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OData BCS Code Sample from TechEd 2014

OData BCS Code Sample from TechEd 2014

Full Session Recording Last Wednesday, I presented a session on SharePoint’s Business Connectivity Services at Microsoft’s TechEd 2014 North America. It’s mostly demo and the recording is available on Channel 9. To start, I show connecting to a SQL Database from SharePoint Designer, creating an external list, modifying it’s views, adding an external business Data Column to a Document Library and surfacing the External Data in a Word Document. Development Example Part of Demo When @jthake told me my session […]

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SPTechCon San Francisco 2014 Highlights

SPTechCon San Francisco 2014 Highlights

SPTechCon San Francisco 2014 wrapped up last Friday. I was there from end to end, presenting in the first time slot Wednesday and the last time slot Friday. Here are some of my highlights from the show: Andrew Connell’s Keynote Andrew encouraged attendees to get used to the fact that Microsoft is moving to the cloud. As an example, he pointed out that Yammer has no executable install file. It is cloud only. And further, SharePoint Social will not be […]

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DC Area SharePoint Events

SharePoint Saturday DC is coming up May 15th. Submit to present or register to come see me present if they pick me. The SharePoint User Group of Washington DC is having a meeting in Reston on 4/8 on Building Responsive SharePoint 2010 Applications with ASP.Net AJAX 4.0 Client Side Templating  Check out EndUserSharePoint.com’s full list of upcoming SharePoint Events http://sugdc.org has a great list of all the other area SharePoint groups.

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BDC Presentation in Austin Feb 10th

If you are in the Austin area, don’t miss my upcoming presentation to the Austin SharePoint User Group: ———————————————————– Join us for the February 10th Meeting of the Central Texas SharePoint User Group! “Integrating External Data with the Business Data Catalog” February 10th Meeting Description: This session will take an in-depth look into the Business Data Catalog (BDC) with Microsoft SQL Server. It will include an overview of the Business Data Catalog, an introduction to configuring the BDC, and a […]

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SharePoint Conference Keynote to be Live Streamed

The keynote address Monday by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and VP of SharePoint Jeff Teper will be streamed live from the conference website www.mssharepointconference.com.   Follow the Conference RSS Feed for updates like these straight from the organizers.   Also note, if you are attending the conference in person, note that WiFi will be off during the keynote Monday. If you want to live blog or tweet, you’ll need a cellular modem.   Are you excited about the announcements at […]

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A SharePoint Saturday Acknowledgement of B&R Solutions

SharePoint Saturday events are a phenomenon touching many parts of the US and the world this year. The community and sharing I witnessed attending and presenting at my first event, Boston, impressed me. Boston’s organizer, Michael Lotter, implored me to host a local event. SharePoint Saturday DC convinced me we had to bring the format to San Antonio. Dallas and NY reinforced my commitment. I’m so happy that we can bring the power of this movement to our city November […]

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