Looking forward to SharePointFest Chicago Dec 2019

If you are considering going to SharePointfest Chicago 2019, hopefully this will make your decision a little easier 🙂

It’s a great conference and I always look forward to it coming around at the end of the year.

Certified: Advanced UIPath Developer

I am happy to announce that I am now a certified advanced UIPath developer.

For some time now PSC has been working with our clients on software robots and specifically UIPath. Software robots are the hot new technology which is enabling many companies to reduce their costs and increase the accuracy of their repeatable, manual processes.

I am really excited about the possibilities for delivering UIPath to clients and being certified demonstrates our expertise and commitment to the platform.

 

 

 

SharePoint Framework workbench port (5432), is the same as default PostgreSQL db listener (5432)

As we discovered by mistake, if you are one of those people lucky enough to work in multiple technologies, sometimes you can end up hurting yourself and spending far too long trying to figure out why.

It turns out that the default PostgreSQL database port is 5432 – the same as the SPFx workbench.

Installing PostgreSQL causes it to run automatically on computer start. So there is already something listening on port 5432 and your workbench appears to not work as you wanted it to 😦

Anyway you have a few choices to get your workbench to work:

 

 

Office 365 CLI change affecting SharePoint online Build and Deploy

We saw this week that our build and deploy process for SharePoint Framework was breaking. We tracked it down to a change in the Office 365 CLI which was released recently.

Our previous step of logging into O365 so that we can deploy out package looked like this

#o365 spo login https://blahblah.sharepoint.com

The breaking change to the CLI was that they simplified the login process (makes sense)

https://github.com/pnp/office365-cli/issues/889

And now the command works without the spo precursor

#o365 login https://blahblah.sharepoint.com