SharePoint Saturday Netherlands and Dakar

July 17, 2018 by yborghmans with 0 comments

In the past two weeks, I had the pleasure to deliver a session about SharePoint Framework deployment at both SharePoint Saturday Netherlands and SharePoint Saturday Dakar. Netherlands (Info) I had never provided a session outside Belgium, so where can I start better than with our neighbours: The Netherlands. On Friday…
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Connect to new Office 365 Group

June 12, 2018 by yborghmans with 0 comments

Creating Office 365 groups has already been a feature in Office 365 for a while. But there still was a missing piece for the old project-and team sites of SharePoint Online where users wanted to 'migrate' their site to the capabilities of an Office 365 group. A Tenant administrator could…
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OneDrive – Some files weren’t downloaded.

May 19, 2018 by yborghmans with 4 comments

Recently my colleague and me were wondering why we bumped into a specific scenario where weren't able to download (all the) files from a shared resource on OneDrive. The only thing we were able to see is we downloaded a .zip file with some files and folders in it with…
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SharePoint Application Lifecycle Management API – How to use it in your code

December 28, 2017 by yborghmans with 0 comments

As described in my previous post - Install & Uninstall SharePoint apps by code announced at ESPC 2017- Microsoft announced an Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) API to install, uninstall, deploy, retract, upgrade, and remove your applications from the app catalog of your tenant and/or a specific site collection app catalog (available early 2018). [caption id="attachment_236" align="aligncenter" width="622"]…
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Install & Uninstall SharePoint apps by code announced at ESPC 2017

November 16, 2017 by yborghmans with 1 comments

Today at ESPC 2017, Vesa Juvonen announced the availability of an endpoint on SharePoint Online to install, uninstall, deploy, retract, upgrade, and remove SharePoint apps programatically. As I was thrilled by the announcement, I immedialty tested it out on my development environment with this blogpost as result (for the items…
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Start your MS Flow from within the new SharePoint column formatter

November 14, 2017 by yborghmans with 0 comments

At Ignite, Microsoft announced the new column formatter for SharePoint online. It provides the flexibility to format your columns based on your data. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="818"][/caption] Lincoln DeMaris (BRK3252) explained how the formatting worked with a lot of useful demos. One of them was a button/link in a…
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How to activate modern pages on a classic team site

August 17, 2017 by yborghmans with 0 comments

Recently I was searching for how to get the new Modern Pages in an old classic team site, which was created a couple of years ago in SharePoint Online. New modern team sites, Groups and Communication sites are already having the new Modern Pages, but the old ones are still…
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GiphyBot in Teams

March 8, 2017 by yborghmans with 0 comments

One of the most requested features @Ventigrate is a proper implementation of Giphy in Microsoft Teams. Microsoft did provide a solution to that request but it is not  as user friendly as it is in Slack. That’s why I developed a Microsoft bot that you can use to get a…
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