• Toronto SharePoint User Group

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Featured Speaker: Amit Vasu Topic: SharePoint Online List View Formatting and Column Formatting Abstract: If you have used client-side rendering (CSR) techniques to customize your classic list views and wondering what your options are when using modern lists then this session would have answers for you. In modern lists, you can use view formatting as well as column formatting to customize your views. This introductory session is going to walk you through how to construct your JSON object to describe your custom elements and styles. Do not let JSON object scare you. If you know used HTML and CSS then you would find this session helpful to get started with your journey to modern list view formatting. Speaker Bio: Amit Vasu is Solutions Architect - SharePoint/Office 365, working on SharePoint/Office 365 since 2003. For the past 16 years Amit is focusing on creating business process automation with SharePoint and Office 365. Amit is MCSE - SP 2016 and was awarded Microsoft MVP award in 2014. Amit also frequently participates in the SharePoint community events . Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

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  • Annual Meeting + Developing Custom Connectors for the Microsoft Power Platform

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Annual Meeting: Once a year we vote on our leadership for the year ahead, and any member is able to propose changes to the group, ways to boost our attendance, or community activities for us to lead or support. Eli will be stepping aside this year, so at least one elected position will be open. There are four elected positions: • President – Lead the group • Vice President – Co-leader • Treasurer – Manage finances • Secretary – Coordinate regular executive committee meetings Other ways to get involved: Marketing and PR committee, speaker booking, volunteer coordinator, SharePoint Camp planning, or invent a title and propose it at the Annual Meeting. During tonight's session, we will be explaining the process, and finalizing the call for board members. If you can't attend tonight but are interested, please put your name forward. We'll formalize the list and voting process in preparation for the vote at June's meeting. Featured Speaker: Peter Carson Developing Custom Connectors for the Microsoft Power Platform Learn about Microsoft Power Platform custom connectors and how you can take advantage of the connector platform to extend your data sources for Microsoft Flow and PowerApps. In this session, we will share Microsoft's roadmap and vision for the connector platform, and show real examples. Our first examples include using Flow to integrate SharePoint Online, Azure Automation, PowerShell, PnP, Dynamics 365, GoToWebinar, and Exchange. Following the overview, we'll start with an example session building a connector to Yelp. Full details of the steps we'll be following are available in www.extranetusermanager.com/resources/articles/developing-custom-connectors-for-the-microsoft-power-platform. Next we will discuss webhooks and triggers, and how to start a Flow from actions in your own custom applications. From there we'll move on to how we built custom connectors for our Extranet User Manager product. Examples include triggering Flow to automate the approval of new user registrations and the adding of them to EUM groups. Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Annual Meeting 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Closing

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  • Site Provisioning with Flow, Azure Automation and PowerShell

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Building a Site Provisioning Solution with Microsoft Flow, Azure Automation and PnP PowerShell Presented by Bill Brockbank This month Bill Brockbank will describe a solution for provisioning new sites in SharePoint Online with an approval process in Microsoft Flow. The solution is combination of a SharePoint Framework (SPFx) Web Part to submit the requests, Microsoft Flow to approve the request, and Azure Automation run a PowerShell Script using PnP SharePoint PowerShell provisioning to create and configure the new site. Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:20pm – Introductions and Q&A 6:30pm – Feature Presentation 8:00pm – Closing Bill Brockbank has been working with SharePoint for over 16 years and on Microsoft knowledge management solutions for 20+ years. Currently a Senior Architect at DatAvail Canada specializing in SharePoint support and development both on-premises and on M365. Bill is a co-founder and Past President of the Toronto SharePoint User Group and has been its most active member for 13+ years, he is also a Microsoft Reconnect MVP. Thank-you to our sponsors: EnvisionIT and Microsoft Canada

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  • Toronto SharePoint User Group

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Featured Speaker: Denis Molodtsov Topic: Automating deployment process with SharePoint PnP PowerShell Abstract: In this presentation you are going to see the best practices for deploying SharePoint customization such as lists, libraries, master pages, webparts etc. You will see the power and ease of use of PowerShell PnP - highly popular and high-quality open source tool for working with SharePoint. Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

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  • Toronto SharePoint User Group

