With every new version, Microsoft makes sure that it offers an array of new features and varying methods to accomplish the customized needs of the end-user. Talking about customization, the SharePoint Development Platform is one of the efficient visions of this tech giant. When it comes to customized needs in the modernized user interface of Microsoft’s Office 365, SharePoint Framework (SPFx) turns out to be a significantly helpful introduction.
Being a web and page part model, SPFx provides complete support to SharePoint consultants for seamless integration, assistance for open-source tools and development services.
Moreover, with Microsoft SharePoint Framework, it is also easier to use modern web technologies in the developmental environment. Having said that, let’s dive into the detailed prospect of SharePoint Framework and understand it better.
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While Microsoft has introduced plenty of positively working approaches for single enterprises; however, when it comes to running multiple tenants simultaneously, there were limited options. To overcome this issue, SharePoint consultants brought two different methodologies, such as:
However, it comes with drawbacks as well. The options for configuration are not easily available. In case somebody amends the script through page editing, it may result in breaking the functionality of the web part.
On most of the collections of the site, the NoScript feature is enabled. This leads to self-service, like My-Sites, Group Sites and Team Sites. This also indicates that the web-part of Script Editor is blocked from any type of execution on the sites.
However, because they run in an iFrame, they have their own repercussions. Considering that iFrame needs to send a request for a new page, which navigates through the processes of authentication and authorization, the process is quite slow in comparison to the web part of Script Editor.
The iFrame carries a significant security system as it regulates loaded inside. Thus, the others on the same page cannot access it. This way, the loaded controls will not have any access to the Office 365 connection.
Moreover, the responsiveness, theming, and CSS inheritance ways create hurdles. To conquer these issues, Microsoft came up with a SharePoint Framework Development model for the purpose of client-side development.
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Just like every other piece of technology, even SharePoint framework has its advantages and disadvantages as listed below:
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