As a developer I wonder where I am heading in SharePoint and what are the areas that we need to focus on as SharePoint trend is changing rapidly and many more possibilities we need to jump in.
SharePoint development not just limited to on-premises and with rapid development and investment of Microsoft in Cloud technologies like Azure and Office 365 opens door for many more opportunities for us that we can grab.
Also as per Microsoft SharePoint 2016 is not the last on premise version, as they continuously improve customer experience and innovate on it.
With Introduction of SharePoint 2016, Microsoft gave super flexibility and integration of data between your On-Premise data and Cloud data which is in Office 365.
(SharePoint Online + SharePoint on premise)
New SharePoint is already giving direct links which connects to Office 365 apps. With hybrid search, which provides search experience across Office 365 and on-premises farms running SharePoint different versions means it supports older SharePoint versions too. This is great feature when you have business customers who have hybrid infrastructure scenarios.
Microsoft is first delivering all those features to SharePoint online and then trying to incorporate to on premise version through Feature pack program. Continue reading “The Future for SharePoint Developer”