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See what Boostrap screen mode you are currently viewing

Working with a responsive framework such as Bootstrap, you build websites to display differently depending on the screen size. Bootstrap defines four screen widths that determine what “mode” you are in (xs, sm, md and lg). But it’s not always … Continue reading

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Why image renditions are slow in SharePoint Online

Image renditions are supposed to be a great way to speed up SharePoint. But if you’ve ever tried to use them in SharePoint Online you have probably noticed that the images load very slow. It’s usually even faster to get … Continue reading

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Edit SharePoint property bags with SpPropertyBag.js bookmarklet

SpPropertyBag.js is a drop-in JavaScript for editing SharePoint web properties (the “property bag”). Simply paste the script into the JavaScript console and run it to open a dialog where you can view, edit, add, and remove properties: Even easier is to … Continue reading

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Using wildcard matching in any programming language

Most computer savvy persons are familiar with using wildcards when listing files and similar operations. Wildcards are quite easy to understand and use. An asterisk * means match anything, and the lesser known question mark ? matches a single character. … Continue reading

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Fixing the ‘PRM_ParserErrorDetails’ problem for SharePoint Apps

Today I finally solved a problem that I have been trying to hunt down for a long time. I haven’t been  able to find any good help on this elsewhere, so let me share how I solved it. This is … Continue reading

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Forcing JavaScript reload in Internet Explorer

If you develop websites in Internet Explorer you may experience trouble reloading your  updated JavaScript. I ran into this problem myself when developing SharePoint Online  apps using IE11. The JavaScript was located on an external Azure website and did not … Continue reading

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Setting “Allow Fill-In” on taxonomy fields with CSOM

SharePoint taxonomy term sets can be open, allowing users to enter new values in the taxonomy picker. For this to work you also need to enable Allow ‘Fill-in’ choices in the site column settings for the managed metadata field connected … Continue reading

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Working with the AppInstalled and AppUninstalling events in SharePoint Apps

Some quick notes about remote app events receivers I have picked up when working with apps in SharePoint Online. When is AppInstalled triggered? When you add an app in SharePoint Online it shows in Site Content as being added. Installing … Continue reading

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Introducing DynForm, a c# library for semi-automatic WinForms dialogs

Application development often involves creating dialogs where the user is presented a form to enter or edit some sort of data. DynForm aims to make development of this a little bit easier. By implementing a simple interface into your data … Continue reading

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