MCT, MCITP, MCTS, MCP SharePoint Architect for Planet Technologies. Working with SharePoint since 2003. – Administrator / Developer – Architect / Implementer – Troubleshooter / Brander PCfromDC.blogspot.com @PCfromDC
SharePoint familiarity discussion. Introduction to REST Connections. Create an Address List from a predefined content type. Tweak and modify the list to meet out needs (Demo). Use SharePoint Designer 2010 to add a Data View Web Part to display our Address on a new Web Part page (Demo). Use SharePoint Designer 2010 to create a REST connection to display the current weather in Beverly Hills, CA (Demo). Create a data connection to display the weather of the zip code from our Address List (Demo).
Really Expensive SharePoint Technology? Stands for Representational State Transfer. REST is not a protocol. At its most basic element, REST is a way for a client to retrieve data from a server over http. SharePoint has a RESTful web service which will allow us to grab data from lists and libraries.
To display the weather at a location that is stored in a SharePoint list.
The first thing that we will need to accomplish is to create a list to store our address. Click on Lists
Important SharePoint REST Starting Point http://[yoursharepointURL]/_vti_bin/listdata.svc/[LISTNAME] Reference Information Accessing SharePoint 2010 Lists using RESTful Service.- http://mstecharchitect.blogspot.com/2010/01/accessing-sharepoint-2010-lists-using.html http://mstecharchitect.blogspot.com/2010/01/accessing-sharepoint-2010-lists-using.html Referencing lists from external site collections – Cross-site collection lookup with REST and the DVWP!- http://hamishking.wordpress.com/tag/cross-site- collection-lookup/http://hamishking.wordpress.com/tag/cross-site- collection-lookup/ SP2010: REST Data Sources within SharePoint Designer- http://jsiegmund.wordpress.com/2010/04/25/sp2010-rest-data-sources-within-sharepoint-designer/vhttp://jsiegmund.wordpress.com/2010/04/25/sp2010-rest-data-sources-within-sharepoint-designer/v Working with Data Sources and Web Services connections in SharePoint Designer 2010 (Has a list of all web services)- http://spointblog.com/2010/02/07/working-with-data-sources-and-web-services-connections-in-sharepoint-designer-2010/ http://spointblog.com/2010/02/07/working-with-data-sources-and-web-services-connections-in-sharepoint-designer-2010/ Overview of using REST in SharePoint 2010- http://www.synergyonline.com/Blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=35http://www.synergyonline.com/Blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=35 Lab (This is very cool) Adding Dynamic Maps to Contact Forms with REST Web Services in InfoPath 2010.- http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg293117.aspxhttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg293117.aspx Background Information Representational state transfer- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Representational_State_Transferhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Representational_State_Transfer QuickStudy: Representational State Transfer (REST)- http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/297424/Representational_State_Transfer_REST_?taxonomyId=16&pageNumber=1 http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/297424/Representational_State_Transfer_REST_?taxonomyId=16&pageNumber=1 REST Web Service- http://www.knowledgetree.org/REST_Web_Servicehttp://www.knowledgetree.org/REST_Web_Service