It’s been quite a different year for all of us. Here in the United States, we celebrate Thanksgiving late in November & are usually together with our extended families. Unfortunately, it won’t be the same this year in my family because like so many other households, we’re avoiding the big gathering. But, I’m thankful my family has remained safe & healthy thus far… and I hope yours has as well.
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Join me at the Microsoft 365 Collaboration Conference - learn the SharePoint Framework in my half-day workshop
Join me for a half-day virtual workshop at the Microsoft 365 Collaboration Conference to get up to speed on the SharePoint Framework.
Announcing our upcoming course: Microsoft 365 Certified Developer MS-600 Exam Prep
In early September 2017, I announced Voitanos' first course to be published. A little over three years later, I’m excited to share with you today the news on my next course that’s currently in the works!
How does the SharePoint Framework work?
Have you ever wanted to know how the SharePoint Framework works? How do your components get added to the page? What’s with that extra manifest file? In this post, I’ll answer all those questions!
Who and Where can the SharePoint Framework be used?
When evaluating the SharePoint Framework, you need to determine not just what you can do, but if your SharePoint environment supports specific customizations and where you can apply those customizations.
When did Microsoft introduce (and release) the SharePoint Framework?
How long has the SharePoint Framework been around? When was it first released? What were some of the major milestones in the history of the SPFx? It’s all here!
Why did Microsoft create the SharePoint Framework?
As SharePoint evolved over time into the product we have today, Microsoft iterated over development models until they found one that worked for both developers & Microsoft alike.
What is the SharePoint Framework?
Ever wondered what the SharePoint Framework is? Ever asked yourself “what can I build with the SharePoint Framework?” You’re in luck because that’s what this comprehensive article answers! This article assumes you don’t have to have any prior knowledge or experience with the SharePoint …
SharePoint Framework Five "W"s & 1 "H" Answered - Overview
This post introduces our post series “SharePoint Framework Five Ws Answered”. In this series, Andrew Connell answers the classic “five-W” questions developers have for the SharePoint Framework: what, why, when, who, where and how.
Voitanos partners with NASCAR Xfinity Series' Joe Graf Jr & SS GreenLight Racing team
Voitanos joins Joe Graf Jr of the NASCAR Xfinity Series for this weekend’s “Throwback Weekend” Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 race in Darlington, South Carolina!
Announcing the new Voitanos website!
Over this past weekend, we rolled out a brand new voitanos.io website! This is the first major refresh of the site since we launched Voitanos in 2017. You’ll notice a ton of improvements, new features & sections, content updates and an overall better experience. In this post, I’ll …
SPFest Virtual SharePoint Framework Workshop SEPT 2020
I’ve been working with the great folks at SharePoint Fest to put together a virtual workshop solution! Are you a SharePoint Framework developer? If you’re looking to level-up your SharePoint Framework skills for the enterprise, this workshop is for you!
SharePoint Framework Summer 2020 Wish List
Last September, I shared what items were on my wish list for the SharePoint Framework The response from that post surprised me a bit… I didn’t expect a healthy discussion to start up in the comments and on social media. It’s been nine months since that post and I thought it was …
Mastering SharePoint Framework Content Complete (preview pricing expires July 1)
Today marks a big milestone. Sprint 19 is complete and published - it contains the final two chapters published in my Mastering the SharePoint Framework Ultimate bundle! The first of these chapters, Sharing Code between SharePoint Framework Solutions, explains and demonstrates how to use either SPFx …
NOW AVAILABLE: Mastering SharePoint Framework Continuous Monitoring Azure Application Insights Chapter Published
Today I published a new chapter to the Ultimate bundle of my Mastering the SharePoint Framework course. This new chapter, DevOps: Monitoring & Telemetry with Azure Application Insights, is immediately available to all existing Ultimate bundle subscribers! Info: DevOps: Monitoring & Telemetry …
NOW AVAILABLE: Mastering the SharePoint Framework - CI/CD with GitHub Actions & Azure Pipelines for SPFx projects chapter
Yesterday I published a new chapter to the Ultimate bundle of my Mastering the SharePoint Framework course. This new chapter, DevOps: CI/CD with GitHub Actions & Azure Pipelines, is immediately available to all existing Ultimate bundle subscribers! Info|: DevOps: CI/CD with GitHub Actions & …
Get Microsoft 365 Developer Certified - FREE webinar series!
On Wednesday, April 22, I presented the webinar Get Certified! Overview of the MS-600 exam & Microsoft 365 Developer Associate Certification with Rencore & Waldek Mastykarz. Rencore has posted the recording of the webinar as well as a link to the slides if you weren’t able to join us …
Join me for SharePoint Framework Mini Summit, a FREE online event and May the 4th be with you!
After years of galactic chaos, SharePoint developers have finally realized the importance of building their SharePoint solutions with SPFx. With the Force awakened, the SharePoint community seeks solace with their PnP masters! Join me on May 4th with Elio Struyf, Waldek Mastykarz, and Vesa Juvonen, …
Fixing the default SharePoint Framework v1.10 web part code formatting
Mastering the SharePoint Framework - Sprint 14+15 Go Live Party Recording!
Earlier today I recorded an impromptu Facebook Live video for the recent release of sprints 14 & 15 of the SharePoint Framework. Usually, I let people know about these ahead of time but travel the last few weeks has been rough. Add up issues with production targets that were externally …
Update to my Azure Pipelines Templates for SPFx Projects (v1.3.0)
I’ve updated our Azure Pipelines Templates for SharePoint Framework projects earlier today. This release, v1.3.0, includes a few improvements and updates. These updates are packed into two releases, v1.2 & v1.3. They are broken up so if you aren’t interested in v1.3, you can …
SharePoint Framework State of the Union (Fall 2019) from Microsoft Ignite 2019
Like previous years, Microsoft delivered a session at the Microsoft Ignite 2019 conference that was essentially the “State of SharePoint Framework”. This session, BRK3071 - SharePoint Framework: What’s new and what’s next, started with a review of what the SharePoint …
SharePoint 2016, 2019 & SharePoint Online: Which Version of the SharePoint Framework Should You Install?
Customers can leverage the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) in any of the modern or recent SharePoint versions. This includes SharePoint Online & SharePoint on-premises versions SharePoint Server 2016 & SharePoint Server 2019. To build a SPFx project, you use the Yeoman generator for the …
Stop Using Internet Explorer 11
You know what this past weekend marked? Sunday, October 13 marked the 6 year anniversary of the release of Internet Explorer 11 (IE11). SIX YEARS… let that sink in. Blurred Lines by Robert Thicke & Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus were released that year. Frozen, Gravity & Iron Man 3 were …
Jest Preset Update October 2019
Late last year I published a few Jest presets to simplify adding automated testing to your SharePoint Framework (SPFx) projects. These are complete with example tests including testing the rendering of components, testing async functions using promises or callbacks and even simulating user events. …