Before we begin writing our connector, we need something to connect to. First, extract the downloadable files for this chapter from the Packt Publishing website. You'll notice there is a file called
VideoGamesDB.bak. This is a SQL database backup with video games console content that we will crawl to our SharePoint. Restore this database to a SQL server of your choice.
Now that we have content to crawl, let's move on and create the BCS connector.
As this book is not a book about BCS, we've already created the basics for you. Open the VideoGamesConnector-Starter project from the downloadable content of the book in Visual Studio 2012. The BCS is partially done. What it's missing are a few key factors, ...