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
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
Building shared code in SharePoint Framework - revisited

Building shared code in SharePoint Framework - revisited

A while back, I wrote about building shared code (dll-code) on the SharePoint Framework. It turns out, I missed a few important details. Here is how it should be done. Sharing code between web parts When building SharePoint Framework client-side web parts, it's only a matter of time before you
Build better solutions on the SharePoint Framework - Rencore webinar recap, recording and Q&A

Build better solutions on the SharePoint Framework - Rencore webinar recap, recording and Q&A

Recently I had the honor of co-presenting a webinar with Andrew Connell about the new SharePoint Framework. Here is the recording and answers to the questions asked during the webinar. SharePoint Framework - a new powerful SharePoint development model SharePoint Framework is a new model for building SharePoint customizations. Leveraging
5 ways to load templates in SharePoint Framework Client-Side Web Parts built using Angular

5 ways to load templates in SharePoint Framework Client-Side Web Parts built using Angular

One of the key elements of each Angular application are templates used to display data. Here are 5 ways how you can define them in SharePoint Framework Client-Side Web Parts built using Angular. Angular for the masses Angular is one of the most popular JavaScript frameworks for building client-side applications.