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Getting started with Redux in SharePoint Framework – Part 2

May 8, 2019 by yborghmans with 1 comments

As you can read in part 1 we are converting a 'plain' React SPFx webpart to a version with Redux to have an external stage management mechanism. We are starting from the basic idea of having a webpart that displays a list of sessions of a SharePoint Saturday. Next to…
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Getting started with Redux in SharePoint Framework – Part 1

May 8, 2019 by yborghmans with 1 comments

Finally I managed to write this blog post. It took me a couple of attempts, but after my session at SPS Doha I was encouraged enough to finish the blog post and provide it to you. This post will take you step by step into the wonderful world of Redux,…
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SPS Doha (Qatar) 2019

May 8, 2019 by yborghmans with 0 comments

My first public speaking appointment of the year brought me to wonderfull Doha. First time Qatar and even the first time for me in the Middle East. After getting selected to speak at SPS Doha, I had no idea at all what to expect. But looking back, I can certainly…
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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 5 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"] https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/declarative-customization/column-formatting[/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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