Now that Microsoft Azure has become a robust PaaS platform by offering a lot of additional services, using the provider-hosted add-in approach, not app transformation, is the way to go.
- By Oliver Wirkus
Microsoft's SharePoint Framework reached "general availability" status on Thursday.
Microsoft had some SharePoint news to tell this week, along with a few product roadmap hints.
Microsoft gave notice to developer partners working with SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business services that it is beginning efforts to phase in file-name support for the # and % characters in its application programming interface (API).
Building modern apps with the forthcoming new SharePoint Framework is tailored made for hybrid environments.
- By Elliot Luber
Microsoft used its Microsoft Tech Community forums this week to announce Office 365 product changes and additions.
Microsoft will issue a preview of a new conditional access capability for organizations using SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business, starting on Friday.
Microsoft this week announced that a webhooks developer capability for SharePoint Online is now ready for commercial use by developers.
Microsoft this week signaled that its SharePoint Framework for developers is in the final testing phases before general release to production environments.
Microsoft has completed its integration of SharePoint Team Sites with Office 365 Groups, and this new feature is expected to reach all SharePoint Online subscribers by the end of this month.
The year 2017 will bring notable end-of-life milestones for IT shops managing older Microsoft software, such as the 2007 versions of Exchange Server and SharePoint Server.
Azure efficiencies depend on initial sizing predictions, proper maintenance and architecture to avoid drinking more than you can handle.
- By Elliot Luber
As companies grapple with the question of upgrading to SharePoint 2016, noted expert Matthew McDermott offers his thoughts.
Microsoft announced improvements today for SharePoint Server 2016 users and SharePoint Online subscribers, as well as for "hybrid" use cases.
Microsoft will start commercially offering its PowerApps and Flow developer services starting as early as Tuesday, according to an announcement.