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...

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Mastering SharePoint Framework Content Complete (preview pricing expires July 1)

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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...

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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 Framework State of the Union (Fall 2019) from Microsoft Ignite 2019

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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...

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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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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 Summer 2019 Wish List

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I originally intended to write this post a mid-summer, but just never happened. Thankfully my wish list hasn’t changed for the SharePoint Framework (SFPx) since the spring of this...

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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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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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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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Mastering the SharePoint Framework - Course Update September 2018 (Sprint-11 complete)

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

Sprint 11 Complete

Earlier this week, I published the final pieces of...

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Mastering the SharePoint Framework - Course Update July 2018 (Sprint-10 complete)

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

Sprint 10 Complete

Earlier today, I published the final pieces of Sprint 10....

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SharePoint Framework Updates from May 2018

Over the last month of May, we’ve seen quite a few announcements from Microsoft with respect to what’s new and coming related to the SharePoint Framework (SPFx). This news has come out...

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Webinar: Using Reusable PnP Controls in SPFx Projects with MVP Elio Struyf


In this webinar, host Andrew Connell welcomes fellow MVP Elio Struyf to discuss using components from two community projects Elio is behind in custom SharePoint Framework projects. What are these?...

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Mastering the SharePoint Framework Course - February 2018 Update

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My development course, Mastering the SharePoint Framework, is currently in pre-release. That means it isn’t content complete but subscribers will receive access to all content added to the...

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Mastering the SharePoint Framework LIVE! - April 17-20, 2018 for $400!

After our first SharePoint Framework LIVE online course in January 2018, we’ve made some changes that we are excited to share with you based on your feedback and announce the next class is...

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SharePoint Framework State of the Union - January 2018


It's hard to stay on top of all the latest news from Microsoft for SharePoint Developers. There are so many resources out there, wouldn't it be nice for someone else to curate the news and what's...

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The Uber SharePoint Framework Ignite 2017 Wrap-Up

Last week's Microsoft Ignite 2017 conference was the best Microsoft show I've ever attended... and I've been to a few. From multiple TechEd's, Office Developer Conferences, SharePoint Conferences,...

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Mastering the SharePoint Framework Sale Date is Only 1 Week Away + 50% Discount!

Well, I am just about a week away from the pre-release launch of my Mastering the SharePoint Framework developer course. Last week I wrote about the September 19th release & how the special...

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