Office UI Fabric JS

Office UI Fabric JS

Simple components that focus on appearance and styling while showing the visual language of Office. Fabric JS provides you with simple components that don’t require a framework. It’s open source, easy to extend, and ready for you to add what makes your project unique.

Fabric JS works great with Add-ins and is the recommended front-end toolkit for making your next Office Add-in.

Shire microsoft customer modern digital intranet workspace using SharePoint and Office 365

Shire microsoft customer modern digital intranet workspace using SharePoint and Office 365

On July 13th, Microsoft held a panel webinar with their customer, Shire – a recognized leader in rare diseases, along with numerous Office 365 MVPs (full panelist list below). We got to hear how they planned, built and use their beautiful and engaging digital workspace – The Hub – to help inform and engage everyone throughout the company in a consistent, sustainable way.

The panelists highlight the importance of governance throughout the project, describe numerous business cases, and cover the use of innovations including SharePoint communication sites, leveraging the SharePoint Framework (SPFx), multi-column page support, new web parts and page capabilities – all used to create rich and compelling sites to achieve their desired outcomes.

SharePoint Framework extensions samples

SharePoint Framework extensions samples

Next to client-side web parts, extensions are new types of customizations, SharePoint developers can build to extend SharePoint. In the developer preview you can build

  • field customizers, which control the rendering of fields in list view, similar to JSLink
  • list view command sets, which you can use to add options to list menu, similar to Ribbon and ECB extensions using custom actions
  • application customizers, with which you can embed custom scripts to run on all pages, similar to script injection using custom actions

Additionally, the preview includes placeholders which you could compare to server-side delegate controls and an API to build dialog windows.

SharePoint/sp-dev-fx-vs-extension

SharePoint/sp-dev-fx-vs-extension: Visual Studio extension

The Visual Studio Extension for SharePoint Framework wraps the command-line UI of the Microsoft Yeoman Generator (yo @microsoft/sharepoint) into a familiar Windows Forms experience, executes the generator project scaffolding behind the scenes and creates a Visual Studio project that includes all the necessary files for a complete web part project

An everyday intro to Office 365

An everyday intro to Office 365

[M]y attempt at a simple, graphical way to show you what O365 is, what the apps do, and how they’re related. No accurate overview of O365 is simple. As with many topics, simplification implies a drop in accuracy. So take this with a grain of salt.

Guidelines for developing well performing SharePoint Online portals

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/pnp_articles/portal-overview?utm_content=53197830

Guidelines for developing well performing SharePoint Online portals

SharePoint on-premises has been, and is, a popular platform for building enterprise portals (a.k.a. intranets). You can build similar portals on SharePoint Online as well, but since SharePoint Online is different from an infrastructure architecture point of view it’s important to factor in the SharePoint Online specific performance considerations when developing your new portal. This set of articles will give you guidance on the key portal design areas.

Migrate SharePoint JavaScript customizations to SharePoint Framework

Migrate SharePoint JavaScript customizations to SharePoint Framework

Migrate existing Script Editor Web Part customizations to the SharePoint Framework

In the past you might have built a SharePoint customization using nothing else than JavaScript, HTML and maybe some CSS and images. Your customization would be embedded on the page using either the Content or the Script Editor Web Part and would contain the necessary HTML and references to its resources. With the recent release of the SharePoint Framework you wonder what the easiest way is to migrate your customization so that it can be used on modern team sites.

Customizing „modern“ team sites

Customizing „modern“ team sites

„Modern“ sites have a different level of customization options compared to „classic“ team sites. The list below gives a quick overview of the supported capabilities for „modern“ team sites.

How To Use Office 365 Groups: Tips, Advice, and Use Cases from Our Team

How To Use Office 365 Groups: Tips, Advice, and Use Cases from Our Team

Teams – Incoming Email in SharePoint Online

Teams – Incoming Email in SharePoint Online

There is now a way to set up incoming email on a library in SharePoint Online… sort of.