Office Development MVP / Office 365 & Azure Development

 

Version 1.16.0 of the SharePoint Framework Property Controls (@pnp/spfx-property-controls) has been released. This is an open source library that shares a set of reusable property pane controls, which can be used in your SharePoint Framework solutions. This release includes the following changes: Enhancements PropertyFieldCollectionData: Add the ability for field validation to the custom fields #187 PropertyFieldCollectionData: Ability to provide custom labels for the save and cancel buttons #187 PropertyFieldListPicker: add ability to filter the control via OData #184 Fixes

 

When you need to support multiple languages for your SharePoint Framework solutions. It can be a hassle that you have to maintain each and every localization per component in their related loc folder. Official localization documentation: localize SharePoint Framework client-side web parts. Default component localization files If you have one component in your project, this is easy to maintain, but once you will have a couple more.

 

This will be a quick tip about a styling issue with the application customizers. If you are building application customizers that render something in the available top or bottom zones. It is recommended to add your own font styles. This might sound weird, but when you don’t do this, you might end up with styling differences between your pages.

 

When building a SharePoint Framework solution which includes application customizers. One of the important things about their functionality is how they behave during navigation events/page transitions. These days in modern SharePoint most of the page transitions are achieved from the client-side, which means that it does not fully reload the page, but only partially.

 

A while ago I wrote an article about how you can quickly test and debug your SharePoint Framework code when it is already deployed on an environment. I use this technique quite a lot as I mostly work with application customizers. Info: Testing and debugging your SPFx solutions in production without causing any impact

 

Version 1.13.2 of the SharePoint Framework React Controls (@pnp/spfx-controls-react) has been released. This is an open source library that shares a set of reusable React controls, which can be used in your SharePoint Framework solutions. This release includes the following changes: Enhancements Improvements to the Lithuanian localization #285 Fixes