A SharePoint Framework Content Editor Web Part

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A few months ago Mikael Svenson blogged about a SharePoint Framework Script Editor web part he’d written. I took the core of Mikael’s Script Editor web part and built a prototype Content Editor web part – one that works as closely as possible to the “Classic” Content Editor web part. I wrote a post about… Continue reading A SharePoint Framework Content Editor Web Part

Getting Started with SharePoint 2013/2016/Online Development

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A few people have asked for advice on resources to help them get started with SharePoint development. Here are a few I like to suggest, add a comment if you have others. Sites SharePoint 2013 development overview Getting Started (SharePoint Development in Visual Studio) SharePoint Add-ins Videos Channel 9 Microsoft Virtual Academy Pluralsight On-demand Library… Continue reading Getting Started with SharePoint 2013/2016/Online Development

CSOM and JSOM in SharePoint – Explaining what the acronyms mean

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It seems that there is some confusion over these two acronyms. Let me see if I can’t help clear that up. CSOM stands for (the) Client Object Model. This is a remote API that has three implementations: one for .NET managed code (e.g. C# and VB), one for Silverlight (yes, that still exists), and one… Continue reading CSOM and JSOM in SharePoint – Explaining what the acronyms mean

How to get the Version Number of a SharePoint-Hosted App in JavaScript

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I spent some time a while ago trying to figure out how the get the version number of a SharePoint-Hosted App in JavaScript code. After a bunch of Googling and building demo Apps I gave up with the assumption that this information was not available. This morning I was writing some code that worked with… Continue reading How to get the Version Number of a SharePoint-Hosted App in JavaScript

SharePoint 2016 Prerequisite Installer Hangs at Information Protection and Control Client 2.1

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I’ve run the SharePoint 2016 prerequisite installer on two different machines so far. Once it ran fine and once it hung while installing the Information Protection and Control Client 2.1. I Googled around for a bit and found you could override the installer for each prerequisite via command line switches. I found the information I… Continue reading SharePoint 2016 Prerequisite Installer Hangs at Information Protection and Control Client 2.1

Video: Building JavaScript-Only Web Parts for SharePoint

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This video shows how to build JavaScript only web parts using a framework I’ve been working on for the last while. Please note that the framework is not production ready at this point, it is presented as a reference implementation only. Some of the code shown in this video comes from a blog post entitled… Continue reading Video: Building JavaScript-Only Web Parts for SharePoint