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Optimize your SPFx projects with React.lazy

SharePoint Framework offers you a pretty solid project setup, but on the other hand, it doesn’t give you options to optimise the gulp, build or the webpack configuration.
The more web parts exist in a single project, the slower the build task become and all the code in the project will be compiled at once, instead of smaller incremental builds. Technical possible but not yet supported.

Optimise your SPFx project with React.lazy

The good thing is that there are some options you can directly trigger from your web part code. Some of these options affect webpack others can be applied in ReactJS. Not only in case of build times but also case of user experience and web part performance.

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SPFx-uifabric-themes v0.7.0 released aka SPFx-uifabric-themes AliceBlue

Its been a while since the last release for my toolset for Theming in SharePoint development. I work on a product, and I have to make sure that the web part design is flexible enough to work great with any SharePoint applied theme. I discovered many changes in the currently available theme slots.

v0.7.0-release-AliceBlue

The support in case of SASS variables in your standard SharePoint project is limited. It was time to update my tool, but it comes with more great features that only SASS variables.

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Easy way to remove background from images for use in SharePoint

In the recent blog post, I showed why it is useful to have specific images without a background as a PNP. What if you have pictures, but those images have a background attached, and you like to get rid of this background?

Well, you can ask one from the marketing team to probably do the job for you. There is an easy way that every user can do. The only tool you need is PowerPoint, Word, Excel or any other Office application.

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The power of transparent images in SharePoint – Modern experience

I case you are working with photos; it is obvious to have these pictures full-sized in your SharePoint. Sometimes it makes sense to handle images that should land, for example, on a communication site with a little bit more care. Especially when you are dealing not with photos but with illustrations.

Sometimes you don’t like to have a background on your images. Let me show you why.

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