Once again an article about navigation events. This time it has nothing to do with checks you need to implement to know when or to which page you navigated. This time it is about canceling/aborting API calls which your browser performs while navigating to another page. Most likely you can cancel these calls because they do no longer matter for the current page.
Beginning of August 2018 I released a new Visual Studio Code extension called the SPFx Task Runner. This extension lets you run your SharePoint Framework related gulp tasks by just a couple of mouse clicks. SPFx Task Runner Once you installed the extension you get a new SPFx task group in the Visual Studio Code context menu.
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
Today I published a new Visual Studio Code extension that gives you some handy SharePoint Framework code snippets. The first version of the extension only contains a handful snippets but will grow over time. VSCode extension: SPFx snippets SPFx snippets demo Try it out and let me know if you like it.
When SharePoint 2013 got released there was something missing in the UI. There was no breadcrumb control anymore like in SharePoint 2010. A couple of clients and users were struggling finding their way on the site. In March 2013, I created a script that allowed you to transform the SharePoint text in the suite bar (on the left side) into a breadcrumb.