Bill Baer /bɛːr/

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Bill Baer /bɛːr/
Bill Baer is a Senior Product Manager for Microsoft 365 at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington.

SharePoint Framework

SharePoint Framework

Announcing Availability of Feature Pack 2 for SharePoint Server 2016

When we launched SharePoint Server 2016, we shared the vision for SharePoint Server 2016 as a foundational release, born in the cloud, and built for continuous innovation. Today we’re pleased to announce our continued investments on this journey and commitment, the availability of Feature Pack 2. Through the September 2017 Public Update for SharePoint Server 2016 we’re delivering several new features based on customer feedback and developer needs, highlighting these investments, the SharePoint Framework.

jQueryUI Accordion Widget SharePoint Framework Client-Side Web Part Sample Available

The published sample at combines the tutorials available at and demonstrates how you can use the jQuery UI Accordion widget to render SharePoint list data using content panels for presenting information in a limited amount of space and supports the configuration of effects and interactions through the Property Pane. jQuery UI is a set of user interface interactions, effects, widgets, and themes built on top of the jQuery JavaScript Library you can use to build highly interactive web applications.

A Simple Guide to Setup your Mac (OSX or macOS) Development Environment for the SharePoint Framework

Prerequisites Before you can build and test solutions on a live SharePoint environment, you will need an active Office 365 Tenant. Follow the instructions to setup your Office 365 Developer Tenant. Overview The SharePoint Framework is a Page and Part model that enables fully supported client-side development, easy integration with the Microsoft Graph and support for open source tooling. This guide will help you prepare your OSX or macOS development environment for developing solutions with the SharePoint Framework.
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