Node.js

 

We all have dependencies in our projects and you probably already read some articles about dependencies which include funky things to your project without you being aware of it. Sometimes we just include these libraries in our project just because they are cool, save us a lot of development time, or because it is a...

 

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...

 

Azure functions are available for a while now. Their purpose is to have an event-driven compute without maintaining any server or applications. On my Azure environment, I have various of these small functions running. They all do different things like keeping my Azure search index up to date, sending notifications about my NPM packages, etc....

 

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...

 

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 –...