In this SharePoint Framework course you will learn to build and deploy client-side web parts & extensions using the SharePoint Framework. The SharePoint Framework (SPFx) is a page and web part model that provides full support for client-side SharePoint development, easy integration with SharePoint data, and support for open source tooling. With the SharePoint Framework, you can use modern web technologies and tools in your preferred development environment to build productive experiences and apps that are responsive and mobile-ready from day one.
Course Duration: 30 hours
Key concepts covered include:
Module 1: SharePoint Framework Overview
This module explains the development options we have in SharePoint. It gives an overview of the toolchain of SharePoint Framework and how it fits into the SharePoint development story.
Module 2: Preparing your machine for the SharePoint Framework
This module explains how to prepare your machine for SharePoint Framework development. Configuring your SharePoint environment for development and deployment is also discussed.
Module 3: Node.js Modules
This module explains how a node.js project is structured, explains the role of the different components contained within and how to scaffold a project from scratch. It illustrates the different kind of modules you have and how to work with them; i.e. installing, versioning, locking down, caching.
Module 4: SharePoint Framework Client Web Parts
This module explains how to use the Yeoman generator to create a SharePoint Framework project. It will illustrate the structure of a SharePoint Framework project.
Module 5: TypeScript
This module explains how Typescript solves many of the problems discussed in the previous modules. TypeScript adds type annotations and code compilation to your development process so that you write better code. TypeScript is used by default in all SharePoint Framework generated projects.
Module 6: Client Web Part Properties
This module explains how to modify the property pane of your web part. It explains how to configure and use your own properties. It discusses how to dynamically load property pane options, create custom property controls, validate property values.
Module 7: Loading SharePoint Data in a client web part
This module explains how to load data in your SharePoint Framework components using the utility classes. The module discusses the SharePoint REST API and how to consume it. Consume your own API and handling cross-origin issues.
Module 8: React JS Essentials
Module 9: Single Page Application (SPA) React JS
This module will cover how to create a single page application using React JS
Module 10: Deploying SharePoint Artifacts
This module explains how you can use your SharePoint Framework solutions to provision SharePoint artifacts, like fields, content types, lists to your SharePoint site.
Module 11: SharePoint Framework Extensions
This module explains how to build UI extension for your SharePoint site by means of extensions. It will discuss altering the header/footer of a site with application customizers, creating field customizers to change the rendering of a field and how to use command sets to provide your own command bar buttons.