The below tutorials guide you through some of the most common features of BCS Meta Man and Business Connectivity Services.
Using the links below, navigate to videos to see how you can produce SharePoint BCS External Content Types for data sources such as Microsoft SQL, OData, Oracle, ODBC, Salesforce.com, and Dynamics CRM Online.
Within this tutorial, we use BCS Meta Man to create an External Content Type for SharePoint BCS. We go through building Entities with multiple Finder Methods, Custom Actions, Associations, and discuss Authentication.
Within this tutorial, we learn how to use SharePoint Designer 2013 to build a Business Connectivity Services External Content Type and test its creation using a SharePoint 2013 External List.
Within this tutorial we learn how to build SharePoint External Data Columns to allow the lookup of external data from an external data source.
Within this tutorial we learn how to build and customize a SharePoint External list to display and allow the editing of external data.
Use BCS Meta Man to create a connection to an OData data source, and deploy the External Content Type to SharePoint Online.