Accessing SharePoint 2010 Data with the .NET Client Object Model

Learn how to use the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 managed client object model to read and write data in SharePoint sites from Microsoft .NET Framework–based applications.

With each release of Microsoft SharePoint, developers ask for additional web services to simplify reading and writing SharePoint site data from custom code not on the server that is running SharePoint. Instead of building more and more web services, Microsoft introduced in SharePoint 2010 the client object model, which contains a familiar subset of frequently used objects.

The client object model is very similar to the SharePoint server object model.

This SharePoint Visual How To demonstrates how to use the SharePoint 2010 .NET client object model.

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Andrew Connell
Developer & Chief Course Artisan, Voitanos LLC. | Microsoft MVP
Written by Andrew Connell

Andrew Connell is a web & cloud developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure & Microsoft 365. He’s received Microsoft’s MVP award every year since 2005 and has helped thousands of developers through the various courses he’s authored & taught. Andrew’s the founder of Voitanos and is dedicated to helping you be the best Microsoft 365 web & cloud developer. He lives with his wife & two kids in Florida.