SharePoint Business Data Connectivity (BCS) resources

 

 

Make Business Data Available in SharePoint 2013GP0|#f191bcd8-7f86-4edd-81fb-ca0777612ff2;L0|#0f191bcd8-7f86-4edd-81fb-ca0777612ff2|Business Data Connectivity Service;GTSet|#68e31ecf-dbe9-45e0-8a3c-fc6bd6ad0ce6;GPP|#aa2447c2-0307-4407-bd59-fedab9e12903;GPP|#74f9ea2a-fcec-489f-9ca4-da563b559213While SharePoint 2013 comes with lots of different content types and data, sometimes you really want to pull data from an existing business system. In this video excerpt from Scot Hillier's new course SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services Fundamentals you'll see how to leverage SharePoint's built-in features for connecting to external data to create a custom content type for your in your SharePoint 2013 sites. In the full course Scot also covers authentication, creating external lists, and searching external systems.
feature event receiver for BCS deploymentGP0|#f191bcd8-7f86-4edd-81fb-ca0777612ff2;L0|#0f191bcd8-7f86-4edd-81fb-ca0777612ff2|Business Data Connectivity Service;GTSet|#68e31ecf-dbe9-45e0-8a3c-fc6bd6ad0ce6;GPP|#aa2447c2-0307-4407-bd59-fedab9e12903;GPP|#74f9ea2a-fcec-489f-9ca4-da563b559213 This feature receiver will dynamically set the site collection url where the external content type is being activated.
Exposing external BCS content via search in SharePoint 2013GP0|#0b83bd4b-e1d8-4db2-b273-ee9f3f2efb1a;L0|#00b83bd4b-e1d8-4db2-b273-ee9f3f2efb1a|Search;GTSet|#68e31ecf-dbe9-45e0-8a3c-fc6bd6ad0ce6;GPP|#a5205c2f-ad79-446f-8d9e-afd0eeecf427;GPP|#74f9ea2a-fcec-489f-9ca4-da563b559213;GP0|#f191bcd8-7f86-4edd-81fb-ca0777612ff2;L0|#0f191bcd8-7f86-4edd-81fb-ca0777612ff2|Business Data Connectivity Service;GPP|#aa2447c2-0307-4407-bd59-fedab9e12903 ‚ÄčThis article explains how you can expose external data through the Business Data Connectivity Service into search in SharePoint 2013.