deploy vs. dist vs. lib - On SharePoint Framework build folders

deploy vs. dist vs. lib - On SharePoint Framework build folders

When building SharePoint Framework projects you might have noticed the deploy, dist and lib folders. So what are they and when should you use their contents? SharePoint Framework build system SharePoint Framework is a new model for building SharePoint solutions. It uses open source tooling such as Gulp and Webpack
Cleaning up SharePoint Framework build folders

Cleaning up SharePoint Framework build folders

When building SharePoint Framework Client Side Web Parts you might want to clean up the build folders. What is the best way to do it? Nuke it! There comes a time, when developing solutions, when you want to run a clean build - just to be sure that evrything is
Building SharePoint Framework Client-Side Web Parts with React

Building SharePoint Framework Client-Side Web Parts with React

SharePoint Framework natively support building Client-Side Web Parts using React. Here is a sample Web Part illustrating the different pieces of a Client-Side Web Part built using React. React for Web Parts React is a powerful framework for building web applications with dynamic user interfaces. It's focusing on the UX
How does SharePoint Framework know which Web Part to run

How does SharePoint Framework know which Web Part to run

So you would want to build a SharePoint Framework solution with a couple of Web Parts. But then you wonder: how would SharePoint know which Web Part it should run when? With no explicit relationship between the code and the manifest, would you need a separate project for each Web
How to add a second Web Part to a SharePoint Framework project?

How to add a second Web Part to a SharePoint Framework project?

When generating a new SharePoint Framework project using the SharePoint Yeoman generator you can automatically add a new Web Part. But what if you wanted to add another one? yo SharePoint! SharePoint Framework ships with a Yeoman generator that takes care of scaffolding SharePoint Framework project. By running the generator