Now Available – Open Source SharePoint Framework RSS Reader Webpart

I am excited to announce the general availability of an open source SharePoint Framework RSS Reader webpart I built and made available to anyone and everyone as part of the SharePoint Patterns and Practices SPFx Webpart examples. Download the RSS Reader SPFx webpart, currently based on SPFx v1.7.0, now to get started today. A few […]

Modern vs Classic SharePoint – The Throw-down Recap

Last week, PixelMill hosted a webinar on a throw-down between Modern vs Classic SharePoint. I had the pleasure hosting the discussion with our lead designer, Kunaal Sharma. Do you have questions related to SharePoint, “classic”, “modern”, “what is your best approach with SharePoint”, etc, I highly recommend you watch the recording, Kunaal and I had […]

SharePoint Conference 2019 – A Conference You Don’t Want to Miss

SharePoint Conference is returning to Las Vegas this year from May 21st – 23rd, 2019 at the MGM Grand and I’ll be there with bells on. Why is this a must-attend session on my schedule this year? As Microsoft continues to introduce exciting changes, SharePoint Conference 2019 will be a fantastic opportunity to catch up […]

SharePoint Online Theming – The Threads Between Modern and Classic Experiences

Branding modern SharePoint experiences including modern team, communication, and hub sites continues to revolve around modern themes. Custom modern SharePoint theming is well documented at docs.microsoft.com/sharepoint, including the following starting guides to name a few: SharePoint site theming Customizing “modern” team sites Classic SharePoint experiences including classic teams sites and publishing sites continue as popular […]

Get Consistent Branding Across Classic and Modern SharePoint Experiences

Full feature parity between classic SharePoint experiences such as classic/traditional team sites and publishing sites, and modern SharePoint experiences including communication sites, modern team sites, and hub sites continues to cause migration concerns for organizations of all sizes. Modern SharePoint sites provide many exciting features including a clean, mobile-ready interface, faster page load times, improved […]

SharePoint PnP Provisioning Schema Version 2018-05

A new SharePoint PnP Provisioning Schema was just released and you can learn more from the SharePoint Developer Monthly Community Call – May 2018 edition recording. You can also learn more via the SharePoint PnP Github repo at: https://github.com/SharePoint/PnP-Provisioning-Schema. Why this matters The provisioning engine within the PnP initiative continues to be one of the […]

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 […]

SharePoint Hub Sites Make Their Debut

The wait is over! First publicly announced at Ignite 2017, SharePoint Hub Sites just reached a major milestone with a 100% rollout for Targeted Release tenants on Office 365! This means that we have not reached full General Availability for every Office 365 tenant just yet, that’s likely only a few weeks away, but many […]

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 […]

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 […]