Author Archives: José Quinto Zamora

How to integrate PnP JS Core and SharePoint Framework logging systems

Recently I was playing with PnP JS Core library which basically is a wrapper of SharePoint Rest API to be easy to use. I discover some key Features of this library which I really like! For example, we are able to easily cache queries, do batches, and regarding this post´s issue, it has a cool Read More →

All TypeScript 2.3 options for tsconfig.json (tsc –init)

Yesterday was released TypeScript 2.3 and one of the improvements was an easier startup with better help, richer init, and quicker strictness. It means that TypeScript’s –init output so that potential options are explicitly listed out in comments. As an example, tsconfig.json output will look something like the following: We can see how TypeScript team Read More →

Boilerplate project for React, TypeScript, Webpack 2, postCSS, CSS-Modules and HMR

Hi, Few months ago, I was starting to use WebPack 2 and TypeScript on my React projects. To be fair with ES6 and Babel, I really enjoyed build applications with them and they are in my hearth and that is why I did other post as well, about how to build a new SPA with Read More →

How to Convert Array of Objects into Comma Separated String extracting only one property

Hi, I’d like to share a quick solution which always is really useful when you are handling complex object-type data structures in JavaScript / ES6 / TypeScript. That code will be useful when you want to extract some property values from an array of objects. I will share two versions one for EcmaScript 5 and Read More →

TypeScript functions to get current domain, site collection and Site urls with window.location fallback

Hi, Recently I was working in a TypeScript project building a SPA application on top of Office 365 and I needed to get the current domain, current site collection and current site urls for using them in a different React components. The case is we always rely on _spPageContextInfo to get this information, but in Read More →

TypeScript functions to convert from Base64 to UTF8 and vice versa

Hi, Few days ago I wrote a post about uploading JSON object using JavaScript. There are some dependencies using this approach, which are b64EncodeUnicode and b64DecodeUnicode functions. I’d like to share how to write these functions using TypeScript:   Enjoy! @jquintozamora

Upload JSON Object as a File into OFfice 365 using JavaScript (JSOM)

Hi, In this post, I am going to show how to convert and upload a JSON Object into a SharePoint library using JavaScript Client Object Model. That approach will be valid using the code inside a SharePoint Web Part, will not be valid for SP Apps or JavaScript applications running outside of SharePoint context. Here Read More →

Enable Azure Invocation Log at Web Job function Level for PnP Provisioning

Hi, Few months ago I posted about enabling log and trace information for PnP Core Provisioning when using Console Application. Recently, I have been working in several projects with PnP Partner Pack Provisioning and some custom Web Jobs using PnP Core Provisioning bits as well. And there is one annoying thing in common, not having Read More →

Getting React to Load polyfills only when needed

As a front-end developer, providing support to different browsers and devices isn’t an easy task. In fact, it’s the trickiest part of web development because there are differences in terms of HTML, CSS and JavaScript functions supported for every browser / device. There are quite good web sites documenting these differences in terms of: – Read More →

Update Page Layout by using JavaScript (JSOM) in Office 365

  Hi, I’m going to show how to update or change the page layout for a given SharePoint page. That sounds quite straightforward, but we have to mind some important bits: – Check in, check out status of the current page or item we are changing. – CAML query using Page Layout as a FieldRef Read More →