Viva Connections & SharePoint Framework Community call – 13th of January, 2022
Viva Connections & SharePoint community call on January 13. Demos - Building Emoji Rating Web Part with SharePoint Framework, Introduction to Adaptive Card Extensions (ACEs) for Microsoft Viva Connections, and SharePoint Framework Design Patterns – Custom Web Part Properties (Part 3). Project releases for CLI for Microsoft 365 v4.3 and PnP Modern Search v4.5.3. Samples 8 web parts and 2 ACEs delivered. Added 2 AMA events on Sharing is Caring. Announced the updated Microsoft 365 ISV Benefit program. The host of this call is Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen. Q&A takes place as always in chat throughout the call.
Microsoft 365 Platform Community Call – 4th of January, 2022
Microsoft 365 platform community call delivered on January 4th. Three demos presented in this session - Introduction to Microsoft Teams ISV app monetization capabilities, Microsoft Graph Toolkit – Using the Person Component in your solutions, and Introduction to new Adaptive Cards samples for Viva Connections Quick View designs. Join the Microsoft 365 Developer Program and get a free E5 developer tenant with instant availability. It’s a great time to sign up for an event or AMA hosted by Sharing is Caring. The host of this call was Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen. Q&A takes place in chat throughout and live at end of the call.
Viva Connections & SharePoint Framework Community call – 30th of December, 2021
Viva Connections & SharePoint community call on December 30. Demos - Viva Connections – Adaptive Card Extension for Microsoft Planner Tasks, SPFx Design Patterns – Custom Properties (Part 2), and Viva Connections ACEs CardView Types in SharePoint Framework. Project releases - PnPjs client-side libraries - v3.0.0 update, CLI for Microsoft 365 v4.3 beta update and Reusable SPFx React Controls v3.5.0 and Reusable SPFx React Property Controls v3.3.0 that support SPFx v1.13. 1 extension, 3 web part and 1 ACE samples were delivered. New dates listed for Sharing is Caring events. The host of this call is David Warner II (Catapult Systems) @DavidWarnerII. Q&A takes place as always in chat throughout the call.
Viva Connections & SharePoint Framework Community call – 16th of December, 2021
Viva Connections & SharePoint community call on December 16. Demos - Building advanced Enterprise Search Center with PnP Search Web Parts v4, Building a custom React based Microsoft Graph Group Viewer experience, and Introduction to Adaptive Card Extensions (ACEs) for Microsoft Viva Connections. Project releases - SharePoint Framework (SPFx) v1.14 public developer preview, CLI for Microsoft 365 v4.3 beta, Reusable SPFx React Controls v3.5.0, PnP Modern Search v4.5.2 & v3.23.0 and one ACE sample delivered. New dates in January-February for Sharing is Caring events. The host of this call is Patrick Rodgers (Microsoft) | @mediocrebowler. Q&A takes place as always in chat throughout the call.
Consume a multi-tenant API within Viva Connections Adaptive Card Extensions (ACEs)
In this 14-minute developer focused demo, Paolo Pialorsi and Vesa Juvonen step through a new reference (Order management) solution that shows surfacing relevant partner hosted business data from a secured API hosted through Azure AD and how to consume a multi-tenant API within a set of Microsoft Viva Connections Adaptive Card Extensions (ACEs) developed with SharePoint Framework (SPFx). ACE front-end, Azure functions back-end, and Azure AD secures communications. The API needs to be consented and API permissions approved to be called in the customer’s tenant. This PnP Community demo is taken from the weekly Microsoft 365 Platform Community call recorded on November 30, 2021.
Microsoft Learn Module - Extend Microsoft Viva Connections with Application Customizers
In this 34-minute developer focused demo, there is a presumption you have already installed the Viva Connections toolkit. Waldek Mastykarz and Vesa Juvonen step through creating an application customizer from scratch, edit the application customizer code, test the application customizer on a page, and deploy it to a Viva Connections site. Unlike web parts that can be positioned and configured by users, Application Customizers are created and positioned by developers, configured by Site Admins and work only with Viva Connections desktop experience. This PnP Community demo is taken from the weekly Microsoft 365 Platform Community call recorded on November 23, 2021.
In this installment of the weekly discussion revolving around the latest news and topics on Microsoft 365, hosts – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen and Waldek Mastykarz (Microsoft) | @waldekm are joined by Reykjavik, Iceland-based Consultant and MVP, Derek Cash-Peterson (Sympraxis Consulting) | @spdcp. The group’s discussion covered the Derek’s move to Iceland, strategy for positioning Microsoft Viva to customers, selecting the right tools for the job for appropriate customization, and tips for those considering a career in technical consulting. Microsoft and the PnP Community delivered 13 articles in the last week! This session was recorded on Monday, December 6, 2021.
Microsoft Learn Module - Extend Microsoft Viva Connections with Web Parts
In this 28-minute developer focused demo, Waldek Mastykarz and Vesa Juvonen open with an objective: Build a SPFx 1.13 web part to surface important announcements (from a list) on Viva connections Desktop. Test web part in localhost, bundle and deploy. Developers own the web part’s UI – the HTML and CSS, leaving content owners to add and configure web parts on a page. This demo focuses on Web Parts. Related demos focus on Adaptive Card Extensions and Application Customizers. This PnP Community demo is taken from the weekly Microsoft 365 Platform Community call recorded on November 16, 2021.
Viva Connections & SharePoint Framework Community Call – 2nd of December, 2021
SharePoint PnP Community - SPFx & JS SIG call on December 2. Demos on Introduction to HtwoO React library – Fluent UI experiences easily and Getting started with using PnP Search Web Parts v4. SharePoint Framework 1.13.1 released - npm install -g @microsoft/generator-sharepoint. PnP project releases in the last two weeks - SharePoint Framework (SPFx) v1.13.1 GA and CLI for Microsoft 365 v4.2.0 GA. Delivered as well - 2 extension, 2 web part and 2 ACE samples. Terrific twos! The host of this call is Patrick Rodgers (Microsoft) | @mediocrebowler. Q&A takes place as always in chat throughout the call.
During this 13-minute Developer and Citizen Developer-focused demo, Microsoft presenters deliver an overview of Viva Connections Dashboard, elements of Dashboard, card layouts, information flow, rendering differences between web and mobile. Learn about Viva Connections’ 3 pillars – Dashboard, Applications and Feeds. Deep dive into Authoring a Quick View card in both Dashboard and in Adaptive Cards Designer – note (consistency) the same JSON, renders similar card, due to same Fluent UI/React behind scenes. Step through 6 different Quick View card layouts. This demo is taken from the Adaptive Cards community call – November 2021, recorded on November 11, 2021.