SharePoint 2010 Sneak Peek !!!

Today Microsoft released some great videos highlighting the potential of the next release of SharePoint.    There is some excellent material here include a full walk through showing live products in action.




  • Tom Rizzo, speaker
  • Robust cross browser support
  • AJAX calls for faster page loads
  • SharePoint Designer 2010 – Streamline interface, robust BDC features.    No more Lightning Tool BDC Metaman?
  • SharePoint Workspace 2010 – Take lists and documents offline with a better than ever Groove client
  • BCS is the new BDC
  • Rich integration with Office 2010 – Sample BCS populated memo to regional sales representative.

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IT Pro

  • Richard Riley, speaker
  • Professional productivity, Scalable platform, Flexible deployment
  • Release timeline
  • Central Admin cleaned interface.   Similar to Control Panel in XP from Windows 2000.  
  • Robust Logging.   New dedicated database, runs BPA (Best Practice Analyzer) to give suggestions, granular detail never seen before.   “Slowest Pages” insight.
  • Visual Upgrade.    Allows site owners and users to preview before decided to switch browser interfaces.



  • Developer productivity, Platform services, Flexible deployment
  • Developer dashboard.   Site feature provides browser output with detail rendering stack.  
  • Visual Studio 2010  – MUCH improved developer experience.    Detailed build options and project types.
  • Visual web part designer.
  • LINQ for SharePoint API
  • Client Object Model (OM) available in Silverlight and JavaScript.
  • Write quality solutions in less time.


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