Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly - Episode 191
In this installment of the weekly discussion revolving around the latest news and topics on Microsoft 365, host – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen and Waldek Mastykarz (Microsoft) | @waldekm are joined by Microsoft Redmond based Visual Studio Development Program Manager - Julia Kasper | @Jujujuliakasper
Topics discussed in this session
- Julia’s path to becoming a Program Manager in Dev Div focused on the end-to-end developer experience using low code tooling – Power Platform with and other products across Microsoft.
- Difference between the Feature PM and the End-to-end PM.
- How is a developer’s work evolving to encompass low code technologies?
- A discussion on Low Code and Low Auth Code.
- Is low code devaluing / obsoleting pro developers work?
- Fusion Development – what is it, where used, and for what purpose?
- Discussion on the continued need for micro services, API development, connectors, a baseline services layer, IT managed catalog of services, and related Pro Dev / Citizen Dev opportunities.
- Path from a Microsoft Field to Corp role. From Bot/Teams development to low code customization, from complaining to an invitation to make the experience better!
- How keep up with new areas needing fixing?
- Integrating capabilities being built in VS Code and by other Microsoft orgs, i.e, Azure, making Fusion Development easier.
- Strategy: Understanding how developers are using Microsoft tooling and how bridging the gap between the products users are using and delivery of visionary products needs to be right-timed.
- Flash back: The first episode of PnP Weekly was 17 August 2018. The show hosts remember.
- Referenced during discussion.
- Julia’s Repo – A Fusion scenario example – Self-Service Facility Ticket System
Also, we showcased 15 articles/videos published by Microsoft and the PnP Community in the last week.
- Julia – conversations with customers about new private preview products and presently working in Germany enjoying seeing family and friends over the holidays.
- Waldek – not yet experiencing the holiday slow down, so many ideas, so little time. Taking off the last week of December.
- Vesa – working throughout, but not too hard during holiday.
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This session was recorded on Monday, December 12, 2022.
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- Podcast at https://pnpweekly.podbean.com.
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Here are all the links and people mentioned in this recording. Thanks, everyone for your contributions to the community!
- Frontline workers using shared devices can now use Edge and Yammer apps on Android alongside Teams - Christina Wu (Microsoft)
- Creation and visual collaboration tool in your pocket - Microsoft Whiteboard mobile apps - Shubham Goyal (Microsoft)
- December 2022 update of Power Automate for desktop - Yiannis Mavridis (Microsoft)
- 13 New Independent Publisher Connectors in November 2022 - Amjed Ayoub (Microsoft)
- Automate deployments with pipelines in Power Platform, now in preview - Casey Burke (Microsoft)
- App manifest schema for Teams - Microsoft
- Control & Visibility for the Power Platform with Managed Environments - Evan Lew (Microsoft) & Jeremy Chapman (Microsoft) | @deployjeremy
- Microsoft Graph toolkit people-picker lookalike for Power Apps - Luise Freese | @LuiseFreese
- Introduction to Keyword Query Language (KQL) – Part 1 - Agnes Molnar (Search Explained) | @molnaragnes
- Quickly find the parent from the child flow in Power Automate - Pieter Veenstra (HybrIT Services) | @PieterVeenstra
- What’s new with SASS in SPFx 1.16.0 - Stefan Bauer (N8D) | @StfBauer
- What I learned at the ESPC conference in Copenhagen - Martin Lingstuyl (I4-YOU Business Solutions) | @martinlingstuyl
- Communities in Teams - Daniel Glenn (InfoWorks, Inc) | @DanielGlenn
- Power Apps Example using Canva for Design + Full Build - Shane Young (PowerApps911) | @shanescows
Here are the upcoming events from the centralized Community Days site where you can find in-person, hybrid and online events for Microsoft 365 and mroe.
- M365 Philly Virtual 2022 - December 15, Virtual
- M365 Saturday Ahmedabad - January 7, 2023 - Ahmedabad, India
- AMS Sophia-Antipolis - February 7, 2023 - Biot, France
- M365 Conference - May 1-5, 2023
- CollabDays Poland 2023 - May 13, 2023 - Warsaw, Poland
- European Collaboration Summit - May 22-24, 2023 - Düsseldorf, Germany
- CollabDays Netherlands - June 10, 2023 - Utrecht, Netherlands
- PnP Sharing is Caring initiative - Getting started guidance and training for using GitHub and contributing to the community
- Check out all the great community calls, SDKs, and tooling for Microsoft 365 from https://aka.ms/m365/community
If you’d like to hear from a specific community member in an upcoming recording and/or have specific questions for Microsoft 365 engineering or visitors – please let us know. We will do our best to address your requests or questions.
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