BCS

Within this webinar, Brett Lonsdale of Lightning Tools (Author of Developers Guide to Business Data Catalog 2007 and SharePoint 2010 Business Connectivity Services) will introduce BCS and the benefits of using SharePoint to work with your external data.

Brett Lonsdale from Lightning Tools demonstrates how you can connect to External Data from both SharePoint Online and SharePoint On-Premises using Business Connectivity Services.

SharePoint Online OData BCS

Ever since the launch of SharePoint 2013, Business Connectivity Services supports connections to OData. OData is especially useful within a…

Testing BCS Models is boring!

For nearly 10 years, Lightning Tools has made building External Content Types (or Application Definition Files as they were once…

Oracle and SharePoint

BCS Meta Man enables you to create a BDC Model file for Oracle and other External Data Sources within just…

Office 365 Business Connectivity Services

Business Connectivity Services has been available for Microsoft SharePoint On-Premises for the last three versions of SharePoint since it was…

Business Connectivity Services: End User Implications; Part Three: External Content Type Authorisation Errors

Introduction In the first part of this article we covered implications of external system throttling thresholds for users of Business…

Finding External Lists using Windows PowerShell®

This blog post provides sample Windows PowerShell® scripts that displays information on external lists in your Microsoft SharePoint® on-premises environments…

Business Connectivity Services: End User Implications – Part two: Changing External System Throttling

Introduction In the first part of this article we covered implications of external system throttling thresholds for users of Business…

Business Connectivity Services: End User Implications – Part Zero: Why this blog series

Once an external content type is created then they can be used in Microsoft SharePoint® solutions to expose the data…

Business Connectivity Services: End User Implications – Part One: Threshold limit Errors

Introduction Once you have created an external content type, content owners, business analysts and site owners will create Microsoft SharePoint®…