SharePoint Framework roadmap

The first release of the SharePoint Framework in February 2017 only contained support for client-side web parts. This was just a start on the journey to provide additional modern customization capabilities to SharePoint.

The following is a list of key capabilities released after General Availability:

Release notes

Refer to the table of contents menu for details on each of the SharePoint Framework releases.

Note

This is a list of areas that SharePoint engineering has in the backlog and is looking into. This does NOT mean that all of them will be delivered, but we are looking into getting items and topics from this list gradually released with the future releases of SharePoint Framework.

Future key focus areas

Note

The following list is subject to change.

  • General improvements

    • Support overriding new, edit, and view experiences with SPFx in Lists and Libraries
    • Improved solution metadata support in solution packages
    • Service principal registration for full API package model
    • Performance improvements across apps (dev and runtime)
  • Microsoft Teams improvements

    • Store acquisition - target SPFx solutions directly to Microsoft Teams store
    • Teams store support for partner SPFx solutions
  • Store improvements

    • Modernize Store app catalog and store UX
    • Modernize end-to-end acquisition process for store solutions
  • Improved communications

    • More transparency also on server-side improvements
    • More visibility on the issue resolution
  • Quality improvements

Note

The current state of the SharePoint Framework is reviewed near the beginning of the bi-weekly SPFx & JavaScript Special Interest Group (SIG) community call. Previous SPFx & JavaScript SIG meeting recordings can be found on the Microsoft 365 YouTube Channel's playlist: SharePoint Framework & JavaScript SIG Meetings