SP 2010: Customizing the forms for External Lists (BCS) in SharePoint 2010 by using Custom Field Controls and jQuery

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | @zimmergren Introduction As many of you know, customizing a form for a SharePoint list isn’t very tricky to do – but when it comes to modifying the forms for an External List it becomes a bit more of a challenge. In this article I will walk you through how the BCS (Business Connectivity Services) model can enable you to modify the New- and Editforms by creating and utilizing your own Custom Field Controls and I will also talk about how you can change the behavior and rendering of your…

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SP 2010: Custom RSS provider for your Business Connectivity Services (BCS) connected External Lists

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | [@zimmergren](http://www.twitter.com/zimmergren) Introduction If you’ve been working with BCS and external lists you may have noticed that there’s no RSS feeds enabled for those lists. So to get around this problem I’ve created a custom RSS feed generator that essentially provides you with an RSS/ATOM feed for you so you can render it in your browser or any feed-reader of choice. Please note that this is a beta with a few things that needs fixing before it should be used, I’…

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SP 2010: Programmatically work with External Lists (BCS) in SharePoint 2010

Author: Tobias Zimmergren http://www.zimmergren.net | http://www.tozit.com | [@zimmergren](http://www.twitter.com/zimmergren) Introduction **Article 2 in the small BCS-series: ** SP 2010: Getting started with the Business Connectivity Services (BCS) 2. SP 2010: Programmatically work with External Lists (BCS) in SharePoint 2010 SP 2010: Programmatically work with External Lists (BCS) using the Client Object Model In my previous article I talked about how you can set up a simple BCS configuration to fetch and work with external data in SharePoint 2010. In this article I will talk about how you can utilize the SharePoint 2010 object…

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