SharePoint Framework

 

With the latest release of the SharePoint Framework generator, they introduced extensions. These extensions provide you a way to extend the modern site experience in SharePoint. You can, for example, add your own headers and footers, override how fields are rendered and create some custom list actions. In this article, I will focus on how...

 

Since I wrote the article about how you could configure build and release pipelines in Visual Studio Team Services, I got a couple of people asking if it is possible to get different builds working on one tenant. When you build something with the SharePoint Framework and are ready to move from development (workbench) to...

 

If you ever created Gulp tasks which made use of arguments to specify certain configuration settings to be used during the execution. You probably made use of a module called yargs. The yargs module makes it easy to check if arguments are provided and to retrieve their values. If you are building your own custom...

 

If you already used the HttpClient and SPHttpClient in your SharePoint Framework projects, you might have noticed that you have two types of request methods options: GET and POST. These two types of requests are the most used ones, but what if you want to use other HTTP methods like PUT, PATCH, DELETE? If you...

 

Last week I published a sample project on GitHub which shows how you can test your SharePoint Framework components with some predefined unit tests. Info: here is a link to the repo - https://github.com/estruyf/spfx-testing-wp The current sample is created with React. The unit tests are created only to test the actual component instead of the...

 

With the SharePoint Framework it is fairly easy to configure the properties you want to expose in the property pane of your web part. All you have to do is specify each of the property pane fields you want to show in the propertyPaneSettings function underneath the groupFields property. There are various types of property...