Chapter 4. Business Connectivity Services
Business Connectivity Services (BCS) is a much-evolved version of the Business Data Catalog in MOSS 2007 (BDC). With BCS, you can now read as well as write to external systems. There are various ways to accomplish this, but to begin with you can simply define BCS with one simple equation as
Business Connectivity Services = Business Data Catalog (MOSS 2007) + much more!
What Will You Learn in This Chapter?
Introduction to Business Connectivity Services
Setting up BCS on your SharePoint 2010 installation
Creating External Content Types (ECTs) using SharePoint Designer 2010
Authoring ECTs using Visual Studio and a .NET assembly connector
BDC and Office integration
Relevant Windows PowerShell ...