Guidance on modifying pre-defined content types

I recently worked with some of the best services guys inside Microsoft to develop this whitepaper on guidance around modifying pre-defined content types. We saw lack of such guidance and some customers facing issues because of going down wrong path. Please go through it and understand approaches to achieve the same functionality. Here is the…

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SharePoint Visual Studio Unit Tests and Code Coverage

I spent almost 10 hours yesterday to figure out how to run SharePoint unit tests using VS 2010 and how to get code coverage reports. There is nothing new which I have invented in this process but I felt this information is right now scattered . I’m putting down the complete process here so that…

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Technet Radio SharePoint BCS Throttling

I did a radio show last month with SharePoint Product Manager Bill Baer which went live yesterday. We talked about how BCS throtlling is different from large list throttling and what things one should be careful about. You can get the podcast at below given link. Hope you enjoy the show. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/technet-radio-throttling-limits-and-business-connectivity-services-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx

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Searching External Systems using SharePoint 2010 Business Connectivity Services (BCS) within throttling limits

Searching External Systems using SharePoint 2010 Business Connectivity Services (BCS) within throttling limits Summary: Learn how to use SharePoint Server 2010 Business Connectivity Services (BCS) feature to search content in external system when the number of records in system are more than throttling limits defined for the system. Introduction Searching external systems with large number…

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Accessing BLOB Data from External Systems Using Business Connectivity Services

Ok guys, this is a new feature which I came across while exploring BCS. BCS now supports getting BLOBs into SharePoint and provide many features which help in pulling and streaming BLOB’s out to end user. The work which I did on this has been published as a whitepaper courtsey to some folks in Redmond. Here is…

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Connecting to Oracle using BCS

While browsing through BCS documentation came across this section on how to design models for connecting to Oracle. What is the support in tools to design and how to do it. Hope you will find it useful http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff464424(office.14).aspx

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