Migrate SharePoint JavaScript customizations to SharePoint Framework

Migrate SharePoint JavaScript customizations to SharePoint Framework

Migrate existing Script Editor Web Part customizations to the SharePoint Framework

In the past you might have built a SharePoint customization using nothing else than JavaScript, HTML and maybe some CSS and images. Your customization would be embedded on the page using either the Content or the Script Editor Web Part and would contain the necessary HTML and references to its resources. With the recent release of the SharePoint Framework you wonder what the easiest way is to migrate your customization so that it can be used on modern team sites.

SharePoint time, is not your time, is not their time

SharePoint time, is not your time, is not their time

If you’re using SharePoint out of the box because all the content is rendered on the server and pushed to the client with all the date/time translation has been done for you. This makes wonderful sense, except when you try and write JavaScript against those same data points.

Generating fantasy maps

Generating fantasy maps

Make maps that look like something you’d find at the back of cheap paperback fantasy novels.

p5.js

p5.js

p5.js is a JavaScript library that starts with the original goal of Processing, to make coding accessible for artists, designers, educators, and beginners, and reinterprets this for today’s web.

Using the original metaphor of a software sketchbook, p5.js has a full set of drawing functionality. However, you’re not limited to your drawing canvas, you can think of your whole browser page as your sketch! For this, p5.js has addon libraries that make it easy to interact with other HTML5 objects, including text, input, video, webcam, and sound.

Create a Subsite in SharePoint 2013 Using REST Calls

Create a Subsite in SharePoint 2013 Using REST Calls

Today I was working on what seemed like a simple little task. I wanted to create a subsite using a REST call in SharePoint 2013. I’m not working in an “app” per se – this is for SharePoint 2013 on premises, and I want to do the subsite creation directly from a call in a plain old aspx page.

Useful JavaScript to know when working with SharePoint Display Templates

Useful JavaScript to know when working with SharePoint Display Templates

With the display templates feature in SharePoint 2013, you can highly customize the look of search using HTML, JavaScript, and jQuery. It turns out there are a lot of helper functions to make your life easier in the out-of-the-box scripts.

Rendering JSON from an XSLTListViewWebPart

Rendering JSON from an XSLTListViewWebPart

Outputting JSON using an XSLTListViewWebPart and some custom XSL.

JSLink and Display Templates

JSLink and Display Templates Part 1 – Overview, URL Tokens and Applying JSLink to objects

This is the first in a 4 part series about JSLink where I intend to go through all the ins and outs of using Display Templates to customise list rendering.

Fire Workflows with Initiation Parameters using #SPServices

Fire Workflows with Initiation Parameters using #SPServices

This post takes a look at how to do just that and provides some code that will allow easy use of Workflows in Javascript.

How to copy files between sites using JavaScript REST in Office365 / SharePoint 2013

How to copy files between sites using JavaScript REST in Office365 / SharePoint 2013

Copy a file from a document library in one site to a document library in a different site using JavaScript and REST. The code samples have URL’s using the App web proxy, but it’s easily modifiable for non-app work as well.