Contents tagged with SharePoint Framework

  • Changes to SPFx Generator from Versions 1.1.1 to 1.1.3

    I’ve gotten a little behind on my blogging over the month of August, but hope to stay active and consistent during September, time permitting. Before getting into what the changes from versions 1.1.1 to 1.1.3 of the yo generator for SPFx projects gave us, it is good to review what 1.1.1 gave us. For this I refer mostly to Andrew Connell’s post of June 21st. There were 3 key points to that release that I think are pertinent to this discussion. First is that it was there that we got the first developer release of the Extensions. If you have not looked at these and what they can do I will explain more later in this post as well as in subsequent posts. The next point is that there is a new flag … more

  • Updates on SharePoint Framework

    The SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) group continues to announce developments in the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) space. From the latest SIG meeting broadcast on YouTube there are a couple of high points to note, along with the evolution of the initiative. First is that it will be available for OnPrem farms with the release of Feature Pack 2 of SP 2016. This is expected in the second half of this year but as far as I have heard there is no firm date, other than teasers, beyond that. Still, with it being in GA status for O365, this is exciting. In order to accommodate the OnPrem scenario, the first choice of the yo project generator will be to prompt whether the project is targeting an … more

  • Upcoming Presentation to the Triangle SharePoint User Group (TriSPUG)

    Thursday I will be presenting to the Triangle SPUG on the new SharePoint Framework (SPFx). I am very excited but nervous as it has been a few years since I have done a presentation like this; not since the 2012 Atlanta SharePoint Saturday event. That did not go well.. First off my slides were a little chaotic, and the preparation was not what I would have hoped. This time I have spent the time to put as little into the slides as will make the point, and little or no more. (It’s like Mark Twain’s comment to an interlocutor apologizing for so long a letter, that he had not the time to write a shorter one. ;->) I am also rehearsing the talk itself, despite sounding like a crazy person … more