CHAPTER 4

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Business Connectivity Services

Business Connectivity Services (BCS), introduced in SharePoint 2010 is a much-evolved version of the Business Data Catalog (BDC) created for MOSS 2007. With BCS, you can 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

usiness Connectivity Services = Business Data Catalog (MOSS 2007) + much more!

What Will You Learn in This Chapter?

By the end of the chapter, you’ll learn about

  • BCS terminology
  • Introduction to Business Connectivity Services
  • Setting up BCS on your SharePoint 2013 installation ...

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