WHAT ’S NEW IN SHAREPOINT 2010
LINQ - With SharePoint 2010, a new LINQ provider for SharePoint converts object operations into the correct SharePoint operations using the native CAML language that SharePoint understands.
List Enhancements - List is the basic data storage element in sharepoint environment. Below is the enhancement / New features intoduced in sharepoint 2010
- Scalability ( Please visit http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx for more details)
- XSLT views
- List relationships for cascade deletes and updates ( visit http://www.chakkaradeep.com/post/SharePoint-2010-Lists-Improvements-e28093-List-Lookups-and-Relationships.aspx for more details)
- Formula Validation for columns (visit http://projectserverblogs.com/?p=3298 for more details)
Sandbox Solutions (visit http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ee335711.aspx for more details). You can deploy sandboxed solutions to quickly and more securely solve business problems. Sandboxed solutions are like farm solutions except in the following ways: they are rights-restricted and have a more permissive deployment policy than farm solutions; they are limited to the site collection to which they are deployed; and their server resource usage is monitored against an administrator-controlled quota for the site collection.
Visio Services (visit http://www.chakkaradeep.com/post/SharePoint-2010-Visio-Services.aspx for more details)
Blogs and wikis
Below features are now added to Blog and Wikis
- Content rating
- Record Management can now work with them
New Core Search Query Capabilities
- suffix matchings
- grouping of query items
- logical operators
- Content previewing for office documents
- Filter search results by author, document types and others
Enhanced People Search: Address Book Style Lookups
Enhanced People Search Results
Metadata Management and Navigation : organize your navigation and also list views by using the metadata of your content
Location - Based Metadata : SharePoint 2010 supports location - based metadata so that if a user posts a document into a specifi c location, metadata is automatically fi lled in for the user.
Document Routing : Document can automatically be routed to perticular location when it gets uploaded based on the content types and set of rules.
Unique Document IDs: Each documents are now assigned a new ID in order to seach them quickly.
Taxonomy Services (visit http://geeklit.blogspot.com/2009/12/sharepoint-taxonomy-hierarchy.html for more details)
Document Sets : Set of different documents can be grouped into a single set of document and matadata, workflows and versions can be applied to them. They can also be exported into zip.
Standards and Browser Support : Extended support to Firefox and safari
One - Click Page Layout : Change layout of the page in single click
Enhanced Page Libraries: Now one can create folders in pages library