Introduction to SharePoint Server 2019 Preview Development Platform

SharePoint Server 2019 Preview was announced on 24th of July in Microsoft Tech Community. Announcement blog post covered the key platform capabilities from the end user and administrative perspective, but as it did not cover key changes from the development perspective, we wanted to provide this blog post around covering some additional details, which would be relevant for architects and developers.

Site Scripts & Site Designs – Summer 2018 Update

As we move into summer, we are pleased to announce the availability of additional Site Script actions and capabilities for Site Designs. These new actions are designed to facilitate the programmatic configuration of common site settings and elements – and can be applied both manually through PowerShell or integrated into the SharePoint Online self-service site creation experience.

New SharePoint CSOM version released for SharePoint Online – July 2018

We are happy to announce the availability of new SharePoint Client-Side Object Model (CSOM) version targeted for the Office 365 or more specifically for SharePoint and Project Online. This was mainly a small maintenance release with minimal updates on the CSOM API surface. The July 2018 release was delayed until early August due small timing issues.

2018 Office App Awards-Nominations now open

Across the Office platform, we’ve seen an amazing set of new applications developed, spanning from Office-integrated mobile applications, to new SharePoint web parts, to bots and integrations. We’d love to feature some of the best applications and integrations you’ve seen, but we need your help.

Upcoming changes to Exchange Web Services (EWS) API for Office 365

Over the last few years, we have been investing in services that help developers access information in Office 365 in a simple and intuitive way. As we make progress on this journey , some technologies become obsolete and  they no longer provide the best way to interact with Office 365 data. Today we are sharing our plans for the roadmap of Exchange Web Services (EWS) and the planned deprecation of Basic Auth access for EWS in October 13th, 2020.

SharePoint Development Community (PnP) – July 2018 update

SharePoint Dev Ecosystem / SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) July 2018 update is out with a summary of the latest guidance, samples, and solutions from SharePoint engineering or from the community for the community. This article is a summary of all the different areas and topics around SharePoint Dev ecosystem during the past month. What...