SharePoint Framework

 

Note:Probably one of the most difficult things when working with application customizers is how it behaves while navigating. Modern sites have their own page navigation mechanism which provides a great user experience as the page does not require a full-page refresh. Only the things that are changed will get loaded/unloaded from the page. This system...

 

Back in April 2017, I wrote about how you could write unit tests for SharePoint Framework components. This was created by a combination of the dependencies provides by SharePoint Framework itself and enzyme (JavaScript Testing utilities for React). Info: you can read more about writing unit tests for SharePoint Framework components here: Writing unit tests...

 

For a long time, you were not able to remotely debug your SharePoint Framework solutions running in Microsoft Edge with Visual Studio Code. This was due to limitations of the Debugger for Edge and the Microsoft Edge developer tools. The only possibility if you wanted to debug in Visual Studio Code, was to use Chrome...

 

Hey developer, the solution which was just deployed in production is not working. Can you have a look at and fix it? This is probably something which you might have heard before. As every user and environment are unique, it could be caused by different things. IMPORTANT: Use this approach to test and find out...

 

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...

 

In my previous post, I wrote how you could trigger the page into edit mode from within your SharePoint Framework solution. One thing which I did not explain is how you can check the current display mode your page is in. Related article: Trigger the edit page experience from your SharePoint Framework solution For web...