Last July I wrote a blog post on the PAIT Group blog entitled SharePoint REST API and Lists with Folders. I wrote the post because the REST API has incomplete support for folders in lists and a lot of people were having problems trying to figure out how to perform common tasks. The two main culprits… Continue reading SharePoint REST API and Lists with Folders : A Redux
The SharePoint REST API support for folders is limited. The support that is there is tailored for working with documents in document libraries. I wrote a post over on the PAIT Group blog where I demonstrate how to perform several common actions against lists with folders using the REST API.
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
IMPORTANT UPDATE – PLEASE READ: It looks like as of May 1, 2018 Microsoft made changes that invalidate the techniques shown in this post. Attempting to exchange the access token received by the user interface with an access token that can be used to interact with SharePoint now fails with the following error message: “AADSTS240002:… Continue reading Walkthrough: Building a Custom Web API for use with SharePoint Online
At the upcoming DEVIntersection conference in Las Vegas, Mark Rackley and I will be doing a full-day workshop designed to help developers get started with SharePoint Development. DEVIntersection – October 26 to 29 – MGM Grand, Las Vegas The intersection of tools and technologies today creates a need for a conference that allows you to… Continue reading Getting Started with SharePoint Development Workshop at DEVIntersection
I’ve been wanting to do this for a while now and I finally found the time. Take a look at the two REST API calls below. The only thing that is different is the resource path in the URL. If this is case, why are we writing the remainder of the code over and over… Continue reading Reduce Code Need for SharePoint REST API Calls with SPRestRepository
Over the Summer, Microsoft released JSON Light support in the SharePoint 2013 REST API. One of the big bits of feedback we got from developers using the REST SharePoint API was about the payload of the data that was returned. Our response was to add support for JSON Light. JSON Light is an open standard… Continue reading Video: JSON Light Support in the SharePoint 2013 REST API