Developing SharePoint 2010 Solutions Using External Data and Services – May 25, 2011


Event ID:

Event Title:
Monthly Public Sector Developer Dinner Event: Developing SharePoint 2010 Solutions Using External Data and Services

Event Date:
May 25, 2011


Event Time:
18:00 – 20:00

Event Location:
Microsoft Corporation
12012 Sunset Hills Road

Rooms 2004, 2006, 2008
Reston, VA 20190
(703) 673-7600


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Welcome to the monthly public sector developer dinner event. For the next several months, we will focus on SharePoint 2010 Development. If you are interested in presenting a topic, please let us know.

Speaker for tonight's presentation

Dr. Zhiming Xue “Z" is a senior Microsoft Architect Evangelist, based in the Washington DC area. He evangelizes Microsoft technologies and initiatives such as Windows Phone, Windows Azure, SharePoint, the web platform and the Open Government Data Initiative (OGDI). He holds a Ph. D. in Management Science from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a professional certification from American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), and several Microsoft certifications. He can be reached through his blog at

What you will learn

SharePoint 2010 allows developers to work with both internal and external data using Business Connectivity Services (BCS), Excel Services, Access Services and custom WCF services. During the presentation we will discuss and demonstrate several common usage scenarios.

· Bringing SQL Server data to SharePoint using BCS

· Sharing Excel Data using PowerPivot for SharePoint

· Publishing Access Database applications to SharePoint

· Sharing secure data using BCS and the secure store service

· Creating Silverlight Using WCF RIA services for SharePoint

Who Should Attend

Developers, Architects, and technical managers who are interested in building solutions on the SharePoint 2010 platform.

Attend this event for your chance to win an Xbox 360!


Xbox 360 will be raffled at the conclusion of the dinner.

Notice to all Public Sector Employees: Due to government gift and ethics laws and Microsoft policy, government employees (including military and employees of public education institutions) are not eligible to participate in the raffle.

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