New Microsoft tutorials for SharePoint devs


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:

Step 1: InfoPath, a sample, its future, and next steps

Step 2: Out of the Box to emulate InfoPath (no-code)

Step 3: Configuration of Out of the Box and slight customization with jQuery

Step 4: Customization with KnockoutJS, HTML5, and MVVM patterns

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.

SharePoint 2016 MSDN/MPN


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!


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SharePoint 2016 RTM

The Visitor's Center at Microsoft Headquarters campus is pictured July 17, 2014 in Redmond, Washington

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.

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