SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services

In this presentation, you will gain a basic understanding of how Business Connectivity Services (BCS) works. You will learn about the tooling available for BCS in SharePoint 2013. You will then apply that knowledge to create external content types and lists and consume data through BCS. Finally, you will see how to use REST/OData/Client Object Model to query BCS external lists.

Recorded: 2/12/2014


Tim McCarthy

Tim McCarthy is a senior solutions architect with Perficient who designs and builds highly scalable, layered web, desktop, and mobile applications utilizing the latest Microsoft platforms and technologies. His expertise covers a wide range of Microsoft technologies including SharePoint/Office 365, Office Apps, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Azure, .NET Framework (ASP.NET, VSTO, Workflow, WCF, WPF), SQL Server, Active Directory, MS Exchange development, and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) applications. Tim holds multiple Microsoft certifications and is a former Microsoft MVP in Solutions Architecture. He is the author of several books, has developed presentations for the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN), and has written articles for SQL Server Magazine and Windows and .NET Magazine. He has been a featured speaker at conferences, user groups, and code camps worldwide. Before becoming an application developer, Tim was an officer in the United States Marine Corps.