SharePoint Framework extensions samples

SharePoint Framework extensions samples

Recently, Microsoft released the developer preview of SharePoint Framework extensions. Here are a few samples that will help you get started. SharePoint Framework extensions When looking at a new technology, sample solutions help me understand how the different pieces fit together and to see what's possible. I looked for samples
What you should know about working with TypeScript in SharePoint Framework projects

What you should know about working with TypeScript in SharePoint Framework projects

In SharePoint Framework projects you can't just use any TypeScript version. Here is why. SharePoint Framework way or the highway You're building a SharePoint customization using SharePoint Framework. You install jQuery and jQuery TypeScript typings. You build the project. You get errors, lot's of them. You might have seen it
Why you should consider installing the SharePoint Framework Yeoman generator locally

Why you should consider installing the SharePoint Framework Yeoman generator locally

When SharePoint Framework was released publicly, I started wondering: how can we use the latest generator while supporting older projects? Following the recommendations When you setup your development environment for building SharePoint Framework solutions, you start with installing Yeoman and the SharePoint Framework Yeoman generator. You follow the recommendation and
Don't wait for someone else to find your bugs

Don't wait for someone else to find your bugs

I hate bugs in my code. They keep me awake at night and keep me from moving on with my work. Some bugs confront me with my lack of focus, other puzzle me. Some prove that I don't know everything. Some bugs are downright annoying. Bugs suck. I know you
Don't use PropertyPaneTextField with numeric web part properties

Don't use PropertyPaneTextField with numeric web part properties

When building SharePoint Framework client-side web parts, don't use PropertyPaneTextField to manage values of numeric web part properties. Here is why. Configure with ease What distinguishes web parts from other SharePoint customizations is how easily you can configure them to your specific needs. Using web parts, you can compose pages