Creating Web Part that Support Single Part App Pages in SharePoint Online

I've been working with the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) development method for a while now and I must admit that whilst I was sceptical at first (yet another way of extending SharePoint to learn) I am now a believer. This is…

Creating an Announcement Client Web Part: Part 3 – Rendering Items

This is the 3rd part of my blog mini-series, based around a project to create an Announcement client web part using the SPFx. The aim of this project is to build a web part that can hook up with views…

Part 4: Controlling D3 Trees via SPFx Web Part Properties

In this series of blog posts, I am seeking to build a new UI to access SharePoint using the D3 data visualisation library and SharePoint client-side web parts, built using the SPFx. So far, we have: Part 1: Getting started…

Part 1: Getting started with SPFx and D3 – perfect bedfellows?

I'm a long time SharePoint hacker who's grown up with server-side development using the full SharePoint Server Object Model and when you've been churning out WSP files for as long as I have you do get quite comfortable at it.…

The world is not flat and neither should your SharePoint site be!

When designing a SharePoint site, you will likely need to create a number of supporting pages and this article is intended to give you some things to consider when building out these pages. In the end I will introduce you…

Adventures with the SharePoint Framework (SPFx): Part 6 – Web Part Properties

In order for web parts to function as intended there is usually a requirement to present the user with a number of web part properties that can be configured as parameters that govern how the web part operates. These web…

Adventures with the SharePoint Framework (SPFx): Part 5 – Sanity Check

So far in this series of articles I have just addressed the plumbing of how to get a solution, built and up and running using the SPFx and have covered some important configuration options that you should consider. I've not…