SharePoint Designer 2010


How To: Use SharePoint 2010 WebParts with a GridView Control to get SQL Image Data type and other Values 5

Recently I was faced with a challenge Render a LOB System Data in SharePoint. Datatypes include an Image (BLOB) , char and int Provide a means to filter by Last Name Initial Approach So as all professionals we should ‘Strive For’ the solution that can be done Out-Of-Box before trying […]


How To: So you have a GUID in your External List huh, Yes you can Update the List… if you set it up right 4

Synopsis:  I fielded a question on MSDN again and it peaked my interest because it had to do with of course BCS. The stated question was an issue when trying to update an External List when a GUID was present.  So I setup a new table, created a… well you […]


How To: Create, Configure, Consume SharePoint 2010 Secure Store in Business Connectivity Services 79

Synopsis: I have seen quite a bit of confusion out there regarding how to use Services for SharePoint 2010 Secure Store.  While MSDN does have interesting articles, there has been no Alpha to Omega process that shows the relationship to the LOB System, Security Groups representative of the BCS Consumers, […]


No Code SharePoint BCS solutions with Workspace 2010 & Outlook 2010 & SPD 2010

Synopsis: I have not done a blog in a while on SharePoint Business Connectivity Services (BCS) and as I prepare for my next SharePoint Saturday (Arabia), which will go into BCS from a SPD 2010 perspective I wanted to add some additional tid-bits on SharePoint workspace for people unfamiliar with […]