Newsletter – Episode 87

Episode 87 – January 24, 2017



cool pic SharePoint Webhooks is now Generally Available – Build service-oriented processes in SharePoint

With webhooks, SharePoint has a new notification capability that makes it easier for developers to respond and react to content updates in SharePoint, within their organization. With these notifications, developers can build their own document processing steps or downstream communications.

cool pic DOD Level 5 PA granted to Microsoft Azure and Office 365

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) granted accreditation for Azure and Office 365 to handle controlled unclassified information (CUI).

cool pic January 2017 CU for SharePoint 2013 product family is available for download

The product group released the January 2017 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. For January 2017 CU full server packages (also known as Uber packages) are available. No other CU is required to fully patch SharePoint.

cool pic New AzureAD Module for Office 365

New AzureAD Module for Office 365 is available.

cool pic Microsoft StaffHub is here!

Microsoft announces the worldwide general availability of Microsoft StaffHub—a new application for Office 365 designed to help staff workers manage their workday—with schedule management, information sharing and the ability to connect to other work-related apps and resources.

videos & presentations

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SharePoint / Office Dev Patterns and Practices (PnP) – January 2017 monthly community call recording

This is the recording of PnP monthly community call from Tuesday 10th of January. PnP monthly community calls are for covering changes in the SharePoint PnP initiative during past month, provide credits for all the community contributors and for demonstrating new capabilities with community demos.

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SharePoint PnP Webcast – Localization with SharePoint Framework client-side web parts

In this PnP Webcast, Waldek Mastykarz and Vesa Juvonen covered localization techniques with SharePoint Framework client-side web parts. Concentration is around how to localize static content in the web part based on the needed UI language.

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SharePoint PnP Webcast – Customization options with SharePoint Online ‘modern’ experiences

The following topics are covered here: available MSDN guidance, modern experiences – current customization support status, modern site provisioning, what’s customizations are supported currently on modern sites, customizing modern lists and libraries.

blogs & tutorials

Avoiding dependency issues in SharePoint Framework (SPFx) development

The post by Chis O’Brien covers some pitfals you would want to avoid when developing web parts with SharePoint Framework.

Developing SharePoint Framework Web Parts Using ReactJS

In this article, you will learn how to develop SharePoint framework webparts using ReactJS.

Episode 114 on Azure Functions for SharePoint add-ins with Doug Ware—Office 365 Developer Podcast

In episode 114 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk to MVP Doug Ware about Azure Functions and using them with SharePoint add-ins.

Introducing Azure Functions for SharePoint

Introduction to the first public release of Azure Functions for SharePoint, a powerful but inexpensive to operate open source backbone for SharePoint add-ins.

The future of Microsoft collaboration is Microsoft Teams

Article contains overview of Microsoft Teams.

Using Microsoft Flow for event confirmations

In this article author uses Flow and Typeform to create public registration page.

Build custom controls for the SharePoint Framework web part property pane

This articles explains how you can build custom property pane controls for SharePoint Framework web parts.

Build multi-page SharePoint Framework client-side web parts with Angular v1.x

When building SharePoint Framework web parts using Angular you might need to implement multiple views. This article explains how to do it without breaking other web parts on the page.

Extending Webpack in the build pipeline used in SPFX

Extending Webpack in the build pipeline used in SPFX.

SharePoint Online Search Isn’t Displaying What I Expect – Part 1 – Trimmed Duplicates

The first post in the series about search in SharePoint Online.

Build a SharePoint webhook with Node.js

A showcase of how the newly available SharePoint webhooks can be leveraged from Node.js.

Comics: Office IT Pro Adventure – Issue 1

Comics: Office IT Pro Adventure – Issue 1

SharePoint Framework Reference

The SharePoint Framework object model is built in TypeScript. Use this documentation section to learn more about the classes, methods, and other types available for building your SharePoint Framework solutions.


Setting Administrators on all SharePoint Online Site Collections

Currently, there is no way how you automatically assign users or groups as site collection administrators in your tenant. And while you can manage the settings per site collection in the SharePoint Online Administration area of the Office 365 portal, doing so for dozens or hundreds of sites is not a productive use of time.

SharePoint Client Browser for SharePoint Online and SharePoint Server (on-prem)

This tool allows to view a site collection structure, find hidden lists, and documents, view configuration and properties of sites.

People who worked on this episode

Have a great week!

The end!

Best regards,
Belarus SharePoint Community,
Newsletter Founders.

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