Episode 064 on Office.js API updates in Office 2016—Office 365 Developer Podcast

Microsoft 365 Developer Podcast show

Summary: In this episode, Richard diZerega talks to Rob Howard about the Office.js API updates in Office 2016 for Excel and Word add-ins. Weekly updates The new Office is here by Kirk Koenigsbauer Cloud Roadshow Cities Office Dev Show Episode 12—Office UI Fabric with Sonya Koptyev and Humberto Lezama Guadarrama Introducing ng-OfficeUIFabric: Angular Directives for Office UI Fabric by Andrew Connell Introducing OfficeUIFabric.com—Demos and Reference Samples for Office UI Fabric by Andrew Connell Using Azure Deployment Slots to implement dev/test/production ALM for Office 365 apps and SharePoint add-ins by Chris O’Brien Two things that are not super obvious when working with the new Office 365 Groups API by Waldek Mastykarz Building File Handler add-ins for Office 365 by Richard diZerega Show notes Office.js Docs GitHub repo Office.js Snippets Explorer GitHub repo Got questions or comments about the show? Join the O365 Dev Podcast on the Office 365 Technical Network. The podcast RSS is available iTunes or search for it on “Office 365 Developer Podcast” or add directly with the RSS†http://feeds.feedburner.com/Office365DeveloperPodcast. About Rob Howard Rob Howard joined Microsoft in August of 2005 and currently works as a program manager on the Office Developer Platform team, where he works on the app models for Office clients, servers and services. His goal is to enable developers to build collaborative productivity applications more efficiently and effectively by leveraging the capabilities of Office, SharePoint, Exchange and a variety of other Office applications and services. In previous releases Rob worked on areas like the SharePoint app model, csom, sandboxed solutions, SharePoint solution deployment, the fab 40 and SharePoint Designer. Rob has a passion for collaborative applications because they can enhance individual and organizational productivity by ensuring that the people and information vital to completing a task are connected and readily available in the appropriate contexts. About the hosts Jeremy is a technical product manager at Microsoft responsible for the Visual Studio Developer story for Office 365 development. Previously he worked at AvePoint Inc., a large ISV, as the chief architect shipping two apps to the Office Store. He has been heavily involved in the SharePoint community since 2006 and was awarded the SharePoint MVP award four years in a row before retiring the title to move to Microsoft. You can find Jeremy blogging at www.jeremythake.com and tweeting at @jthake. Richard is a software engineer in Microsoft’s Developer Experience (DX) group, where he helps developers and software vendors maximize their use of Microsoft cloud services in Office 365 and Azure. Richard has spent a good portion of the last decade architecting Office-centric solutions, many that span Microsoft’s diverse technology portfolio. He is a passionate technology evangelist and frequent speaker are worldwide conferences, trainings and events. Richard is highly active in the Office 365 community, popular blogger at†www.richdizz.com, and can be found on twitter at @richdizz. Richard is born, raised and based in Dallas,TX but works on a worldwide team based in Redmond. In his spare time, Richard is an avid builder of things (BoT), musician, and lightning fast runner.