The data locked in your organization's systems and databases is a precious -- and sometimes untapped -- resource. The SharePoint Business Data Catalog makes it easy to gather, analyze, and report on data from multiple sources, through SharePoint. Using standard web parts, an efficient management console, and a simple programming model, you can build sites, dashboards, and applications that maximize this business asset.
SharePoint 2007 Developer's Guide to Business Data Catalog is a practical, example-rich guide to the features of the BDC and the techniques you need to build solutions for end users. The book starts with the basics -- what the BDC is, what you can do with it, and how to pull together a BDC solution. With the fundamentals in hand, it explores the techniques and ideas you need to put BDC into use effectively in your organization.
Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.
Knowledge of SharePoint Server and WSS is required.
"This book is an absolute must-have!"-Christina Wheeler, SharePoint Consultant, Summit 7 Systems
" from experts who know the BDC inside and out."-Monty Grusendorf, Senior Web Developer, Bantrel
"An excellent guide for working with the BDC."-Darren Neimke, Author of ASP.NET 2.0 Web Parts in Action
"A one-stop guide for SharePoint BDC developers."-Prajwal Khanal, Senior Software Engineer, D2HawkeyeServices Pvt. Ltd.