Skip to main content

Introduction to SharePoint Framework| Rise of new SP development model

Introduction to SharePoint Framework

  • SharePoint Framework for client-side development, easy integration with the Microsoft Graph and support for open source tooling. It's purely concentrated on integration of modern UX(User Experience) with SharePoint.

  • As for announcements, this available since 3rd quarter of 2016

  • Allow developers to make use of the latest JavaScript frameworks like React and Angular. This opens doors towards open source development on SharePoint rather than sticking on to Windows and Visual studio.

  • provides dramatically better experiences, performance, mobile support and more while broadening SharePoint developer ecosystem from .NET and beyond

  • Available for existing SharePoint sites and can be include client side web parts into SharePoint pages.

  • This introduces new page experience including page structure.

What includes in SharePoint Framework?

  • Capable of including enterprise mobility..responsive and also scale well with any device

  • Deep customization is highly capable..since more tooling and libraries can be used

  • Expands potential of SharePoint and Microsoft Graph API

  • Enabled for both cloud (O365) or on on-premise

Why another model?

  • Despite the different forms of add-ins the model has some limitations, one of which is the use of iframes for integrating add-ins on pages.

  • Modern SharePoint UX along with all its components, uses responsive web design

  • Its another tool for your toolbox, its upto you to pick the best for your job

  • Modern team sites look great and offer improved user experience in the mobile-first world

When you should use SharePoint Framework?

whenever you want to extend the capabilities of the modern team sites, solutions based on the SharePoint Framework are your only option

It is the only SharePoint development model that works with modern SharePoint sites.

Its backward compatible (works well in both modern and classic)

For example, if you were to build a Web Part that interacts with the Microsoft Graph, you could build a 100% client-side solution using Angular, ADAL JS and OAuth implicit flow.


Popular posts from this blog

Turn off/ Hide Details panel/ Information Panel on modern SharePoint lists

Not always we require to show changes done by other which is a mandatory feature in SharePoint online. 

What is details pane (aka. Information Pane)? Detail pane/ Information shows information regarding the document if you selected a one or its showing recent changes within a list or library.

Follow linkto Microsoft documentation about details pane.

Bad news: Until Microsoft listen to User Voice, there is no straightforward way to enable disable this even you don't want.
Good news: We could write a SharePoint framework extension to hack styles until Microsoft give us a permanent solution.

How? I found this sample project (Inject CSS into modern SharePoint pages with React) which could reuse to our purpose. Thanks to Hugo for saving my time.  Steps to awesomeness: Clone the projectResolve dependencies > npm iBundle > gulp bundle --shipPackage > gulp package-solution --shipUpload package into SharePoint App catalog and deploy. You could find package under SharePoint folder.A…

📢 Update -Microsoft Teams IP Phones and Intune Enrollment

For customers who require desk phones and conference room phones to make and receive audio calls or join meetings, Microsoft Teams provides a growing portfolio of devices that can be purchased from our Teams Marketplace. For Teams phones including the Yealink T56A/T58A/CP960 and the Crestron Flex series IP phones that run on Android 5.x or later, there may be specific configurations that need to be enabled in the customer's tenant for the phones to successfully enroll into Intune. Allowing successful Intune enrollment for Android versions 5.x and upIf all the following conditions below are true, you will need to enable a specific configuration setting in the Intune admin console to allow for a successful enrollment:You are deploying a Teams IP phone with Android OS version 5.x or later.You have connected your Intune tenant with managed Google Play in order to manage Android Enterprise devices.You have configured your enrollment restrictions such that Android work profile enrollmen…

PowerApps Delegation warning

Warning:Delegation warning. This part "Filter" of this formula might not work correctly on large datasets. The data source might not be able to process the formula and might return an incomplete data set. Your application might not return correct results or behave correctly if the data set is incomplete
"Working with large datasets requires using data sources and formulas that can be delegated" - PowerApps 

Solution!!!500 is the default number of records to pull, but you can change this number for an entire app. 

By altering the number of delegation queries (not recommended), you will be able to pull items up to 2000 (as of 2018). 
On the File tab, select App settings.Find Experimental features, change the Data row limit for non-delegable queries setting from 1 to 2000.

Data sources that will help with delegation:Common Data Service