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Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 Administrator's Companion by The Microsoft SharePoint Community Experts, Bill English

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Working With Data Integration

Microsoft made a couple of investments concerning data integration and SharePoint Designer 2007. The SharePoint Designer 2007 data access layer was a proprietary layer that was limited to accessing SharePoint, SQL Server, Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), and XML. It has moved to the ASP.NET data-model layer using data source controls. The data source controls that are available for SharePoint Designer 2007 are built for the same data sources as were supported by the previous data access layer, but the key value of the new model is that this is now a developer-supported model. Therefore, you can create custom data source controls, and if you implement the proper interfaces for those controls, they can be used ...

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