What is Web API? It is a Framework for building HTTP services on top of the .NET Framework. To get familiarise yourself with ASP.NET Web API then you can read this post here. What is OData? Open Data Protocol is a web protocol for accessing information via services. It is built upon technologies such as […]
This post explains the steps to create a Windows Phone application using HTML5 and OData. You need to install Windows Phone SDK on developer machine which can be downloaded from here. The idea is to show the product categories information from Northwind OData service.
1. Create a ASP.NET Web application and refer the Northwind OData service
Open Data Protocol is a web protocol for accessing information via services. It is built upon technologies such as XML and JSON. The main component for building the OData service on .NET Framework is WCF Data Service. OData service can support different data source models including ADO.NET Entity Framework. LINQ to SQL etc. This post […]
There are number of public products or services which have already adopted OData in their data publishing and also provided the OData compatible interfaces for the clients to consume the application data. Microsoft products SharePoint 2010, Windows Azure Storage Service,SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services have started supporting OData. Many online services such as Netflix.com,eBay.com, StackOverflow.com, […]
This post discusses about building a service using CLOUD platform that can reach various devices. What is OData and Where it fits in? OData is a specification that makes very easy to exchange and interact with data on the web. So OData is all about connecting up devices to the CLOUD. This post also discuss […]