On June 1st Microsoft announced the global availability of SQL Server 2016.
Let’s see what’s inside.
Microsoft released a series of tutorials for SharePoint developers. It’s goal is to help developers in coding and deployment of their apps. Tutorials contain sample code and examples to teach junior devs SharePoint development and showcase them features and development techniques of the SP framework.
There are four tutorials already finished:
Furthermore, next 2 steps are in the works:
Step 5: SharePoint Add-In
Step 6: Provider Hosted Add-In
You can find more information on MSDN blog HERE.
In March Microsoft released the trial version of SharePoint 2016 and announced that it will be globally available in the beginning of May… and now SharePoint Server 2016 is available for MSDN/MPN subscribers!
Installation media was published (for subscribers only) on May 2.
On May 4 there will be futher announcements about SharePoint 2016, Office 365 and OneDrive at SharePoint Virtual Launch Event. Stay with us for more details!
Some new interesting things happened in the O365 world. Here’s a summary of what has occured in the last days:
- SharePoint Online got a new library experience, with gird view, pinning documents, alerts and moving/copying files: http://blog.cognit.se/sharepoint-online-gets-a-new-document-library-experience/
- Office 365 has a new nice-looking homepage: https://blogs.office.com/2016/04/13/introducing-a-new-home-page-experience-for-office-365-users/
- In a recent Gartner’s poll 78% of IT decisionmakers use Office 365 or plan to do so (but they are not dropping on-premise solutions either) https://redmondmag.com/articles/2016/04/14/office-365-poll.aspx
- Apple is offering Office 365 for iPad Pro… just because https://redmondmag.com/articles/2016/04/12/office-365-for-the-ipad-pro.aspx
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Microsoft announced that SharePoint Server 2016 has been Released to Manufacturing!
SharePoint will be generally available (GA) in the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center in early May. Before GA you can test the trial version – Download SharePoint Server 2016 Trial.
You can also join SharePoint Virtual Launch Event (May 4, 2016) to see more about SharePoint 2016 and the future fo SharePoint Server – SharePoint Virtual Launch Event registration.
- Download SharePoint 2016 RTM trial
- Download SharePoint 2016 RTM language packs
- What’s new for admins in SharePoint Server 2016
- SharePoint Server 2016 Overview Guide