Monthly Archives: November 2009


SharePoint 2010 Business Connectivity Services Teaser with Multiple External Content Types surfacing in One External List 4

This is my first attempt at a webcast with Camtasia bear with me… In this teaser I am setting the stage of what we have already built and what we will be doing… to download the Podcast version click here or directly on Screencast.com page .  


Consuming the External Content Type through SharePoint Designer in Microsoft Outlook 2010

Follow up from: Connect To Outlook: SharePoint External Content Type with SharePoint Designer and SQL LOB System Part 2… Consuming the External Data List Columns inside Microsoft Word 2010 through Form Fields Synopsis In this blog we will demonstrate the following: Reading and Updating LOB System Data surfaced as an […]


Connect To Outlook: SharePoint External Content Type with SharePoint Designer and SQL LOB System 1

Part 1… Consuming the External Content Type through SharePoint Designer in Microsoft Outlook 2010 Part 2… Consuming the External Data List Columns inside Microsoft Word 2010 through Form Fields Teaser…Extending @ToddBaginski blog where he creates a .NET assembly connector and an External Content Type http://www.toddbaginski.com/blog/archive/2009/11/05/how-to-create-a-searchable-sharepoint-2010-bdc-.net-assembly-connector-which-reads-from-a-flat-file.aspx    Synopsis In this blog […]


Error/Resolution: SharePoint 2010 Office 2010 when using Connect to Outlook from External List in BCS

Synopsis After creating an external list of contacts in SharePoint from a LOB System and clicking the Link to “Connect to Outlook” you get a dialog box indicating: “The Microsoft Office 2010 feature Business Connectivity Services are not installed on this computer…” this is in-fact incorrect as it is installed […]


Hotfix required for Installation of SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7 has been released

Get hit here Installation notice for the SharePoint Server Public Beta on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft Windows 7 If you will be installing the SharePoint Server 2010 Public Beta on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or Microsoft Windows 7, then you will need to download and install […]


Fabian Williams Session on Taxonomy & Information Architecture at SharePoint Saturday San Antonio 11/14/2009 1

SharePoint Saturday San Antonio www.SharePointSaturday.org/sa Session: Taxonomy and Information Architecture 1:30 pm to 2:20 pm Track: Management / Social Presenter: Fabian G Williams Blog: http://fabiangwilliams.wordpress.com Twitter: @FabianWilliams Level 100: In our session we covered the following Agenda Topics · The Challenge of Unstructured Content · Concepts and Terminologies · Taxonomy […]


Using a Regular Content Type with an External List Column as part of its properties then Consuming in MS Word 1

So I love it when my fellow Twitter Colleagues come up with Ideas and I Proof of Concept it in SharePoint 2010, in-fact, I think we should come up with a “Stump the SharePoint 2010 Guys with Beta Bits” gig… Nick Hadlee (hope you don’t mind me using your name) […]