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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By : Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak
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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By: Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak

Overview of this book

Microsoft Office 365 provides tools for managing organizational tasks like content management, communication, report creation, and business automation processes. With this book, you'll get to grips with popular apps from Microsoft, enabling workspace collaboration and productivity using Microsoft SharePoint Online, Teams, and the Power Platform. In addition to guiding you through the implementation of Microsoft 365 apps, this practical guide helps you to learn from a Microsoft consultant's extensive experience of working with the Microsoft business suite. This cookbook covers recipes for implementing SharePoint Online for various content management tasks. You'll learn how to create sites for your organization and enhance collaboration across the business and then see how you can boost productivity with apps such as Microsoft Teams, Power Platform, Planner, Delve, and M365 Groups. You'll find out how to use the Power Platform to make the most of Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Finally, the book focuses on the SharePoint framework, which helps you to build custom Teams and SharePoint solutions. By the end of the book, you will be ready to use Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online to enhance business productivity using a broad set of tools.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)

Setting up the development environment

If you don't have enough development experience, you could find the SPFx development process a bit overwhelming. I will recommend that you get some development experience with the JavaScript framework before jumping into SPFx development directly. There are several training courses available on Node.js and its ecosystem. If you are familiar with the basics of Node.js, then let's begin.

Getting ready

You need a source code editor, such as VS Code, Atom, or Eclipse, to edit the source code. You also need Node.js installed on your device, which you can do by downloading the installer from the link in the previous section. If you already have Node.js installed, then check the version to see whether it is compatible with your SPFx version by running the following command on PowerShell:

          node -v

The following output is shown after running the node -v command: