Bob German

DEV104 - Formalize and Future-Proof Client-Side Development for 'Classic' SharePoint

Is your organization still on a legacy version of SharePoint with no immediate plans to upgrade? Feeling left out in the cold when SharePoint Framework is only for SharePoint online or for SharePoint 2016 with Feature Pack 2? Tired of mounting up technical debt for a time in the not too distant future when you will migrate and want to adopt modern sites?
Join Julie Turner and Bob German for this focused look on implementing a modern development toolchain that mimics the SharePoint Framework and propels your development from a bit of a hack into a more formalized process. Not only does this help you deliver solutions that are more maintainable and future-proof, it helps you become more marketable in today’s SharePoint and web development environment.
You will learn how to:
·         set up your development environment to use task runners, bundlers, TypeScript, and more, with the ability to take or leave various pieces as they work for you.
·         think about deployment strategies for development, testing, and production
·         architect your solutions to provide a more future-proof code base that will expedite the migration process when it comes

Bob German

Building Solutions with Office 365 and Microsoft Azure

Bob German is a Cloud Developer Advocate for Microsoft focused on Microsoft 365 and Azure development. He's been developing collaborative applications since the early days of SharePoint, and has a deep background in the SharePoint Framework, Azure Bot Framework, Microsoft Graph API, and Azure Active Directory, all of which are helpful in building applications for Microsoft Teams.

Before (re)joining Microsoft, Bob was a Microsoft MVP and Principal Architect at BlueMetal, where he led the development of numerous collaborative applications, Intranets, and other custom Office 365 and Azure based solutions.

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