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

SharePoint and Windows Azure Development Kit

The July 2011 release of the SharePoint and Azure Development Kit is a training course to help developers integrate SharePoint and Windows Azure.

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Windows Azure Architecture Guide – Part 1 – Code Samples

This guide has four accompanying samples, covering all of the scenarios described in the book: a typical on-premises application, the first migration to Windows Azure and subsequent optimizations.

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DataMarket Add-In for Excel (CTP1)

DataMarket Add-In for Excel is a free application that allows discovering and importing data from Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket into Microsoft Office Excel.

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MSDN Webcast: Office Business Applications (OBAs) Evolved

Microsoft Office Business Applications (OBAs) have evolved significantly in the 2010 release. In this free MSDN webcast , Steve Fox explores how building OBAs has progressed, and he discusses the types of solutions you can build using Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010. Specific topics he covers include Microsoft Office extensibility, Microsoft Business Connectivity Services, the SharePoint client object model, and Windows Azure.

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MSDN Webcast: Creating Microsoft Office 2010 Add-Ins Using SharePoint 2010 as a Data Source

A common request for developers is to surface internal Microsoft SharePoint data within the Microsoft Office client applications. This allows users to interact with SharePoint list data in the direct context of their document editing experience

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Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio

Extends Visual Studio to enable the creation, configuration, building, debugging, running and packaging of scalable web applications and services on Windows Azure. Installation includes the Windows Azure SDK.

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Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio July 2009 CTP

Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio extend Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 to enable the creation, building, debugging, running and packaging of scalable web applications and services on Windows Azure.

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Quick Start Your Windows Azure Development

Not sure you can handle Windows Azure programming?

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