In this recipe, we will learn how to create a list using a Managed Object Model. We will also add a new column to the list and insert about 10 rows of data to the list. For this recipe, we will create a console application that makes use of a generic list template.
You can copy the DLLs mentioned earlier to your development machine. Your development machine need not have the SharePoint server installed. But you should be able to access one with proper permission. You also need Visual Studio 2010 IDE installed on the development machine.
In order to create a list using a Managed OM, adhere to the following steps:
Launch your Visual Studio 2010 IDE as an administrator (right-click the shortcut and select Run as administrator).
Select File | New | Project. The new project wizard dialog box will be displayed (make sure to select .NET Framework 3.5 in the top drop-down box).
Select Windows Console application under the Visual C# | Windows...