalent (and the default), and users are using them – so if you’re customizing SharePoint or adding new functionality based on web parts, you might run into problems soon if your web part will not work here. Read article for more details.

Use smart filters to find your file or list item

Smart filters can help you find the file or list item you’re looking for. When you make a filter selection, items that don’t match are removed from the list shown on the page.

DIWUG SharePoint e-Magazine #18

The DIWUG SharePoint eMagazine is a free downloadable magazine with articles written by MCMs, MVPs and other authors from the SharePoint community. The target audiences are IT-pros, developers and end (power) users.

How to use Masonry in SharePoint Framework client-side web parts

Masonry is a popular library frequently used in JavaScript customizations. Here is how you can use it in SharePoint Framework.

Unity Connect 2016 presentation slides available

This blog post by Waldek Mastykarz where he shares his slides from the recent Unity Connect 2016. Take a look if you are interested in presentation about building productivity solutions using the Microsoft Graph.

Modern SharePoint pages and team news pages – how to query/search for them

This blog post by Chris O’Brian is about new modern pages (they are also in SharePoint team sites in Office 365 now) and how they are working.



SPCSR is a Community driven SharePoint client script library. It contains all of the available Display Template samples provided by the SharePoint community members and javascript libraries that can be used in Display Templates and other CSR scripts.

SharePoint Framework client-side web part samples & tutorial materials

Code samples and developer content targeted towards SharePoint Framework client-side web parts.

SharePoint 101 (Novice Level)

10 ways to move a SharePoint document

10 ways to move a SharePoint document.

SharePoint Basic List Item Operations Using TypeScript

In this article, you will learn how to perform basic list item operations in SharePoint using TypeScript with the help of classes and variables.

People who worked on this episode

Have a great week!

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Best regards,
Belarus SharePoint Community,
Newsletter Founders.

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