This chapter covers
Writing back to the BDC
Creating custom web parts for write back
Using InfoPath forms for write back
You may be a little confused at the title of this chapter, or possibly think that we’re off our rockers, because Microsoft markets the Business Data Catalog in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 Enterprise as “read only” and this chapter is all about writing back to the LOB system. The Business Data Catalog does support read/write, both in the object model and in the application definition file. It’s the web parts that don’t support write back or updates. There are mixed reviews about writing back to the LOB system, which may be why Microsoft didn’t allow the out-of-the-box ...