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Microsoft 365 PnP – General Developer SIG recording – 28th of May 2020

Recording of the Microsoft 365 – General M365 development Special Interest Group (SIG) community call from May 28, 2020.

Call Summary

Latest news from Microsoft 365 & SharePoint engineering.

M365 PnP Community’s General SIG call on May 28. Three demos were delivered: 1) Preview of upcoming CSOM .NET Standard version, 2) Building Microsoft Teams tabs with #Blazor and Asp.NETCore3.1, and 3) Overview of Site Design Studio V2. Open-source project updates include:  Early Preview 1 of Microsoft Graph – first Microsoft 365 SDK (.Net Standard), PnP CSOM Library refresh on May 2020 release, Modernization scanner V2.11, and a new version of yo teams V2.11. The host of this call was Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) @vesajuvonen. Q&A takes place in chat throughout the call.

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Demos delivered in this session.

  1. Review on upcoming CSOM .NET Standard version – The minor differences – the 1%, between CSOM and CSOM for .NET are defined in this session. CSOM .Net gives you the ability to implement C# code running in Azure functions and connecting to SharePoint APIs, or APIs not yet available in Microsoft Graph.  Quick walk through on setting up access token-based authentication.
  2. Building Microsoft Teams tabs with #Blazor and Asp.NETCore3.1 – Blazor is an open-source interactive web framework being developed by Microsoft and part of .NET using C#.  See how authentication flows from Teams to your Blazor tab, how to call Microsoft Graph endpoints, how get the current Teams token, and how the “Blazored PnP Team Roster” Teams tab was created.
  3. Site Designs for Power Users with Site Designs Studio – A new version of Site Design Studio (V2) has been released.  This low/no code tool is designed for Power Users who understand Lists, Fields, Content Types… and who have a basic knowledge of JSON.  No knowledge of PowerShell, Office 365 CLI or REST APIs is required.   Use Site Design Studio to provision and configure sites.

Topics covered in this call


Additional resources around the covered topics and links from the slides.

Next Meeting is June 11, 2020, see you there!

General SharePoint Dev Special Interest Group bi-weekly calls are targeted for anyone who’s interested in the general SharePoint development topics. This includes CSOM, REST, site provisioning, PnP PowerShell, PnP Sites Core, Site Designs, Microsoft Flow, PowerApps, Column Formatting, list formatting etc. topics. More details on the SharePoint development community from We also welcome community demos, if you are interested in doing a live demo in these calls!

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