This week at the SharePoint conference, Pablo Castro will be announcing that the next version of SharePoint natively integrates with data services such that all SharePoint lists will be exposed as an ADO.NET Data Service. This means you can now program against SharePoint list data using all the VS tools and runtime client libraries (.NET,
This morning the Microsoft Interoperability team announced the release of a new project that bridges PHP and.NET: the PHP Toolkit for ADO.NET Data Services. The toolkit makes it easier for PHP developers to connect to and take advantage of services built using ADO.NET Data Services.
Peter Qian, a developer on the data services team, has posted a nice write up describing the row count feature in the ADO.NET Data Services v1.5 CTP1 release we made available for download yesterday.
You can check out Peter’s Row Count write up here.
It’s been a little while since we’ve written about the future direction of data services, so this post is intended to layout our thinking towards our next release. The release described below isn’t yet available, but should be in the coming months,
Beth Massi has been busy creating a number of great posts describing how to build add-ins to Excel, Outlook, Word, etc to work with data from an ADO.NET Data Service. The articles can be found here:
ADO.NET Data Services – Building an Excel Client
OBA Part 1 –
Believe it or not, but we did ship ADO.NET Data Services with a few bugs. One issue in particular is fairly nasty. However the code developers might be tempted to write to work around the bug could cause far worse problems down the road when we fix the initial bug.