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SharePoint Framework Community Call Recording – 17th of December, 2020

SharePoint Framework Special Interest Group (SIG) bi-weekly community call recording from November 19th is now available from the Microsoft 365 Community YouTube channel at http://aka.ms/m365pnp-videos. You can use SharePoint Framework for building solutions for Microsoft Teams and for SharePoint Online.

Call summary:

PnPjs v2.0.13 released December 14 along with a new v2.1.0-beta.  New beta v3.4 for CLI for Microsoft 365 is released.  React Controls – v2.3.0 and v1.2.1 (SharePoint On-Prem) have been released.  PnP SPFx Generator v1.15.1 released, as well.   SharePoint Framework v1.12 release ETA is January, features described in this session.   Six new/updated samples were rolled out in the last 2 weeks.  PnP Community Sharing-is-Caring training resumes in earnest in January.  The host of this call is Patrick Rodgers (Microsoft) | @mediocrebowler.  Q&A takes place in chat throughout the call.

Happy Holidays!

Next calls:

  • M365 General Dev call: January 7th at 07:00am PDT
  • SharePoint monthly call: January 12th at 08:00am PDT
  • SharePoint Framework call: January 14th at 07:00am PDT
  • Calls on the 24th and 31st of December are canceled!

Outdoor festival seating!   Visions of summer.  Thank you for joining your friends here. 

Actions:

  • Register for PnP – AMA (Ask Me Anything) – Community Docs Edition – January 14th

Demos:

  1. Build Microsoft Teams me experience with SharePoint Framework and Microsoft Graph Toolkit – A 3-tab, single manifest file, SPFx Personal App implementation of the me experience.  The tabs are Planning, Insights, and Settings.  Planning (my agenda, tasks, and documents) and Insights (files shared, trending, modified) tabs are built with the Microsoft Graph Toolkit – nice because the builder need not worry about the data side of things.  The app uses mgt-react package for components.
  2. Introduction to PnP Search Web Parts version 4.0 release – new capabilities and features – the PnP Modern Search Solution is a collection of community-built and maintained SharePoint Online web parts (Search Result, Search filters, Search verticals, Search box) for creating flexible and personalized search-based experiences – enhancing OOTB capabilities.   Completely rearchitected code base.  New features reviewed including integrations with Microsoft Search API and Microsoft Graph Toolkit.   Deploy at tenant or site collection levels, new documentation, download the preview today. 
SPFx extension samples:  (https://aka.ms/SPFx extensions)
  • No new extension samples this week

SPFx web part samples:  (https://aka.ms/spfx-webparts)

As you are aware, samples are often showcased in Demos.  Thank you for your great work.

Agenda items:

Demos :

  • Build Microsoft Teams me experience with SharePoint Framework and Microsoft Graph ToolkitRabia Williams (Microsoft) | @williamsrabia – 17:41
  • Introduction to PnP Search Web Parts version 4.0 release – new capabilities and featuresFranck Cornu (aequos) | @FranckCornu – 25:11

Resources:

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

Other mentioned topics

The next meeting is on January 14, 2021

PnP SharePoint Framework Special Interest Group bi-weekly calls are targeted at anyone who is interested in the JavaScript-based development towards Microsoft Teams, SharePoint Online, and also on-premises. SIG calls are used for the following objectives.

  • SharePoint Framework engineering update from Microsoft
  • Talk about PnP JavaScript Core libraries
  • Office 365 CLI Updates
  • SPFx reusable controls
  • PnP SPFx Yeoman generator
  • Share code samples and best practices
  • Possible engineering asks for the field – input, feedback, and suggestions
  • Cover any open questions on the client-side development
  • Demonstrate SharePoint Framework in practice in Microsoft Teams or SharePoint context

You can download recurrent invite from https://aka.ms/spdev-spfx-call. Welcome and join the discussion!

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Microsoft 365 Patterns and Practices team – 18th of December, 2020

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