Andrew Connell

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Join me at SPFest DC to learn SharePoint Framework Development!

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:55 AM

I just a few months I’ll be at the SharePoint Fest (SPFest) conference in Washington DC presenting a few sessions for developers. This is expected to be a great conference just like other SPFest conferences such as those in Seattle and Chicago. You’ll find me presenting a full day workshop as well as 2 sessions at this show.

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Copying files based on file content between two locations with Azure Data Factory

Friday, December 27, 2019 9:38 AM

Recently I ran across a scenario and found myself coming up empty in looking for resources on how to solve it. I didn’t think the scenario was all that unique, but I could find not a single article or post on how to solve this problem. It’s situations like these that interest me because not only do i want to figure it out, but I want to write about it as well to help others who may run into this.

In this post, I’ll explain how I used Azure Data Factory to move millions of files between to file-based stores (Azure Blob Storage containers) but using a value within the contents of each file as a criteria where the file would go be saved to.

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SharePoint Framework State of the Union (Fall 2019) from Microsoft Ignite 2019

Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:31 PM

Like previous years, Microsoft delivered a session at the Microsoft Ignite 2019 conference that was essentially the “State of SharePoint Framework”. This session, BRK3071 - SharePoint Framework: What’s new and what’s next, started with a review of what the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) is and where it can be used. The second half of the session covered what’s coming next with SPFx, both in the short & long term. In this post, I’ll recap what was shared and share my thoughts.

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SharePoint 2016, 2019 & SharePoint Online: Which Version of the SharePoint Framework Should You Install?

Friday, November 1, 2019 9:41 AM

Customers can leverage the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) in any of the modern or recent SharePoint versions. This includes SharePoint Online & SharePoint on-premises versions SharePoint Server 2016 & SharePoint Server 2019. To build a SPFx project, you use the Yeoman generator for the SharePoint Framework to create your project and get started. But there seems to be some confusion on which version you should install depending on your target SharePoint environment. Let’s clear this up, once and for all.

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