ElioStruyf GitHub Star | M365 Development, Developer Technologies MVP | Google Developer Expert Azure | Microsoft 365 | Visual Studio Code

Along with acting as VP of BIWUG (Belgian Information Worker User Group), Elio is an independent contractor for his own consulting company, Struyf Consulting.

It is Demo Time; how to make your live code demos smoother

I have had many sessions at conferences over the years. One thing I always liked to do is perform live demos. Although I know things could fail, it is also fun to show the audience how things work. Those live coding demos take a lot of preparation to ensure everything goes smoothly.

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Using Vite for bundling your Visual Studio Code extension

important The CJS build of Vite’s Node API is no longer supported and will be removed in version 6. As Visual Studio Code extensions do not support ESM, my recommendation is use an alternative bundler such as webpack, tsup, or esbuild instead of Vite. A couple of weeks ago, I started looking into the possibility of retrieving the Content Collections from Astro and generating content-types for Front Matter CMS.

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Things to know when using custom icons for Visual Studio Code commands

You can specify an icon when adding commands to your Visual Studio Code extension. These icons are rendered when you register the commands, such as the explorer title bar, document title bar, and more. info More info on registering command can be found in the VSCode documentation. You have three options for specifying the icon:

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Linking and Unlinking Multilingual Pages in SharePoint

It has been a while since I wrote an article about SharePoint, but in the last couple of weeks, I got interested in linking and unlinking multilingual pages in SharePoint. This functionality is proper when you migrate pages from other sites to multilingual ones. Still, it can also be helpful to remap pages in case of some information architecture changes.

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Add a custom themable icon to Visual Studio Code

In version 9.2.0 of Front Matter CMS, I wanted to add a status bar item to the editor that shows the Front Matter icon. To achieve this, the Visual Studio Code documentation explains you to add your icon as an icon font to the icon contribution point in your package.json file.

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The Playwright Reporter for GitHub Actions

For developers leveraging GitHub Actions to automate workflows E2E tests, Playwright provides excellent documentation on its use with GitHub Actions. By default, the setup uses the HTML reporter, offering a detailed look at test results. However, I found myself longing for a more straightforward overview of these results. This led me to develop a GitHub Actions reporter.

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