Incorporating Managed Metadata in Custom Solutions by Andrew Connell

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Microsoft injected strong support for metadata, taxonomies and folksonomies in SharePoint 2010 with the addition of the Managed Metadata service application and Managed Metadata field type. While there is plenty of support for metadata across the platform out-of-the-box, Microsoft has included a very robust API in this latest release of SharePoint 2010 to create custom solutions. In this session, we’ll explore how we can create custom metadata based solutions for use in SharePoint 2010.

This session is presented by Andrew Connell 

Generic Episode ImageAndrew Connell is an author, instructor and co-founder of Critical Path Training (, a SharePoint education focused company. Andrew is a five-time recipient of Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) & Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. He has contributed to numerous MCMS and SharePoint books over the years. In June 2008 he published the only book on the subject of developing Publishing / Web Content Management (WCM) sites using Office SharePoint Server 2007: Professional 
SharePoint 2007 Web Content Management Development
 by WROX. Andrew has spoken on the subject of SharePoint development and WCM at various events and national conferences such as TechEd North America & EMEA, SharePoint Connections, VSLive, Office Developer Conference and Microsoft SharePoint Conference in Sydney, Australia & Seattle, Washington. You can always find Andrew at his SharePoint development and WCM focused blog at




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