My First Yeoman Generator: sharepoint-spa – Easily Setup New SharePoint Web Single Page Applications

I have used Yeoman from time to time and it really is a nice tool if you can find the right generator. Yeoman, if you are not familiar with it, is a scaffolding utility that can help setup just about any type of project.  For example: want to create a jQuery plugin? Just use the official … Continue reading My First Yeoman Generator: sharepoint-spa – Easily Setup New SharePoint Web Single Page Applications

SharePoint SPWidgets Converted to AMD Modules

SPWidgets - purtuga.github.io/SPWidgets - is a project I started back in 2012 when I started to take advantage of the SharePoint platform to build custom web solutions for the teams I worked with. It initially served as a place to gather reusable User Interface (UI) components that could be quickly applied to multiple projects - … Continue reading SharePoint SPWidgets Converted to AMD Modules

How to render a SharePoint page in IE using EDGE mode without changing the master page

So you are running the latest version of Internet Explorer and you're thinking: I should get good performance and better User Experience when accessing a SharePoint site. After all, Microsoft® has done allot of work to bring that browser closer to being standards compliant. Wrong! SharePoint's User Interface (UI) is a creature of habit. It's … Continue reading How to render a SharePoint page in IE using EDGE mode without changing the master page

Grunt – How to Copy Only New Files

In using Grunt on a large project, I wanted to speed up the build time by only copying files to the staging area that have changed. Unless I missed something, the Grunt Copy plugin always copies all files, regardless if they were changed or not. It does provide hooks that we can use in determining … Continue reading Grunt – How to Copy Only New Files