Web Services and Service Applications - SharePoint as Middleware
Middleware is computer software that connects software components or some people and their applications. SharePoint 2010 contains many components that make it an attractive middleware solution. These include out of the box features like BCS and Search. In this session we will talk about how to add custom web services to a SharePoint farm and then look at how and why you can you the service application architecture to build your own highly scalable and manageable service applications.
Doug Ware is a SharePoint expert and an instructor for many of our SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 courses. A Microsoft MVP several times over, Doug is the leader of the Atlanta .NET User Group, one of the largest user groups in the Southeast U.S., and is a frequent speaker at code camps and other events. In addition to teaching and writing about SharePoint, Doug stays active as a consultant and has helped numerous organizations implement and customize SharePoint.