SharePoint 2010 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Connected Web Parts
In this article we can explore Connected Web Parts which is an advance SharePoint Web Part feature. The connected web parts denote communication between 2 web parts.
The connected web part resolves the following requirements:· Master Web Part and Slave web part data exchange· Data Selection and Data Display web part communicationSummary of the application is:· There are 2 web parts· Web Part 1 has a drop down list for selecting Car· Web Part 2 displays the car picture based on selection
Steps InvolvedFollowing are the steps involved in creating connected web parts:1. Create Project2. Create Communication Interface3. Create Web Part 1 (Provider) implementing Interface4. Create Web Part 2 (Consumer)5. Build and Deploy
Create ProjectWe can experiment with a Car showcase application where there are 2 web parts.· The first web part allows selecting a Car from the drop down list.· The second web part displays the image of the car.For starting with create a new Web Part project inside Visual Studio.