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...

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NOW AVAILABLE: Mastering the SharePoint Framework - CI/CD with GitHub Actions & Azure Pipelines in SPFx project 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...

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Get Microsoft 365 Developer Certified! Explore SharePoint (webinar recording)

Microsoft released a new certification in November 2019 for Microsoft 365 developers. The Microsoft 365 Certified: Developer Associate certification measures developers across five (5) primary...

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Join us for a 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...

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Fixing the default SharePoint Framework v1.10 web part code formatting

Have you noticed since installing the Yeoman generator for SharePoint, when you add a web part to a new or existing project and specify the “No JavaScript framework” option, you get a...

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Join AC, April 22, 2020, and learn about the Microsoft 365 Developer Associate certification and MS-600 exam

Late last year, Microsoft introduced a new certification for developers working in the Microsoft 365 space. The Microsoft 365 Certified: Developer Associate is intended to measure & certify...

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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...

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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...

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Leveraging the Webpack Define Plugin in SPFx Projects

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Here’s a post that teaches you a technique that you can start leveraging in your SharePoint Framework (SPFx) projects right away! You know those projects where you have certain values you use...

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Dealing with Undefined ‘this’ in React Event Handlers in a Performant Way

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When I’m teaching React to developers, one thing that comes up often is dealing with a common error. But here’s the interesting thing: it’s not running into the error that comes...

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Jest Preset Update October 2019

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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...

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Automate Building, Testing and Deploying SharePoint Framework Projects with Azure Pipelines in Four Steps

In just four simple steps, this post will show you how to automate the build, test & deployment to SharePoint Online of any SharePoint Framework project using Azure Pipelines. I guarantee you...

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SharePoint Framework v1.8.2 (and v1.8.1) - What's in the latest Update(s) of SPFx?

Earlier this week, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, Microsoft released v1.8.2 of the SharePoint Framework (SPFx). A little over a month ago, I wrote about the v1.8.0 release. Since then we had another...

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Mastering the SharePoint Framework - Sprint 16 adds SPFx with Teams, SPA's and Tons of Updates

I’m excited to share this latest update to my course, Mastering the SharePoint Framework for developers. This update, packaged as sprint 16, includes one new chapter and a LOT of updates. All...

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SharePoint Framework v1.8.0 - What's in the latest Update of SPFx?

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, Microsoft released v1.8.0 of the SharePoint Framework (SPFx). This release is packed with many features that were previously in developer preview to the Generally...

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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...

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Leverage Custom Permissions in Azure AD Applications

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In my last post, Securing an Azure Function App with Azure AD - Works with SharePoint Framework! , I showed how you can secure a REST API deployed as an Azure Function App using Azure Active...

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Securing an Azure Function App with Azure AD - Works with SharePoint Framework!

sharepoint spfx Feb 18, 2019

I recently published a new chapter in my Mastering the SharePoint Framework on-demand course for developers that included a section that showed how to call a REST API deployed using an Azure...

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Consider Avoiding Declarative Permissions with Azure AD Services in SharePoint Framework Projects

sharepoint spfx Feb 11, 2019

In the SharePoint Framework v1.6.0 release, Microsoft introduced a new capability to the framework. After a long time in the developer preview state, that release gave developers the ability to...

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Mastering the SharePoint Framework Sprint 13 Published with over 3hrs of Microsoft Graph & Azure AD Lessons!

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I’m excited to share this latest update to my course, Mastering the SharePoint Framework for developers. Today’s update, packaged as sprint 13, includes two new chapters and a few...

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Enable Jest testing of SharePoint Framework Projects in One Simple Step

Over the last two weeks, I have been presenting on the topic of the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) at a pair of SharePoint conferences (the European SharePoint Conference in Copenhagen & ...

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Testing SPFx Projects Efficiently with Minimal Distractions: Wallaby.js

You know what I don’t like about automated tests? Most of the time, we don’t automate them, we just instrument them. We write our tests and then open a console window to run them...

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Package Manager Inconsistencies with React & tslint + Workarounds after Updating to SPFx 1.7

sharepoint spfx Nov 20, 2018

The latest version of the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) released a few weeks ago, v1.7.0, uncovered a few issues between how the various Node.js package managers work. These issues appear to be...

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Black Friday - Cyber Monday LIMITED TIME DEALS - 35% off Everything & Buy 3-Get 1 FREE SharePoint Framework Training

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It's that time of year again! 35% off, buy 3 get 1 FREE, and more!

‍ Have you've been putting off your SharePoint Framework education?

Maybe you were waiting for that killer deal to level up...

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SharePoint Framework v1.7.0 - What's in the latest update of SPFx?

On November 8, 2018 (last Thursday), Microsoft released v1.7.0 of the SharePoint Framework (SPFx). This release is filled with a lot of new things Microsoft has been talking about for a few months....

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Don't be alarmed by vulnerabilities after running NPM Install

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I’ve seen more and more questions since the folks at NPM added an automatic scan for vulnerabilities after every NPM install. What’s going on? The NPM registry runs a security audit on...

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Mastering the SharePoint Framework - Course update November 2018 (sprint 12 complete)

This month’s update on my Mastering the SharePoint Framework course features the transition from one sprint to the next.

Sprint 12 Complete

I published the final pieces of Sprint 12 this...

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