SharePoint is the Answer to Content Collaboration in the Modern Workspace

In the afternoon on day one of Microsoft Ignite 2018, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Jeff Teper took to the stage, and with help of a few on his team, he presented his update on SharePoint, OneDrive, and more. He clearly stated that SharePoint is the answer to content collaboration in the modern workspace, and I […]

Join Me at SharePoint Conference North America 2018 @SPConf #SPC18

SharePoint Conference is back! And in Las Vegas no less! Are you going to join me this May 21st – 23rd for #SPC18? If not, why not? You don’t want to fall behind! If you need even more reasons to join, I am happy to say that PixelMill is also extremely excited to be sponsoring […]

Extended Native Graph API Support Shipping Soon to SPFx

The SharePoint Dev Ecosystem hosts monthly community calls that are not to be missed. The February 2018 Community call was no different. Fortunately for those of us that are busy, we always have the recorded video’s to queue up on demand. What I found most existing in the February 2018 call was a demo around […]

SharePoint Conference North America 2018 @SPConf #SPC18 – May 21st through 23rd, 2018

On the off chance you’ve not yet heard, there is in fact a SharePoint Conference returning to Las Vegas, this May 2018. For those of you that have missed the large yearly SharePoint-focused conference hosted by Microsoft that once was SharePoint Conference, this is your opportunity to jump back in. There are several well-organized conferences […]

Conditional Load of External Library such as jQuery in SharePoint Framework Solutions

When a SharePoint Framework based use-case arising that includes conditionally loading an external library such as jQuery, an option exists that includes looking to see if a library has already been loaded, and then conditionally loading additional libraries using SPComponentLoader.loadScript SharePoint Framework Limitations The common method of loading external libraries in SPFx solutions is to […]

SharePoint Framework Extensions Milestone – Release Candidate 0 Available

We are one step closer to the highly anticipated release of SharePoint Framework Extensions. Microsoft announced yesterday the release of SharePoint Framework Extensions RC0. My obvious questions are, what does this mean, what is different, how do I get the latest bits, and finally when will this go GA so I can use this for […]

#SPFx Extensions Dev Preview Drop 1 Breaks Placeholder Control

The SharePoint Framework (#SPFx) Extensions Dev Preview Drop 1 utilizes a new version of one of the core node modules, sp-webpart-base v1.1.1. This module removed, possibly by accident, a particular TypeScript definition file, Placeholder.d.ts found in \node_modules\@microsoft\sp-webpart-base\lib\components\placeHolder. Unfortunately this change was not included in the release notes, so it went unnoticed for a few days until rgueldenpfennig […]

SharePoint Virtual Summit 2017 in Review

Just a few hours ago, Microsoft wrapped up their SharePoint Virtual Summit 2017, a follow-up to their May 4th, 2016 “Future of SharePoint” event. After watching the Summit keynote, I quickly jumped over to the OnDemand technical sessions, like “Updates to the SharePoint Framework with SharePoint Framework extensions” presented by Mike Ammerlaan, “An overview of […]

Podcasts & PnP – Discussing Customizing SharePoint w/ Jeremy Thalke

I have had a very busy last few weeks. A week in Redmond with all my developer friends, a week in Austin at SPTechCon, a SharePoint Saturday in Vancouver, and now currently I’m polishing my sessions in Washington D.C. for SPFest. Living out of a suitcase isn’t just a turn of phase, it’s my April. […]

Script Editor Webpart (SEWP) now Available for the SharePoint Framework #SPFx – Sort of

During the March 14th, 2017 SharePoint PnP Monthly Community Call, Mikael Svenson introduced a SharePoint Framework (#SPFx) webpart he recently created. Essentially, the SPFx webpart provides an immediate replacement of the current tool many of us have built a love-hate relationship with, the Script Editor Webpart (SEWP). The March 2017 PnP release includes Mikael’s new webpart, one […]