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Version 1.12.0 of the SharePoint Framework React Controls (@pnp/spfx-controls-react) has been released. This is an open source library that shares a set of reusable React controls, which can be used in your SharePoint Framework solutions. This release includes the following changes: New control(s) ListItemAttachments: New control added #177 IFramePanel: New control added #226 Enhancements Added...

 

Something that is giving me some trouble for a long time is that the SharePoint Framework build process treads warnings as errors in production builds (when the --ship flag is present). Let's start by giving some background information. During bundling/packaging of your SharePoint Framework solution, you could see two types of messages: Warnings Errors When...

 

Version 1.14.1 of the SharePoint Framework Property Controls (@pnp/spfx-property-controls) has been released. This is an open source library that shares a set of reusable property pane controls, which can be used in your SharePoint Framework solutions. This release includes the following changes: Fixes TaxonomyPicker: Terms are sorted incorrectly under the wrong parent #153 EnterpriseTermPicker: Terms...

 

When building custom gulp tasks in your SharePoint Framework solutions, it might be handy to log as the default build system does. More information about building custom gulp tasks can be found here: Integrate gulp tasks in SharePoint Framework toolchain When you would use the default console.log, console.warn, or console.error methods like this: They will...

 

If you are working on a SharePoint Framework solution which has to support multiple languages. You will already know that the localized labels are created in localization (resource) files which are "just" JavaScript files. There is actually nothing wrong with this approach in SharePoint Framework, although you could experience some issues with it. Info: More...

 

Azure Functions are a great and easy way for implementing and automating tasks for your SharePoint Online environment. You could use it for various tasks like implementing scheduled jobs (timer jobs), elevating permissions via an API call to fetch/create data, … Starting to create new Azure Functions is simple with the Azure Functions project template...