Development, DevOps

Updating Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise

Yesterday I noticed a release (VS 2017 Update 6) was released, but my Visual Studio was still running Update 3: The newest update is version 15.6. While reading how to update Visual Studio, the article mentioned Visual Studio Installer. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/install/update-visual-studio So I launched Visual Studio Installer and clicked "Update". Note, the installer did not tell… Continue reading Updating Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise

Development, SharePoint, SPFx

Create a SPFx web part to display SharePoint list data based on locale and Graph API data

This is an example of how I used the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) to create a modern page/modern experience web part that shows SharePoint list data based on a user's Language/Locale/Country and some other user profile information from Azure Active Directory using the Graph API. We onboard guest users using Azure AD B2B to our SharePoint… Continue reading Create a SPFx web part to display SharePoint list data based on locale and Graph API data

Development, SharePoint

Visual Studio requires a ScriptManager reference to compile Ajax enabled solution

The Problem Visual Studio requires a ScriptManager to compile a Ajax enabled solution for a SharePoint web part. Visual Studio Error on compile says: Solution.cs: (Build Error)Error    1    The type or namespace name 'ScriptManager' could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?)    C:\...\Solution.cs     The Solution: A Reference dll is missing… Continue reading Visual Studio requires a ScriptManager reference to compile Ajax enabled solution

Branding, Development, SharePoint

Page Titles disappear after Ajax event

SharePoint page titles when using Ajax may turn to square icons. This is the rendering of the title tag in the masterpage, or where the page title is specified. Put the title tag on one line! That's it! No need for JavaScript or anything else when using Ajax on a page! Just edit the CORRECT masterpage, (For Publishing Portal, the default is BlueBand.master, for Team and Collaboration sites, it's Default.master)

Branding, Development, SharePoint

SharePoint Designer – CSS Caching issues with Visual Studio Web Part packages

I have recently ran into an issue with SharePoint Designer and modifying a CSS file. The CSS file would not update my changes. I waited a 1/2 a day, checked different browsers, cleared my temp/etc, tried virtual machines that havent seen the website in months. Nothing was reflecting my SharePoint Designer CSS changes. I was… Continue reading SharePoint Designer – CSS Caching issues with Visual Studio Web Part packages