Laurent Schoenaers

Information consultant and Office 365 enthousiast

Month: February 2017

Introduction to SharePoint Framework

As technology is evolving into a more and more client-side experience, JavaScript is becoming a substantial part in SharePoint implementations. With JavaScript you can build rich, fast, interactive user experiences on the client with responsive interfaces that run in browsers as well as a hybrid, native HTML experience on phones.

SharePoint fully embraces this trend, and has released the SharePoint Framework (SPFx). A Page and Part model that enables fully supported client-side development, easy integration with the Microsoft Graph and support for open source tooling. The new experiences for the new mobile app, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business, including the new document library and list experiences are built using the SharePoint Framework.

SharePoint Framework

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How to change the logon account in Microsoft Teams

Recently I cam across an unsupported scenario with Microsoft Teams. I logged in with an Office 365-account on which Teams is not enabled, giving me the following screen:

Translated, that is: “You’re missing out! Ask your IT administrator for access to Microsoft Teams.”

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What is Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams brings together the full breadth and depth of Office 365 to provide a true hub for teamwork. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, OneNote, Planner, Power BI and Delve are all built into Microsoft Teams so people have all the information and tools they need at their fingertips. It is available for Office 365 Business Essentials, Business Premium, and the Enterprise E1, E3, and E5 plans.

It puts itself in a strong competitive position against Slack.

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