SharePoint 2010 & Windows Azure: How they Play Together?

 SharePoint and Azure: How They Play Together? Today, I presented a session on Azure and SharePoint—specifically addressing how to integrate the two technologies. SharePoint is not built on Azure, so this session was about how can you take an application that you’ve deployed to Windows Azure and subsequently tie it back to SharePoint in some…

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microsoft teched usa – june 7-10

If you haven’t yet registered for TechEd 2010, you’ll want to make sure you sign up soon! This year’s TechEd USA is from 06/7-10 and will be located in New Orleans, LA. You can get more information about the event here: http://www.microsoft.com/events/techednorthamerica/. A few of the guys from my team will be in New Orleans…

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silverlight & sharepoint at SharePoint summit 2010

I did a session this morning on Silverlight and SharePoint this morning. I walked through the different levels of integration and showed a number of examples and announced the new Silverlight Web Part project (as one of the extensibility templates we shipped to the community). I had network issues in the speaker room, so couldn’t…

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Visual Studio 2010 extensibility projects for sharepoint 2010

Today at the SharePoint Summit in Montreal, I am presenting a session on Silverlight and SharePoint. As a part of this session, I am announcing the release of a project that my team and I have been working on over the past few months. I am announcing the release of the SharePoint 2010 Extensibility Projects…

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SharePoint Solution using BCS: Part II

In my initial post on this, I created a read-only application that used a Web service. The original post provided a step-by-step walkthrough of how to use the VS 2010 BDC Metadata model template and integrate it with Web services. http://blogs.msdn.com/steve_fox/archive/2009/12/26/sharepoint-2010-development-using-bcs.aspx In this post, I’ll add a couple of things to complement the original post:…

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Sharepoint 2010 development using bcs

One of the big features for SharePoint 2010 (and for building OBAs) is the Business Connectivity Services (BCS). I’ve written a few posts on this, but wanted to follow up on these early posts with some additional detail on how to create a solution leveraging web services. I see many customers trying to tie together…

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get trained with Sharepoint 2010 and office 2010 videos

One of the charters of my team is to make sure that we provide collateral for developers to get up and running with a program called Metro—an early adoption program for ISVs (to sign up for Metro or get more information, you can email metroreq@microsoft.com). Part of this program is creating things like training videos,…

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Tweeting from SharePoint 2010 Visual Web Part

I’m still trying to get into the whole Tweet thing, so in an attempt to dig into it a little I took a look at the API and found out it’s pretty functional. My version of a Hello World app was having the ability to call the REST Twitter API to update my status on …

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Retrieve SharePoint List Data with XLINQ using VS 2010 Beta 1

One of the key things you’ll likely want to do with SharePoint is interact a lot with lists. In earlier posts on this blog, I’ve discussed adding data to a SharePoint list using both custom and native SharePoint services (i.e. services that ship with either WSS or MOSS—when I say SharePoint I include both of…

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OBA Sample Application Kit for SAP & Siebel Released to Web

Over the past few months, we’ve received some very positive feedback on the OBA Sample Application Kits that we’ve released. Well, today we release to web the latest in the family of kits, the OBA Sample Application Kit for SAP & Siebel. Included in this kit are: Overview whitepaper Source code Installation guide Developer guide…

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