A SharePoint Framework Content Editor Web Part

Published on Author Rob WindsorLeave a comment

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

Walkthrough: Building a Custom Web API for use with SharePoint Online

Published on Author Rob Windsor

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

My Next Pluralsight Course

Published on Author Rob WindsorLeave a comment

Details and links to sample videos for my upcoming Pluralsight course: Developing SharePoint-hosted Apps. The course should be published sometime in early August. Course Description: This demo-heavy course covers everything you need to know to get started building SharePoint-Hosted Apps that work with SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016 or SharePoint Online. We start with a general… Continue reading My Next Pluralsight Course

Getting Started with SharePoint 2013/2016/Online Development

Published on Author Rob WindsorLeave a comment

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

Published on Author Rob WindsorLeave a comment

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

Published on Author Rob Windsor2 Comments

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

My Presentations at SPFest DC – April 27 to 29

Published on Author Rob WindsorLeave a comment

SharePoint Fest (SPFest) is headed to Washington DC! The conference will be held in April at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This is always a fun show with interested and engaged attendees. If you register with the code WINDSOR200 you’ll get $200 off the cost of a Gold or Platinum conference pass. I’ll be… Continue reading My Presentations at SPFest DC – April 27 to 29

My Presentations at DevIntersection Orlando – April 16 to 22

Published on Author Rob WindsorLeave a comment

  DevIntersection is headed to Orlando! The conference will be held in April at the Swan Resort at Walt Disney World. I like this show because it’s not just SharePoint and Office content, there’s also Visual Studio, ASP.NET, Azure and SQL. If you register with the code WINDSOR you’ll get $50 off the cost of… Continue reading My Presentations at DevIntersection Orlando – April 16 to 22