This past weekend (Saturday July 25, to be specific) I attended the SharePoint Saturday New York conference. I'm not a SharePoint developer and my role has nothing to do with Sharepoint, so I must be out of my mind for wanting to get up at 4AM on a Saturday and drive into the middle of … Continue reading My Take Away from SharePoint Saturday New York
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
jQuery has a great API for working with DOM events - both native and custom. The great thing about its system is that you can also use it on regular objects, thus allowing you to quickly create private event systems for your application that don't rely on DOM elements. In this post, I will show … Continue reading Creating a Private Event Bus with jQuery
SPWidgets v2.5.2 released with bug fixes and setup for adding Unit Test Cases.
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
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
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