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Office 365 and Machine Learning idea won the ESPC17 Hackathon

Office 365 and Machine Learning idea won the ESPC17 Hackathon

We won the European SharePoint Conference 2017 Hackathon with a fresh idea of using Machine Learning to identify groups of people in Office 365 that can collaborate through Yammer, SharePoint and the Office 365 stack.


SharePoint Framework debug unit tests and TDD

SharePoint Framework debug unit tests and TDD

The modern SharePoint client side development comes with loads of cool open source software development technologies and frameworks like React, Typescript, Gulp and Nodejs tooling, but also supports out of the box unit testing and we can take advantage of that and even do client side Test Driven Development (TDD).


SharePoint Framework unit tests React setup

SharePoint Framework unit tests React setup

Unit tests are part of the modern age development process and believe or not JavaScript has gone that far that we now create unit tests for our front end and SharePoint is no exception. With the modern SharePoint Framework, Microsoft introduced new page web parts model where we can craft apps based on TypeScript, Reactjs and create component unit tests. This post is about SPFx solution setup and prerequisites and it is part of a series about SPFx unit testing.


VSTS Personal access tokens with Git and Visual Studio 2017

VSTS Personal access tokens with Git and Visual Studio 2017

How to use VSTS Personal access tokens with GIT for Windows and Visual Studio 2017?


SharePoint Framework publish-subscribe event messaging

SharePoint Framework publish-subscribe event messaging

Communication between SPFx web parts through broadcasting events using the SPFx eventAggregator service.


SharePoint Framework app settings

SharePoint Framework app settings

An appSettings.json file can be added and used within SharePoint Framework solution similar to the Web.config / App.config key value app settings in .NET Framework projects. It allows better DevOps and Continuous Integration automation cross different deployment tenants (environments).


How much is the SharePoint Online 25 TB limit per site collection

How much is the SharePoint Online 25 TB limit per site collection

How much actually is 1 Terabyte (TB) in SharePoint News Articles? The Business often does not know how much is 1 TB, because they actually shouldn't know. A technical professional should try to explain the business that 25 TB per SharePoint site collection actually is a pretty big storage number and they should not worry.


Introduction to Microsoft Flow for SharePoint Geeks

Introduction to Microsoft Flow for SharePoint Geeks

How to automate with no code services in times of SharePoint modernization Microsoft Flow, Azure Logic Apps, SharePoint Workflows.


SharePoint Framework advanced assets provisioning

SharePoint Framework advanced assets provisioning

I recently created example that shows how we can provision SharePoint components based on the old Onet.xml files (SharePoint Features framework) with SPFx solution package.


How to add SPFx webpart to full-width column

How to add SPFx webpart to full-width column

Setup your custom SharePoint Framework webpart to support full-width column layout