SharePoint Development


Can a Single Custom Action Work Across All List Types – Done in STSDEV, my response to @gvaro WSPBuilder :-) 4

TrackBack: http://gvaro.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!B06529FD3FC75473!1106.trak So, I too have a good friend, Mark Rackley, and he posed a question to another good friend Geoff Varosky regarding the topic above.  Geoff did a great job answering the question by just tackling the problem straight on.  While that was very impressive, he did so using […]


More of my SharePoint 2010 Blog Post on the Horizon…

To my fellow blog subscribers out there and people generally interested in my Blog on SharePoint 2010 especially around Business Connectivity Services (BCS), I have been a bit in a lull.  This is in part due to the fact that I have had quite a bit of SharePoint Saturdays and […]


How To: Create a Farm Based and Sandbox Based Solution Web Part using LINQ to SharePoint via SPMetal Utility 3

Synopsis In this Blog and in all the blogs i post, I try to re-use my work/efforts; for one, it ensures that the information is grounded, it certainly gives me practice, and more importantly, it demonstrates how SharePoint is modular, and how each part of the Wheel Compliments each other.  […]


How To: Using SPMetal Utility in SharePoint 2010 to “presumably” manipulate data on a BCS External List 5

Synopsis So this blog started out with me trying to prove that can use LINQ to SharePoint via the SPMetal Utility in SharePoint 2010 to gain access to Business Connectivity Services (BCS) External Content Types // External Lists. In plain English, I wanted to use LINQ to SharePoint in as […]


Video How To: Create a Multi Master Relationship with SharePoint 2010 BCS External List using SharePoint Designer 2010 2

Synopsis:  In this video webcast I am doing the following: Using multiple (two) disparate LOB Systems Two Independent SQL Server Databases Separate Security Model No Explicit Relationship between data elements Using two External Content Types in SPD 2010 Using two External List in SharePoint Creating a Site Page to establish […]


Early Christmas gift from Fabian Williams Get $100 off a Full Event Pass at SPTechCon San Francisco 2010

  Merry Early Christmas, If you were thinking of coming out to the SharePoint Tech Conference in San Francisco in February 2010, let me incentify you with a discount of one hundred dollars (US$100.00) this of course is a screen shot, email me for the actual one.  I will be […]


Creating a SharePoint 2010 External Content Type with CRUD Methods using LINQ and a SQL LOB System 52

Synopsis: First, this lab builds on an article I saw on MSDN regarding SharePoint 2010 External Content Type which discussed how to create an External List using Business Data. I noticed that they showed methods for the code but showed no foundation or a Use Case, nor did it discuss […]


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 […]