CodeMash 2016 Day 3:  No rest from REST and JavaScript overload!

Duane OdumToday was all about REST (Representational State Transfer of course) and JavaScript.  My first three sessions were REST oriented and the last three were on Riot, Flux Architecture and React.  It was a bit of a homecoming for me compared to my first couple of days here playing around with unfamiliar languages.  I spend a lot of time utilizing the SharePoint REST API, so this was pretty friendly territory. But today really made me think about where things are going with REST in general along with web development as a whole.

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REST API Limitations – Inherited Top Navigation and Master Page

1_bgWhile reviewing some requirements for a project, I noticed that they wanted an inherited Top Navigation and Master Page to be part of their site creation process in SharePoint 2013 On-Premises. One of the client’s requests was that we not use server side code (C#\VB). Since I’d never done this in REST API, I decided to do a bit of research into it and came to the following conclusions…

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