Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML) is an XML-based language that is used in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation to define the fields and views that are used in sites and lists.

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CAML vs LINQ vs SQL

So LINQ is a front end to CAML so of course CAML is faster, and CAML is a front end to SQL so of course SQL is faster. However what would be a good test to see where and when to use each of these on ...
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Where can i download the U2U CAML query Builder for Sharepoint 2010?

I have try to download form below links. But the site is not opening. http://www.u2u.be/res/Tools/files/CamlBuilderSetupv4.0.0.0.zip . http://www.u2u.be/res/tools/camlquerybuilder.aspx ...
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Retrieve single field using CAML Query in Sharepoint using Javascript

I have a List called ProjectInformation and contains following Fields.. ID ProjectName1 ProjectManager ProjectExecution 1 EDS PPB Time and Material 2 CS ...
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Querying a simple list with a 'User' column, using CAML

I'm having some trouble getting a CAML Query working against a very simple list. My custom list has the fields: Person : User Date : Date Amount : Lookup My query looks like this: <Query> ...
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Web service based CAML query breaks 5,000 item limit

I have a CAML query of the form shown below which is called via the Sharepoint web service interface to search the entire Sharepoint site containing 600,000 documents looking for documents: ...
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is querying a perticular folder faster?

I have a folder in document library if I get the folder from folder collection of the document library and only query the items inside that folder will it work faster then querying a whole library ...
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How do I fetch the data from list present in root web of the root site collection?

We need to populate some data on an application page. The application page is present in the layouts folder and hence is accessible via the respective site URL. There are multiple site collections. ...
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how to query multiple lists using CAML

I have requestID, date column in 4 different lists. I want to build a webpart which shows user requests of different types therefore i need to query multiple lists with column requestID and date. How ...
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CrossListQueryInfo\SPSiteDataQuery how to skip items with specific WebId?

Customer wants to see 10 news items from all webs on front page. Also customer wants to specify some news that we should skip. I am trying to do next thing: var id =1; <Neq><FieldRef ...
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CAML is ordering by content type even though not specified

I have a library in SharePoint 2010. The library has folders, each item in the library, including the folder, are tagged with a number (separate column). When I do an 'OrderBy' the column, the ...