Leveraging Windows Azure WCF Services to Connect BCS with SharePoint Online

Introduction You might have read an earlier post of mine where I discussed the new Business Connectivity Services (BCS) functionality in SharePoint Online (SP-O) and walked through how you can leverage jQuery and JavaScript to interact with an external list in SharePoint Online. This blog post assumed that you had created an external list in the first place and provided you with some code snippets to create a view of an external list. Since that time, a great post from Christian Glessner popped up that shows you how you can walk through creating an external list using SQL Azure.

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Leveraging Windows Azure WCF Services to Connect BCS with SharePoint Online

Calling BCS External Lists from Workflow and Sandboxed Solutions in SharePoint 2010

Many developers experience security issues when trying to access External Lists through workflows and Sandboxed Solutions. Read the P&P guidance here to avaoid these issues:   http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff798353.aspx

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BCS Solutions in Outlook

If you’ve read Brad Stevenson’s post Types of Solutions then you’re already familiar with the three types of BCS solutions: Simple Out-Of-Box Solutions Intermediate Declarative Solutions Advanced Code-Based Solutions This post will discuss the different types of BCS solutions possible in Outlook 2010. Simple solutions can be created using out-of-box capabilities, by simply clicking the “Connect to Outlook” button in the ribbon of a SharePoint External List

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Sharepoint 2010 development using bcs

One of the big features for SharePoint 2010 (and for building OBAs) is the Business Connectivity Services (BCS). I’ve written a few posts on this, but wanted to follow up on these early posts with some additional detail on how to create a solution leveraging web services

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