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How to introduce BDC in a list programatically

  Asked By: Jaron    Date: Apr 13    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 922

i need to create a custom list using custom BDC, is there any possibility to do it programatically?



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Answer #1    Answered By: Jessi Sweet     Answered On: Apr 13

So you have a custom list  and you want to add the business data field using API?

This isn't too hard. But I would recommend, creating a list schema, add in your BDC fields, create  a list template, and then provision the list. Doing all this through a feature. Working with the BDC API is tricky. You can do it but you need to read up on the BDC first.

I recommend this book. SharePoint 2007 Developer's Guide to the Business Data Catalog by Manning Publishing. It's an awesome book.

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