Category Archives: Microsoft SharePoint

Building a Parent Teacher Interview System using ECT – PART 5 – BCS AND ECT

This blog discusses how to create the external content type, that you can use directly in your SharePoint pages. I will create the following external content types. 1. Schedule view – Manage the schedules 2. Teacher view – Manage the … Continue reading

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Building a Parent Teacher Interview System using ECT – PART 4 – SECURE STORE

The following blog shows you how to set up the secure store for your Parent Teacher Information System. Before I get started, Fabian Williams again has the best blog on this topic, so if you need to fill in the … Continue reading

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Building a Parent Teacher Interview System using ECT – PART 3 – PREPARING YOUR SHAREPOINT PAGES

This blog talks you through setting up your sharepoint site, so that it is ready to deploy your external content types. With my Parent Teacher Interview System, I like to prepare my interview system so that there is no noise … Continue reading

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Building a Parent Teacher Interview System using ECT – PART 2 SECURITY

How to build a simple parent teacher interview system for sharepoint using only external content types – PART 2 – SETTING SECURITY FOR YOUR PARENT TEACHER DB. How you set up your External Content Type depends firstly on whether you … Continue reading

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Building a Parent Teacher Interview System using ECT – PART 1 PREPARATION

How to build a simple parent teacher interview system for sharepoint using only external content types – PART 1 – PREPARATION CREATE YOUR TABLES ON YOUR SQL SERVER. You only need three tables! Teacher table Schedule table Interviews table 2. … Continue reading

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Building a Visual Web Part – Calling SQL data in VB

Recently I posted a ‘How to build a counsellor notes system’ using an External Content Type. In this post I build a Visual Web Part of the same functionality. A couple of problems that I have come across building Visual … Continue reading

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Summing the totals of calculated fields in a SharePoint List

In my recent post on creating a swimming carnival records system with SharePoint, I briefly talked about summing calculated fields for a SharePoint list. I searched high and low on the net for this topic, and really only found one … Continue reading

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