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Web part icons help you to distinguish your web part between all the others. SharePoint Framework provides use two options at this moment of specifying an icon: Office UI Fabric font icons (officeFabricIconFontName) Images by providing a URL (iconImageUrl) Info: Waldek Mastykarz wrote a great article about this a while ago. Read more about it...Read More →

 

A while ago I wrote an article about writing unit tests for your SharePoint Framework components. One of the missing things was a code coverage report to check how well you unit-test your codebase. Read more: Writing unit-tests for your SharePoint Framework components Apparently, with the v1.2.0 of SharePoint Framework they added a tool called...Read More →

 

One of the new things in the latest releases is the functionality to bundle multiple components into a single JavaScript bundle file. Quote: Multi-component bundles can make it easier to share code and logic across similar components, as well as reduce the overall size of your JavaScript since you only get one instance of the...Read More →

 

Since the SharePoint Framework v1.2.0 release; it is now possible to let your custom property pane fields trigger the apply button in non-reactive property panes. Before this release, you had to implement your own logic to re-render the contents of your web part or use the reactive property pane. So, what changed? In the previous...Read More →

 

Some time ago I wrote a couple of articles about how you can automate the process of releasing your SharePoint Framework solutions. This was achieved by two custom Gulp tasks to upload the static assets and solution package and a complete Visual Studio Team Services build and release pipeline. This process already saved me a...Read More →

 

When SharePoint 2013 got released there was something missing in the UI. There was no breadcrumb control anymore like in SharePoint 2010. A couple of clients and users were struggling finding their way on the site. In March 2013, I created a script that allowed you to transform the SharePoint text in the suite bar...Read More →