SP 2010: Getting started with LINQ to SharePoint in SharePoint 2010

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | [@zimmergren](http://www.twitter.com/zimmergren) Introduction In SharePoint 2010 you now have the ability to use LINQ syntax to fetch items from your lists instead of using the "traditional" approach of CAML queries. (Including SPSiteDataQuery and SPQuery objects) In this article I will give you a brief introduction to how you can get started using LINQ queries in SharePoint, also known as LINQ to SharePoint. Basics of LINQ? As a prerequisite to this article, I’m going to imply that you know what LINQ is and…

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SP 2010: Programmatically work with External Lists (BCS) using the Client Object Model

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | [@zimmergren](http://www.twitter.com/zimmergren) Introduction **Article 3 in the small BCS-series: ** SP 2010: Getting started with the Business Connectivity Services (BCS) SP 2010: Programmatically work with External Lists (BCS) in SharePoint 2010 3. SP 2010: Programmatically work with External Lists (BCS) using the Client Object Model In my previous article in the series, I talked about how easy it is to fetch information using the standard SharePoint server API-approach. In this article I will talk about how you can access data in your BCS data source, by…

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SP 2010: Programmatically work with External Lists (BCS) in SharePoint 2010

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | [@zimmergren](http://www.twitter.com/zimmergren) Introduction **Article 2 in the small BCS-series: ** SP 2010: Getting started with the Business Connectivity Services (BCS) 2. SP 2010: Programmatically work with External Lists (BCS) in SharePoint 2010 SP 2010: Programmatically work with External Lists (BCS) using the Client Object Model In my previous article I talked about how you can set up a simple BCS configuration to fetch and work with external data in SharePoint 2010. In this article I will talk about how you can utilize the SharePoint 2010 object…

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SP 2010: Getting started with Business Connectivity Services (BCS) in SharePoint 2010

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | [@zimmergren](http://www.twitter.com/zimmergren) Introduction **Article 1 in the small BCS-series: ** 1. SP 2010: Getting started with the Business Connectivity Services (BCS) 2. SP 2010: Programmatically work with External Lists (BCS) in SharePoint 2010 3. SP 2010: Programmatically work with External Lists (BCS) using the Client Object Model BCS in SharePoint 2010 is an awesome refinement of the Business Data Catalog from MOSS 2007. With BCS – or Business Connectivity Services – you get the possibility to connect external data and work with it from SharePoint. In this article…

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SP 2010: Presentations from SharePoint & Exchange Forum in Sweden

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | [@zimmergren](http://www.twitter.com/zimmergren) Introduction At the SEF 2009 Conference in Sweden I delivered a session about SharePoint 2010 development. The sessions from SEF are now available for download from the SEF web site. Unfortunately the presentation I did was required to be in Swedish, and I haven’t done any translation to English for this particular presentation. Download sessions from SEF My session on SharePoint 2010 Development Introduction: Tobias Zimmergren – SharePoint 2010 Development Introduction Download all other presentations from http://www.seforum.se/Pages/200910362748747.aspx,…

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SharePoint 2010: Developer Documentation and Protocol Documentation

Just like the previous posts, this is just going to be a short "heads up" on some new documentation and links that just showed up on the Microsoft Download Center site: 2010: Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocol Documentation 2010: SharePoint Products and Technologies: 2010 (Technical Preview) Developer Documentation Enjoy. Technorati Tags: SharePoint 2010,WSS 4.0,SharePoint,Microsoft…

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SharePoint 2010 Sneak-Peak videos are officially out

So, if you haven’t heard it already, http://sharepoint.microsoft.com has updated some information and now let us in on some details about SharePoint 2010. Take a look at the preview/sneak-peak videos and be amazed! I’m stunned. Wow! You’ll find the videos here: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/2010/Sneak_Peek/Pages/default.aspx Have fun :-) Technorati Tags: SharePoint 2010,WSS 4.0,SP 2010,Microsoft,SharePoint…

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Web Part Caching – A simple approach

All kudos to Vince Rothwell* who provided an awesome blogpost on *SharePoint Caching and the CacheDependency object This week I am tutoring a SharePoint 2007 development class over at Informator in Gothenburg, Sweden. Today we’ve been looking at Web Parts, creation of custom webparts and best practices for creating our custom solutions based on web parts. I quickly coded up a sample which is caching items in a webpart – Huge server load is a major impact point for some organizations, making caching a strategically important choice if there’s much redundancy. Anyway, you probably already know that it’s…

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