Development

 

Last year Microsoft announce the Office 365 public CDN capability. This is CDN option from Office 365 is a great way for you to host your assets like images or JavaScript files. Most important, this is probably the easiest option for publishing your SharePoint Framework client-side web part assets. This is because it does not...

 

After the introduction of Node.js, npm, Gulp and Yeoman. It is time to spend some time on another tool called webpack. Webpack is a module bundler and is one of the tools which is used in the building process of a SharePoint Framework client-side web part. In this article I will tell you more about...

 

A month ago Microsoft announced that the SharePoint webhook functionality is available in developer preview Info: here is the official article - SharePoint Webhooks Developer Preview - Now Available! To test out the functionality myself. I created a sample Node.js application which is available in the SharePoint developer samples repository: Sample Node.js SharePoint webhook application. With this...

 

Creating display templates for SharePoint is a fairly easy job, but we all have our own ways of developing them. Over the last couple of months, I barely touched managed code. Everything I do these days is mainly achieved by using JavaScript and/or TypeScript in combination with Visual Studio Code. As I really like this...

 

A couple of months ago I switch from the default WordPress search functionality to Azure search. In order to update my Azure search index, I created a web job which runs every hour and adds or updates the latest 25 posts. Each night the web job will do a full re-index of all the articles....

 

For one of our internal Office 365 add-ins I wanted to display the user's profile picture via the Office 365 Unified APIs. Note: At the moment there is not much documentation about the Unified API and retrieving the user's profile picture. You could fall back on the documentation about the Outlook User Photo REST API....