Sharepoint 2010: Lookup columns in Data Views using SOAP & REST webservices

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If you are using a webservice & a dataview to display list data across sites in Sharepoint 2010 you may come across this problem when displaying lookup columns. A lookup field is stored in the format “ID;#Text” When using a REST data connection the values returned for the lookup column is just the ID part … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010: Lookup columns in Data Views using SOAP & REST webservices

Sharepoint 2010: Could not load type ‘System.Data.Services.Providers.IDataServiceUpdateProvider’ from assembly ‘System.Data.Services, Version=3.5.0.0

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If when trying to access REST webservices through Sharepoint (ie http://goatpoint/_vti_bin/ListData.svc) and you get the following error message: Could not load type ‘System.Data.Services.Providers.IDataServiceUpdateProvider’ from assembly ‘System.Data.Services, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089’. You need to install the update below on your Sharepoint web front end servers: ADO.NET Data Services Update for .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 for Windows 7 … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010: Could not load type ‘System.Data.Services.Providers.IDataServiceUpdateProvider’ from assembly ‘System.Data.Services, Version=3.5.0.0