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SharePoint 2010 Business Connectivity Services Teaser with Multiple External Content Types surfacing in One External List 4

This is my first attempt at a webcast with Camtasia bear with me… In this teaser I am setting the stage of what we have already built and what we will be doing… to download the Podcast version click here or directly on Screencast.com page .  


Consuming the External Content Type through SharePoint Designer in Microsoft Outlook 2010

Follow up from: Connect To Outlook: SharePoint External Content Type with SharePoint Designer and SQL LOB System Part 2… Consuming the External Data List Columns inside Microsoft Word 2010 through Form Fields Synopsis In this blog we will demonstrate the following: Reading and Updating LOB System Data surfaced as an […]


Connect To Outlook: SharePoint External Content Type with SharePoint Designer and SQL LOB System 1

Part 1… Consuming the External Content Type through SharePoint Designer in Microsoft Outlook 2010 Part 2… Consuming the External Data List Columns inside Microsoft Word 2010 through Form Fields Teaser…Extending @ToddBaginski blog where he creates a .NET assembly connector and an External Content Type http://www.toddbaginski.com/blog/archive/2009/11/05/how-to-create-a-searchable-sharepoint-2010-bdc-.net-assembly-connector-which-reads-from-a-flat-file.aspx    Synopsis In this blog […]


Error/Resolution: SharePoint 2010 Office 2010 when using Connect to Outlook from External List in BCS

Synopsis After creating an external list of contacts in SharePoint from a LOB System and clicking the Link to “Connect to Outlook” you get a dialog box indicating: “The Microsoft Office 2010 feature Business Connectivity Services are not installed on this computer…” this is in-fact incorrect as it is installed […]


Using a Regular Content Type with an External List Column as part of its properties then Consuming in MS Word 1

So I love it when my fellow Twitter Colleagues come up with Ideas and I Proof of Concept it in SharePoint 2010, in-fact, I think we should come up with a “Stump the SharePoint 2010 Guys with Beta Bits” gig… Nick Hadlee (hope you don’t mind me using your name) […]


Accessing and Utilizing External List Data in Microsoft Word 2010 TP from LOB Systems in SharePoint 2010 BCS

So in this blog entry we will be building on our past efforts [below] and investigate how we can use this LOB system data in some meaningful way. In this scenario what we will do is consume External List data in the Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview (TP) Suite of […]


Using SharePoint Designer 2010 to surface data in External Lists through Business Connectivity Services SharePoint 2010 4

  Part 1: Surfacing Data through SharePoint Designer – No CODE! yes, i said it, NO CODE! Part 2: Surfacing the same Data through Visual Studio – Yes we will crack the seal and Code Away Part 3: Consuming the Surfaced Data in Outlook Applications and other User Interfaces   […]