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SharePoint Framework Community Call Recording – 16th of January 2020

SharePoint Framework Special Interest Group (SIG) bi-weekly community call recording from January 16th is now available from the SharePoint Development YouTube channel at http://aka.ms/spdev-videos.

Call summary:

Topics covered:  Updates on SharePoint Framework from Microsoft SharePoint engineering, latest on PnPjs Client Libraries, Office 365 CLI, SPFx Reusable Controls, and on the PnP Yeoman Generator.   Highlighted:  SharePoint Framework version 1.10 has been released.  Engineering Roadmap includes: Make SPFx apps available in App Source, unified tool chain for M365 workloads, native support for Fluid Framework and more.  PnPjs v2 released – January 17th. PnP Office 365 CLI new version 2.5.0 released – more commands!  Reusable SPFx React Controls 1.17.0 beta has been released. Performance/reliability updates to SharePoint look book.

Three very useful demos were delivered during this session:

  1. Site collection app catalog summary view web part – focuses on a SPFx web part that returns a list of sites that have site catalogs, as well as listing of installed apps and versions.  The latter two demos showcase using capabilities from the extensibility library to create/add new functionality to the PnP modern search web part released in December.
  2. Updates on the PnP modern web parts solutions – Latest capabilities  – Improved functionality for customizing UX – pages and columns and a simple means to create your own components.
  3. Custom query suggestions functionality in the PnP modern search solution –  allows customer to use search web part and also to add their own rich query suggestions.

Finally, there was 5 minutes left for Q & A.

Thank you PnP community members for your great work on controls, demos and documentation.

This call was hosted by Patrick Rodgers (Microsoft)

Agenda items:

  • Latest updates on SharePoint Framework – 6:52
  • PnPjs Client Libraries – 11:43
  • Office 365 CLI – 14:30
  • SPFx reusable controls – 16:25
  • PnP Yeoman Generator – 18:30
  • Q&A – 52:00

Demos :

  • Demo: Site collection app catalog summary view web part | Federico Porceddu (Avanade) | @FedericoSPDev – 20:28
  • Demo: Updates on the PnP modern web parts solutions – Latest capabilities | Franck Cornu (aequos) | @FranckCornu – 31:15
  • Demo: Custom query suggestions functionality in the PnP modern search solution | Brad Schlintz (Microsoft) | @bschlintz – 42:39

Resources:

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

Other mentioned topics

Next Meeting is on January 30, 2020, see you in the new year!

PnP SharePoint Framework Special Interest Group bi-weekly calls are targeted for anyone who is interested in the JavaScript-based development towards SharePoint Online and also on-premises. SIG calls are used for 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
  • Possible engineering asks for the field – input, feedback, and suggestions
  • Cover any open questions on the client side development
  • Demonstrate SharePoint Framework in practice – also community demos are more than welcome (let us know, if you’re interested)

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

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SharePoint Team, Microsoft – 17th of January 2020

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