Lots of exciting announcements from the SharePoint 2018 conference in Las Vagas, but one area I started to play with is the newest sp-starter-kit project from PnP. However, there isn’t much in the way of documentation (yet), so I thought I'd of just note down some steps to get going... Prerequisites There are a few … Continue reading Getting started with the SharePoint Starter Kit from the PnP team
We have built a light-weight Intranet using Communication Sites for a client that they needed the ability to categorise and display different types of pages and news. This article describes how to insert in more advanced queries (KQL) into a modern “Highlighted Content” web part (which is a little hacky) to extract specific categories and … Continue reading News Page Categorisation and using KQL in a Highlighted content web part
A continuous learning activity of looking at the new modern custom column formatting and applying in bulk to multiple locations.
SharePoint Framework (SPFx) is new, lots to learn, explore and build new innovative modern features into SharePoint Modern Interfaces. With SPFX, you will notice you get a lot of extra files for configuration, libraries, temp code and compiled code; a lot of clutter and noise that's not needed as part of the majority of development, … Continue reading SPFx: Cut the clutter
At the European SharePoint Conference 2017 in the Hackathon results session, Waldek Mastykarz from the PnP team announced the Office365 CLI which gives you the ability to manage an Office 365 on any platform. We had the idea to run this inside the Azure Shell, giving you the ability to manage the Office 365 platform … Continue reading Using PnP Office 365 CLI in Azure Shell
On the usual train travels to my current client, I had planned to build a Azure Function App for a upcoming project on my Surface Pro but the train that turned up was so busy it was standing room only. So, in a huge moment of geekiness, I thought let's give the new Azure Cloud … Continue reading Build function app with cloud shell on your iPhone