Video tutorials

OS.bee installation

Get started by watching this step-by-step tutorial! After following the instructions, you will be ready to use the OS.bee software factory and create your own business applications. The system requirements are the installation of Eclipse and Java (for more information check the documentation page).  It’s easy, try it yourself!

App up in 5 minutes: turn a CSV file into a running app

Just drag and drop a CSV file onto the factory! Learn how to generate a full-fledged application from various CSV-files within 5 minutes. Clearly the easiest way to build your own application, or a prototype for your refinement. No coding required. Just drag and drop. And watch the factory doing the rest.


In this video you will learn how to generate your first app within a few minutes. By following the instructions in this video, you can check if your OS.bee installation was successful, and you can generate your first app by using the wizard which is included in the initial installation package.

My1stLessons: complement new attributes

By following this tutorial, you will learn how simple it is to complement new attributes to an existing entity using My1stApp.

My1stLessons: complement a new entity

Watch this video to learn how to complement a new entity using My1stApp! First, you will complement an entity article. Second, you will see how to complement the perspective from My1stApp with the possibility to edit article data.

My1stLessons: complement a new perspective

In this lesson, we will show you how to complement a new perspective and a new menu item using My1stApp. After modeling a new perspective, we will complement it with an already existing dialog. Then, we will add a new menu item to the menu to open the new perspective.

My1stLessons: complement a new grid

This unit consists of two steps: First, we will model the grid and second, we will complement a perspective with the new grid. By using grids, you will get the possibility to edit data that is displayed in table format. 

My1stLessons: complement a combo box

In this video, you will learn how to complement a combo box which references an enumeration (enum). After defining an enum containing the values defining the article status, we will then display the attribute with its combo box.

My1stLessons: complement an attribute of data type blob

In this lesson, you will learn how to add an attribute of data type "blob" to an existing view. It requires only two steps which are explained in this tutorial. Afterwards, we will be able to save multimedia objects or other files using My1stApp.

My1stLessons: complement an attribute of data type date

Watch this step-by-step tutorial to find out how to complement an attribute of data type "date" to My1stApp. The video shows you how to add an attribute called "expiryDate" to your application. As a result, the date picker icon is automatically be displayed and opens a calendar to select a date.

My1stLessons: complement a new report

Watch the video and learn how to design a report and how to complement it to My1stApp. First, we will define a data mart and specify the attributes that shall be shown! In the next step, we will design a report and view it on a perspective. Your report can then be printed or downloaded.

My1stLessons: insert editable columns in a grid

Need to add an editable column in a table to your application? Watch this video and learn how to make columns editable using the grid from the lesson "complement a new grid". After defining the editable attributes in the table model, the grid is automatically adjusted. Try it for yourself!