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Automating your builds and releases for SharePoint Framework is easy to achieve in Visual Studio Team Services. In the past, I have written how you can achieve it by using custom Gulp tasks or using the Office 365 CLI. One thing both solutions have in common is that they are taking 5-10 minutes to complete....

 

For a long time, you were not able to remotely debug your SharePoint Framework solutions running in Microsoft Edge with Visual Studio Code. This was due to limitations of the Debugger for Edge and the Microsoft Edge developer tools. The only possibility if you wanted to debug in Visual Studio Code, was to use Chrome...

 

Automating installation/deployment processes of any type of solutions is so great, and in Visual Studio Team Services you can do this by a task-driven process. For many of the SharePoint Solutions I create, I have an automated CI/CD process behind the scenes running. So that once my code is ready, it will automatically deploy to...

 

Hey developer, the solution which was just deployed in production is not working. Can you have a look at and fix it? This is probably something which you might have heard before. As every user and environment are unique, it could be caused by different things. IMPORTANT: Use this approach to test and find out...

 

If you are using a modern site in SharePoint Online, you might have noticed that there is a new footer / social bar control which contains actions that allow you to like a page, see the number of comments and page views. This is a very simple control and might be useful to you when...

 

The SharePoint item REST API has its limits. One (or two in this case) of these limits is about returning values for fields you specified, more in particular when using lookup- or managed metadata fields. The problem with the lookup field occurs when it references a list from another web. In that case, the REST...