Newsletter – Episode 89

Episode 89 – February 22, 2017



cool pic The NEW Office 365 Roadmap Site

The Office 365 Roadmap has moved to a new home.

cool pic Announcing Power BI Web Part (Preview) for SharePoint

The new Power BI web part is an early preview.

cool pic Creating add-ins gets easier — announcing updates to Yo Office

Office Team announced changes to the Yeoman Office Add-in generator with Fabric templates and TypeScript support.

cool pic Upcoming changes to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business APIs to support # and % in file names

The set of supported characters in OneDrive and SharePoint filenames and folders would be broadened over time to support # and % characters.

videos & presentations

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An introduction to Office 365 Secure score

A 4 minute overview of Office 365 Secure Score, a new tool that helps you to automatically assess the security posture of your Office 365 accounts, data, and devices.

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SharePoint PnP Partner Story – How Solvion is using PnP assets in their customer deployments

This video shows how Solvion is using the reusable SharePoint PnP components and patterns in their solutions built for their customers.

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PnP Webcast – SharePoint Customizations – When to use which model?

Webcast around different SharePoint development or customization models.

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Integrate Power BI reports in SharePoint Online

The Power BI report web part is now available for SharePoint Online.

blogs & tutorials

How to – Set the body and headers for the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) httpClient

The article shows how to make basic http calls with the SPFx HttpClient class.

Using Power BI for Additional SharePoint Reporting

In this article, author introduces Power BI tool and will cover some reports that can easily complement built-in reports.

Episode 117 with Jeremy Thake on Microsoft Teams and extensibility—Office 365 Developer Podcast

In episode 117 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates are joined by Jeremy Thake to discuss Microsoft Teams and extensibility.

Gaps and differences between a Group 365 Modern Team Site and a plain old Team Site

This post outlines some of the differences between an Office 365 Group Modern Team Site and a plain old SharePoint Team Site as of February 7th 2017.

70-339 Study Guide: Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016

The 70-339: Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 exam is the one and only SharePoint 2016 exam required to get your Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Productivity Certification.

SharePoint Framework and Contextual Bots via Back Channel

The sample does a good job of explaining the basics of the Bot Framework DirectLine channel and WebChat component (built with React).

PowerShell Web Access to Manage SharePoint

In this article you will find how you can deploy the PowerShell Web Access Gateway onto one of your SharePoint servers to allow remote users to perform remote PowerShell operations.

PnP PowerShell overview

SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) contains a library of PowerShell commands (PnP PowerShell) that allows you to perform complex provisioning and artifact management actions towards SharePoint. The commands use CSOM and can work against both SharePoint Online as SharePoint On-Premises.


Search Architectures for SharePoint Server 2016

The attached poster gives an overview of the search architecture in SharePoint Server 2016. It describes the search components and databases in the search architecture and how these interact. It also shows an example of a medium-sized search farm.

Excel Bot

ExcelBot is a bot built with the Microsoft Bot Framework that demonstrates how to use Excel with the Microsoft Graph API.

PnP Starter Intranet for SharePoint 2013/2016 and SharePoint Online

This solution aims to provide the fundamental building blocks of a common intranet solution with SharePoint 2013/2016 on-premises and SharePoint Online through a lightweight client side solution.

Gd-sprest project updates

This post will go over the latest changes to the gd-sprest project. This framework is used to develop against the SharePoint 2013/Online REST API.

SharePoint 101 (Novice Level)

Rencore TechTalks Podcast

Hyperfish Podcast

People who worked on this episode

Have a great week!

The end!

Best regards,
Belarus SharePoint Community,
Newsletter Founders.

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