Newsletter – Episode 91

Episode 91 – March 23, 2017



cool pic SharePoint Patterns & Practices – March 2017 release

SharePoint / Office 365 Dev Patterns and Practices (PnP) March 2017 release is out with new contributions from community for the community.

cool pic Microsoft Teams rolls out to Office 365 customers worldwide

Microsoft Teams — the chat-based workspace in Office 365 is now generally available in 181 markets and in 19 languages.

cool pic Introducing the new Office 365 profile experience

Microsoft rolling out an extended profile card experience across Office 365 to enhance the way user collaborate with colleagues and external contacts. Read more in this article.

cool pic New Microsoft Teams Training Content Available

New Microsoft Teams Training Content Available

cool pic Announcing Microsoft Flow integration for SharePoint document libraries

Announcing Microsoft Flow integration for SharePoint document libraries.

videos & presentations

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Updates to Conditional Access in Enterprise Mobility + Security

Microsoft engineer and identity expert Alex Simons, joins Simon May to demonstrate updates to Conditional Access, part of Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS).

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Create awesome bots, connectors and tabs in Microsoft Teams

In this session you can learn how to tailor Microsoft Teams space with bots, connectors, and dedicated tabs using a simple set of APIs.

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PnP Webcast – Getting data from SharePoint in SharePoint Framework solution

In this PnP Webcast you can learn what are the different options on accessing SharePoint data from SharePoint Framework solution.

blogs & tutorials

New open source project: The SharePoint Admin Bot

The SharePoint Admin Bot is an attempt to make the everyday jobs of a SharePoint Online Administrator or Power User easier.

How to use Handlebars in SharePoint Framework Projects – SPFX

In this post author will show how to use Handlebars in SharePoint Framework.

The Power of SharePoint

Explores how to build out a basic project-management app based on SharePoint lists, PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, and Power BI.

SharePoint Wiki Bot – How to automate the Azure QnAMaker bot knowledgebase

This post shows a proof of concept implementation of an Azure QnAMaker bot that gets its knowledgebase updated by changes in a SharePoint wiki.

Walkthrough: Building a Custom Web API for use with SharePoint Online

Article describes Web API that is called JavaScript code running in a page in SharePoint Online. Web API is be able to make Client Object Model (CSOM) calls back to SharePoint using the identity of the calling user. Web API is able to authenticate callers to ensure they are members of the Azure Active Directory (AD) associated with SharePoint Online.

Perhaps the only SharePoint Framework web part you will ever need

An example of a script editor web part that works with SharePoint Framework.

Building customizations: Working with the product and not against the product

Chakkaradeep Chandran, SharePoint Framework’s PM shares his general thoughts on how to handle customizations.

Provisioning modern pages and SPFx web parts

Find out how to provision modern pages and web parts using the PnP.

What Administrators need to know about the SharePoint Framework

Jeremy Thake highlights some scenarios that SharePoint Administrators should be aware of with SharePoint Framework.

Active Directory from on-premises to the cloud – Azure AD whitepapers

Identity management, provisioning, role management, and authentication are key services both on-premises and through the (hybrid) cloud. Unsurprisingly, identity becomes a service where identity “bridges” in the cloud talk to on-premises directories or the directories themselves move and/or are in the cloud.

Azure Functions For SharePoint Operations Using CSOM PowerShell

In this article, author will teach how to create Azure function apps for the SharePoint operations using client side object model PowerShell scripts.


SP Editor

A Google Chrome Extension for creating and updating files (js, css), injecting files to sites, modifying web property bag values (add, edit, remove, index) and creating webhook subscriptions in SP2013, SP2016 and SharePoint Online from Chrome Developer Tools.


Create a slider in SharePoint using a Promoted Links list, Unslider, and the SharePoint Framework.

Correctly reference scripts with Rencore Script Check

Using Rencore Script Check you can easily reference external libraries in SharePoint Framework solutions the right way.

Clear the Configuration Cache in a SharePoint 2010, 2013, or 2016 farm

Here is a script that will clear the SharePoint Configuration Cache on all servers in the farm.

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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