The video explaining how the gallery was built has now been published.
Update: I've just (21/07/2010) recompiled the gallery with the latest SilverLight 4 bits, so you won't get a "this application was created for an expired version...." anymore
My session on SPLINQ has been published on Channel 9 at http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/katriendg/BIWUG-session-LINQ-to-SharePoint/. You can watch the other sessions at http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/katriendg.
Here are the steps to process to get started with the OOTB WCF ListData service.
- Create a web site with two lists, let's say Customers and Cities. Populate those lists with a few entries. The Customers list should contain a column named City that's a lookup to the Cities list.
- Create a new console (or whatever...) program and add a reference to the WCF service this way:
As you probably know, you can use the new WCF services of SharePoint 2010 to query and update list data. You can talk to /_vti_bin/ListData.svc directly or indirectly.
For instance, you talk to it indirectly when working with a WCF service reference in a dotnet project. Behind the scenes the class generated by Visual Studio will handle the communication with the service and a simple query like this:
I've recently digged into the new WCF services of SharePoint 2010 and discovered some troubles with it. If you follow the steps mentioned on the following URL:
http://www.dotnetmafia.com/blogs/dotnettipoftheday/archive/2010/01/21/introduction-to-querying-lists-with-rest-and-listdata-svc-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx , you'll notice that reproducing his example works fine.
Indeed, SharePoint adds the following meta:
<meta HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
I've just released a new project on CodePlex. It's a toolbar associated with every list in a given web where the web scoped feature has been activated which gives some information pertaining to the connected user such as his documents/items, his contribution rate on the current list, a filter textbox allowing to filter on any column present in the view and the list of his personal views.
This toolbar is entirely based on jQuery & the ECMAScript API of SharePoint 2010.
For more info, visit the page description on CodePlex at the following URL :