Office Development MVP / VS Code & Microsoft 365 & Azure Development

Elio Struyf is an independent Engineering Lead working for Struyf Consulting, Blogger, and Speaker on a mission to share his tried-and-true wisdom with as many IT developers as possible.

Reviewing Cloudflare Pages to show what it has to offer

October 15, 2021

Cloudflare is a name that probably does not need any introduction. It is a well-known service that provides one of the fastest and massively used content delivery networks (CDN). Cloudflare developers have been busy as they have been building a lot of valuable new services like the one that I am talking about in this article Cloudflare Pages.

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A look at the features and benefits of the Front Matter CMS

October 8, 2021

Front matter CMS is a new, fresh and easy-to-use content management system with a sleek frontend. It can be used for any type of website - blog, portfolio, landing page or even an online store. Without any dependencies to websites, APIs, and databases. The system is open-source and can be installed within seconds.

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How a broken vertebra got me healthier working from home

September 24, 2021

Catchy title, isn’t it? Well, actually, it really happened. Let us go back to June 6th, 2021. I was cycling with a couple of people, wherein in an unfortunate circumstance, the rider in front of me accidentally hit me while he moved to the middle of the road. In the move he made, he took my front wheel with his back wheel, and I hit the road pretty hard with the right side.

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Integrating Algolia DocSearch into Next.js like Docusaurus

September 2, 2021

For the new Front Matter website, I needed to integrate search capabilities. Instead of building my own search experience this time, as I did on this website. I wanted to give Algolia a try. The first time that I noticed Algolia was on the Docusaurus website. Docusaurus uses the service to search through all the documentation and works pretty fast and efficiently.

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Demystify Microsoft Viva Connections its extensibility model

August 20, 2021

Microsoft Viva Connections is a new experience to inform employees in your company and keep them engaged all from within Microsoft Teams. The nice part about Viva Connections is just a name, and you will have to brand it yourself. Meaning, it will be your experience, for your company. Another significant part of Viva Connections is the extensibility.

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#DevHack: language-specific settings in a VSCode extension

August 18, 2021

When working with Visual Studio Code and different types of languages, you might want to change some settings only for one specific language. In my case, this was what I wanted to achieve for Markdown. VSCode is my primary editor, which I use for coding and writing this article. I tried to optimize it for writing blog posts, like increase the line height, different font, and more.

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