Yearly Archives: 2013


SQL Azure to EF5 to OData to BCS EL 3

Précis So yesterday, I was talking with Ted Pattison as he did a Critical Path class on the Great SharePoint Adventure (GSA) and a question was asked by one of his students about using Entity Framework to connect to a Oracle Database and then make an External Content Type and […]


Wrap-up on my SPSDC Workflow Session

Thanks Another year and another successful even by the Organizers (Dan, Adam, Rachel) and all the Volunteers at SharePoint Saturday Washington D.C. – Reston.  I was honored to be an accepted speaker and I delivered this session “The Evolution of Workflows in SharePoint 2013 – A Story about External Calls […]


Answered: Leave request for SharePoint Office 365 Sample on MSDN 5

Précis So, I as a cure for insomnia, decided to troll the CODE.MSDN site for SharePoint Office 365 questions that interested me.  I found this request and figured it was something i could knock out, so i did. There was not much to go on interms of HARD requirements so […]


Why it pays to have Smart Friends to Encourage you

Why write this blog post? Sure its late and YES I could be rotting my brain away on the Idiot Box, but what started off as a Taunt by Ram turned out to consume my life for 2 days straight but with useful results, challenges that were overcome, and a […]


Part 2 of 3-Blog Update on SharePoint BCS with full CRUD 5

SharePoint BCS has consistently two of my most heavily viewed/visited post based on WordPress Metrics is the one highlighted below, see the image for the top 5 all How To: Create, Configure, Consume SharePoint 2010 Secure Store in Business Connectivity Services Creating a SharePoint 2010 External Content Type with CRUD […]


Blog Update on SharePoint BCS with full CRUD Part 1 of 3 9

Précis Microsoft SharePoint BCS has consistently two of my most heavily viewed/visited post based on WordPress Metrics is the one highlighted below, see the image for the top 5 all How To: Create, Configure, Consume SharePoint 2010 Secure Store in Business Connectivity Services Creating a SharePoint 2010 External Content Type […]