Skype for Business & SalesForce

Boost seller productivity with Skype for Business and Salesforce

Amidst all the disruption that enterprises are experiencing today, one thing has remained constant—real-time communications are still fundamental to workplace productivity. By embedding real-time communications into applications, with integration with you can instantly transform business processes, make them more agile and deliver a better service to your partners and customers. Earlier this year, we announced an update to the Web SDK, which enables you to build web experiences that seamlessly integrate presence, chat, audio and video by leveraging Skype for Business services and the larger Skype communications network. Salesforce is a great showcase of how the new Skype Web SDK can be used to deliver a customized and integrated communication experience directly from the browser and without the need for any plug-ins.

Skype for Salesforce

Skype for Salesforce surfaces the capabilities of Skype for Business Online directly within Salesforce to give sellers the

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Microsoft SharePoint CSOM Nuget

New SharePoint CSOM version released for SharePoint Online – September 2016

We are happy to announce availability of new  Client Side Object Model () version targeted for the or more specifically for SharePoint and Project Online. This release again contains few updates on the existing SharePoint CSOM assemblies and some maintenance changes. These monthly changes are not significant, but we want to align on the monthly rythm in future, so that you can know beforehand that there will be new version arriving during end of each month. You can find the latest CSOM package for , including the Project Online CSOM assembly, from the NuGet gallery with an id of '.SharePointOnline.CSOM'. We are also working on updating the redistributable package at some point, but you can already right now start using some of these new capabilities in your solutions. We do recommend you to use the Nuget Package to gain

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SharePoint / Office Dev Patterns & Practices – September 2016 release

Office 365 and SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) September 2016 release is out with new contributions from community for the community. This post contains all the details related on what was included with the release and what else has been happening in the PnP world during the past month.  

What is SharePoint / Office Dev Patterns & Practices (PnP)?

PnP is community driven open source initiative where and external community members are sharing their learning's around implementation practices for and . Active and contributions happen our GitHub projects under 'dev' branch and each month there will be a master merge (monthly release) with more comprehensive testing and communications. This is work done by the community for the community without any actual full time team members. It’s been great to find both internal and external people who are willing to assist and share their learning's for

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SharePoint PnP Webcast – Referencing external JavaScript libraries from client-side web part

In this PnP Web Cast we concentrated on showing how to get use external JavaScript libraries in your Framework client-side web parts. SharePoint Framework provides easy way to build client-side web parts, which reference external libraries, like React, Angular or for example Knockout. There are few considerations which should be taken into account, when you reference external libraries, which directly impacts the overall size of your customizations. This webcast shows how to reference external libraries and also covers different optios and considerations to optimize your customizations. Notice. When this webcast was released, SharePoint Framework was available as a Developer Preview release. Presentation covers following topics:

  • How to reference external libraries in client-side web parts
  • Considerations and options when external libraries are being referenced
Web cast demo shows following details
  • How to reference external library to your client-side web part
  • Needed configuration for

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Introducing Outlook’s new and improved calendar on iOS and Android

Whether you’re planning your next dinner date or an upcoming meeting with teammates, the Outlook team’s mission is to provide you with the best calendar app out there. Today, we’re happy to share that it’s about to get even better on iOS and Android—with new features and a better overall experience to help you manage and make the most of your day. Here’s a look at what’s new:

Stay connected with Interesting Calendars

A few months ago, we introduced Calendar Apps to let you connect your favorite apps—Wunderlist, Facebook and Evernote—to your calendar. Our goal? To give you a complete and clear view of your day with your events, tasks and notes in one place. Today, we’re taking this idea one step further by adding Interesting Calendars, which allows you to subscribe to your hometown sports team’s calendar and see the events automatically pop up in your calendar. TV shows and more

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Sharing made simple— adds support for Google Drive and Facebook photos

The essential role of email has always been the ability to easily share ideas and information with anyone in the world. Whether it’s working with your classmates, arranging a vacation or planning a global product launch—email is a staple of modern communication. In recent years, one of the biggest advancements in Outlook has been the ability to share and edit files stored in the cloud right from your inbox. OneDrive has long been integrated across Outlook and comes preconfigured with every Outlook account. In addition, our Outlook mobile apps support Box, Dropbox and Google Drive. And early this year, we announced support for Box and Dropbox in as well. Today, we added three enhancements to make sharing simple. First, we extended the cloud storage capabilities for by adding support for Google Drive. Second, we added the ability to share your Facebook photos from Outlook. And finally, we made

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Episode 108 with Chakkaradeep Chinnakonda Chandran on the SharePoint Framework and SharePoint WebHooks—Office 365 Developer Podcast

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