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Microsoft 365 PnP – General Developer SIG recording – 14th of May 2020

Recording of the Microsoft 365 – General M365 development Special Interest Group (SIG) community call from May 14, 2020.

Call Summary

Latest news from Microsoft 365 & SharePoint engineering.

On May 12th, open-source project releases included: PnP CSOM Core library, PnP PowerShell, Page Transformation, and yo Teams Preview 2.14.0 (Release version due before month end). Modernization Scanner 2.11 is slated for end of May release.  Attention contributors/testers – Preview 1 of new Microsoft Graph including Microsoft 365 library (.Net Standard) expected out May 26th. Visit the new Microsoft 365 Patterns and Practices (PnP) landing page at  Two Teams related demos are delivered in this call – tenant level provisioning of Teams sites and exposing Teams apps in SharePoint Online (SPO).  Use cases for each are discussed near the end of the session.  The take away:  You build apps using the tools you are familiar today while Microsoft focuses on enabling thse solutions  across the Microsoft 365 platform.  Hold the date: Search Customization is the featured topic in the next SharePoint PnP community monthly call on June 9th.

Demos delivered in this session.

  1. Latest on Microsoft Teams provisioning capabilities with PnP Tenant Templates – see how to re-purpose Microsoft Teams Tabs (apps) as SharePoint web parts and as full-page apps.
  2. Building Microsoft Teams solutions with yo teams which are also exposed in SharePoint – step through 3 provisioning scenarios leveraging templates in the PnP Provisioning engine along with the corresponding PowerShell scripts to provision Teams, Teamified SPO sites, and related content.

The call was hosted by Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft). ACTION: Call attention to your great work by using the #PnPWeekly in Twitter.

Topics covered in this call

  • General community news – 5:18
  • PnP CSOM Core library updates – Bert Jansen (Microsoft) – 6:23
  • PnP PowerShell updates – Bert Jansen (Microsoft) – 8:46
  • Modernization tooling updates – Bert Jansen (Microsoft) – 10:18
  • yo Teams updates – Wictor Wilén (Avanade) – 12:24
  • Demo: Latest on Microsoft Teams provisioning capabilities with PnP Tenant Templates | Paolo Pialorsi (Piasys) | @PaoloPia – 14:48
  • Demo: Building Microsoft Teams solutions with yo Teams which are also exposed in SharePoint | Wictor Wilén (Avanade) | @wictor   – 40:40
  • Q&A in chat throughout call.


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

Next Meeting is May 28, 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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