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Featured Speaker: Eli Robillard Topic: Create engaging, powerful new business processes in Microsoft Outlook with Adaptive Cards Abstract: Adaptive Cards make it possible to create rich, engaging user experiences in Outlook, Windows, Microsoft Teams, Cortana, and Skype. Adaptive Cards combined with Actionable Messages make it possible to create interactive emails that let users take quick actions in multiple applications – all within the context of Outlook. Join us to learn how you can use Adaptive Cards and Actionable Messages to dramatically increase customers’ engagement with LOB apps and processes like task management and expense report approval, and create measurable process efficiencies and value for your company. About Eli Robillard Eli is one of Canada’s top experts when it comes to SharePoint, Office 365 and Knowledge Management. He has worked with a range of multi-national companies to implement global collaboration services, and draws on these experiences to help every company collaborate as well as possible. Eli is a popular public speaker, a co-author or technical editor of several SharePoint books, and a leader among leaders in Canada’s SharePoint community. Eli was Canada’s second Microsoft SharePoint MVP and at twelve years and counting is Microsoft’s longest-running Canadian recipient of the honour. Eli co-founded the Toronto SharePoint User Group with Bill Brockbank in 2006. Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

  • Toronto SharePoint User Group - Cancelled for January

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Sorry everyone, we didn't get organized with the topic after the holidays, and felt it was too close to the event to properly host it. We should have things organized within the next week for February and beyond.

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  • Free SharePoint Productivity tools for Administrators and Developers

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Featured Speaker: Denis Molodtsov SharePoint consultant at Point Alliance with many years of custom SharePoint development experience. Developed more than a hundred custom SharePoint projects. I like to automate everything with PowerShell and make SharePoint development process faster easier and more enjoyable for myself and my team. Experience in automated SharePoint deployment with build servers, writing custom frameworks for SharePoint and much more. Topic: Free SharePoint Productivity tools for Administrators and Developers Abstract: An average SharePoint Expert spends hours per day doing the same repetitive tasks either manually or with old, obsolete tools that have more modern alternatives. You are going to see an overview of the best productivity tools for SharePoint that are completely free and easy to use. We are going to cover such tools as SP Editor, SP Insider, Cisar, SP Go and more. Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

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  • Double Header: Microsoft Search and other new features; Advanced Azure Web Apps

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    Featured Speaker: Roy Kim (Microsoft MVP) Topic: Two presentation special 1) Microsoft Search Overview and demo (45 mins) Summary of Other Recent Updates - Quick Links Web Part - Formatted List Views - Modern Page Approval - Reminder in SP Online - New SP Admin Center: Create New Site - Simplified Hub Site Creation and Association 2) Advanced Azure Web App Scenarios (40 mins) - SPfx Web Parts with Azure AD Web APIs (high level architecture) - Penetration Testing wiht Azure App Gateway and monitoring with Azure Log Analtyics (demo) - Auto Scale via Visual Studio Load Testing (demo) Abstract: Roy Kim is an independent consult with Azure, SharePoint, Office 365, JavaScript. Worked in large enterprise settings delivering in the role of architect, developer and engineer. Blog: www.roykim.ca Email: [masked] Twitter @roykimyyz Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

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  • TSPUG Office 365 Developer Bootcamp 2018

    Microsoft Canada

    The TSPUG Office 365 Developer Bootcamp is a free, one-day, hands-on training event led by Microsoft MVPs with support from Microsoft and local community leaders. Developers are invited to attend the bootcamp to learn through hands on sessions the latest on Office 365 platform including Microsoft Graph, SharePoint Framework, Microsoft Teams, Office Add-ins, Connectors and Actionable Messages. Registration is through EventBrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tspug-office-365-developer-bootcamp-2018-tickets-50458444566.

  • Cancelled - Practical AI: Cognitive Services and O365

    MSN Office, Toronto-Dominion Centre Ernst & Young Tower

    CANCELLED - Due to a booking conflict we have had to cancel this evening's session. Featured Speaker: Eli Robillard Topic: Practical AI: Cognitive Services and O365 Abstract: Schedule: 6:00pm – Pizza and social 6:30pm – Introductions and Q&A 7:00pm – Feature Presentation 8:30pm – Prizes and closing

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