Integrating the Google Analytics API in SharePoint in order to enable users to review analytics data directly

Integrating the Google Analytics API in SharePoint in order to enable users to review analytics data directly

In one of the projects I’ve been involved we’ve looked at various solutions for providing analytics to users, site owners and system administrators. Most services offer a great way for webmasters or site administrators to review how their site or system is being visited – but there’s few options for letting the users of your system review specific data themselves. In order to get around this I built on top of the Google Analytics API’s, enabling my application to post queries for analytics data directly to the Google Analytics API. This enables (for example) a site owner…

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SP 2010: Customizing the forms for External Lists (BCS) in SharePoint 2010 by using Custom Field Controls and jQuery

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction As many of you know, customizing a form for a SharePoint list isn’t very tricky to do – but when it comes to modifying the forms for an External List it becomes a bit more of a challenge. In this article I will walk you through how the BCS (Business Connectivity Services) model can enable you to modify the New- and Editforms by creating and utilizing your own Custom Field Controls and I will also talk about how you can change the behavior and rendering of your…

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