#DevHack: Optimizing initial load JS from Next.js

November 27, 2020

Now that my PimpYourOwnBike website has launched. I started looking at where I can do some optimizations. When looking at the Next.js build output, I spotted a red number in the First Load JS section. First load JS too big That would be the first thing on my list to optimize, getting this number from red to green.

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Have you ever thought about checking your dependency for vulnerabilities?

February 22, 2018

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 requirement.

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Sample Node.js SharePoint webhook application released

October 11, 2016

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.

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Developing and testing JavaScript / Node.js Azure Functions locally

September 29, 2016

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.

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Toggle settings in the property pane of your SharePoint Framework web part

September 6, 2016

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. propertyPaneSettings function There are various types of property pane fields like text, dropdown, toggle, checkbox, and if that is not enough or you need a special one, you have the ability to build it yourself.

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Search web part created with the SharePoint Framework

August 19, 2016

Important I have created a new version of this web part that makes use of Handlebars templates. You can check out the code from this web part here: https://github.com/estruyf/react-handlebars-search. Older version of the web part Today I spend some time developing with the new SharePoint Framework. I must say the SharePoint team did an amazing job with creating the Yeoman template.

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