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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)

Building your first SPFx web part

The modern experience in SharePoint provides you with several widgets or web parts that you can add to improve the experience. Shown here is a screenshot of all the components (client web parts) that you can add on a modern SharePoint page:

While these web parts offer most of what you need to display on a page, sometimes you need to develop custom functionality. In the past, there were several ways you could do this, but nowadays, the SharePoint framework is your best bet. One good thing about building web parts using SPFx is that you get to use the same framework that Microsoft uses to build the out-of-the-box web parts displayed in the preceding screenshot. This means that you get the same benefits, such as responsive behavior and mobile readiness.

SPFx web parts are compatible with both classic and modern pages.

The project is available for download at