SPFx in Codespaces - Trust the dev cert

Resolve issues with the development SSL certificate for SPFx when using Visual Studio Codespaces....

Using Visual Studio Codespaces for SPFx development

Visual Studio Codespaces (and its sibling Github Codespaces) offers a cloud-hosted, low-friction environment for writing code. The VSO offering is in public preview, so I gave...

Creating an SPFx Web Part using React Hooks

A description of an SPFx web part built using React Hooks....

Using Adaptive Cards and Templating

I had a need to display, in SharePoint, all of our SPFx packages with their last modified date and version numbers. (In our scenario, the folks...

M365 Dev Podcast - Discussing web design with Stefan Bauer

Jeremy Thake and Paul Schaeflein speak to Stefan Bauer about his journey from SharePoint Designer through to Microsoft 365 Development from a web design perspective. https:...

SPFx WebPart Localization in config.json

The SPFx documentation does a good job of describing the steps necessary to localize the strings in your component. However, there is one thing that is...

Visual Studio extension for SPFx - v1.8

With the recent update of the SharePoint Framework generator, the corresponding Visual Studio extension is updated as well. The extension is available in the Visual Studio...

M365 Dev Podcast - The State of SPFx

Andrew Connell takes a break from his podcast and talks with Paul about SPFx and a history of developing for SharePoint. https://m365dev.link/e166...

SharePoint Conference 2019

I'm delighted to be speaking at the SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas in May 2019! At the conference, held May 21-23 at the MGM Grand, I...

Adding Dark/Light mode to SPFx Web Part

When you scaffold a new SharePoint Framework web part, you get a blue box with white text. While this looks good as a banner-type component, if...

Visual Studio Extension for SPFx - v1.5

The SharePoint Framework generator was updated to version 1.5 on June 5, 2018 and it included breaking changes in the command-line parameters. Thanks to a...

Office Dev - Community Calls

New on the Office Developer site is a series of community calls for Office 365 developers to stay in sync with us on a variety of...

"Error - [sass] Error: Missing binding" when using Visual Studio Extension for SPFx

When running Debug command in Visual Studio on an SPFx project, you may notice a lot of red in the console window: Furthermore, the web page...

#TeperTakeover - Q & A with Jeff Teper

Microsoft Corporate Vice President Jeff Teper took to Twitter on July 10th to answer questions (and share a bit of news). Summarized below are a few...

Live 360! Conference - November 2017

I am very excited to be speaking once again at the Live! 360 conference in Orlando, November 12-17. This event is one of my favorites, bringing...