August, 2016


Important I have created a new version of this web part that makes use of Handlebars templates. You can check out the code from this web part here: Older version of the web part Today I spend some time developing with the new SharePoint Framework. I must say the SharePoint team did an amazing job...Read More →

How to debug your SharePoint Framework web part

on Aug 19, 2016 by Elio Struyf with 11 comments


Already a great number of blog posts have been written about the new SharePoint Framework release two days ago. With every new tool or framework, there is a learning curve. The best way of learning how the SharePoint Framework works is by reading the code and debugging it. This article focusses on how you can...Read More →

Getting up to speed with Yeoman aka “yo”

on Aug 16, 2016 by Elio Struyf with no comments


Yeoman is yet another tool that you cannot miss in your client-side development toolset. In the previous post, I talked about Node.js, npm and Gulp. To make use of these tools it required some manual actions/configuration before you could start developing your project. By now you may have asked yourself if this is always the...Read More →

Getting up to speed with Gulp

on Aug 09, 2016 by Elio Struyf with 4 comments


This is the next article of my getting up to speed series. This article is completely devoted to Gulp. In the previous article I explained Node.js and NPM, but I also mentioned Gulp a couple of time. As you get in this world of JavaScript focussed development, you will see that Gulp (or Grunt –...Read More →

Getting up to speed with Node.js and npm

on Aug 03, 2016 by Elio Struyf with 5 comments


Recently Microsoft announced the SharePoint framework. This framework makes use of the latest trends in the developer landscape like client-side development and integrating open source frameworks. For many of us, this was great news. The framework will be a great way to build new things for SharePoint. Of course, the SharePoint framework requires you to...Read More →