Error with SharePoint Framework’s Newest Release (RC0) using Build a Hello Web Part

Error with SharePoint Framework’s Newest Release (RC0) using Build a Hello Web Part

[UPDATE] The latest release (General availability) fixed this issue with the generator, find more info in the release notes here: https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-docs/wiki/Release-Notes-GA I recently installed NodeJS with all the trimmings in order to test the newest framework release now that the SharePoint Framework has been “released”. However, while running a fresh deployment of the SPFx toolset on my development machine, I ran into an error with the Hello World Process that left me unable to actually deploy my web part. You…

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Moving FTP Backup Files to SharePoint Online via Azure Logic Apps

Moving FTP Backup Files to SharePoint Online via Azure Logic Apps

I had the desire the other day to experiment with the Azure Web Jobs and see how they compare with some of the new functionality being rolled out. My idea was that I would take my site backups for the blog and copy them over to SharePoint for storage. Like many other techies, I host my own WordPress blog (which you’re reading hopefully). Luckily, I have the capability to generate periodic backups and I wanted to move these backups to…

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Takeaways from the Microsoft Teams Team Ask Me Anything on the MSFT Tech Community

Takeaways from the Microsoft Teams Team Ask Me Anything on the MSFT Tech Community

The AMA This Thursday the Microsoft Teams team (say that five times fast) hosted an ask me anything (link), free format community exchange on the Tech Community Site (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com). These sessions are a great way to get semi-official answers from experts that are in the know when it comes to the newest technologies. I put together a few of the takeaways learned from the thread along with the link to the question in case you want to take a closer…

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Find and Replace Formulas in SharePoint Calculated Columns

Find and Replace Formulas in SharePoint Calculated Columns

Something often overlooked during migrations are calculated fields in SharePoint Lists. In lots of tools available, the value of a calculated field migrates correctly from one environment to the next. The problem though, is in one environment this formula may have pointed to a URL or static asset as part of the formula. After this column is migrated the formula is technically correct, just inaccurate in the new SharePoint environment. Following a migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013, my…

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How Much Does a SharePoint High Speed Migration Cost?

How Much Does a SharePoint High Speed Migration Cost?

In a previous post, I conducted a terabyte migration to SharePoint Online. The premise was to discovery how fast you can perform a migration to SharePoint Online from a file share, or on premises data source. A byproduct of this migration though, is that it gave me a general idea of what a migration will entail when it comes to costs. I waited till the end of the billing cycle to see how much the storage, network, and transactional costs…

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