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Brett Lonsdale

( brett lonsdale )

United Kingdom
Office Apps and Services MVP based near Rugby, England specializing in Microsoft SharePoint SPFx Applications, and Microsoft Teams Apps.


I have worked in Microsoft Technologies since 1998, initially developing SQL, Visual Interdev, ASP.NET, before evolving into Microsoft SharePoint in 2003. I have taught SharePoint development classes before there were official development classes for SharePoint through Combined Knowledge of which I was a co-founder. In 2007, I co-founded Lightning Tools (ISV), and began to specialize in the Business Data Catalog. I authored the Developers Guide to the Business Data Catalog for SharePoint 2007, and later co-authored the SharePoint 2010 Business Connectivity Services book. I regularly speak at conferences throughout Europe and the US, as well as speaking at SharePoint user groups. I have hosted 5 UK based SharePoint Saturdays, and currently host SharePoint UK Community Days, a regional SharePoint User Group, and a pod show (

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