OData

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OData Connected Service 0.12.0 Release
OData Connected Service 0.12.0 Release
OData Connected Service 0.12.0 has been released on the Visual Studio Marketplace. This release includes the following changes:   Restored default settings Some default options were inadvertently changed in a previous update, leading to default options that do not make sense for the majority of use cases. We have ...
Passing OData Query Options in the Request Body
Passing OData Query Options in the Request Body
The query options part of an OData URL can be quite long, potentially exceeding the maximum length of URLs supported by components involved in transmitting or processing the request. HTTP does not impose any limits on the length of a URL, however, many hosting environments (including IIS) impose limitations which may restrict the client's ...
Routing in ASP.NET Core OData 8.0 Preview
Routing in ASP.NET Core OData 8.0 Preview
Introduction In the previous version of ASP.NET Core OData, such as 6.x and 7.x version, the OData routing is IRouter-based Web API Routing, that is, OData router is a Router implementing IRouter interface. Even in the ASP.NET Core OData 7.x Endpoint Routing, it is also related to the IRouter routing. Since 8.0, we want to build the OData ...
ASP.NET Core OData 8.0 Preview for .NET 5
ASP.NET Core OData 8.0 Preview for .NET 5
Recently, OData team released the 8.0.0 preview version of ASP.NET Core OData on nuget.org. It is the first version of OData supporting .NET 5, especially for ASP.NET Core 5. This version includes some breaking changes, such as model builder separation, namespace changes and configuration changes etc. Most importantly, the routing mechanism is...
Dynamic properties container property in OData Client
Dynamic properties container property in OData Client
When working with open types in an OData service, dynamic properties are held in a container property of type IDictionary<string, object>. However, support for a similar container property has traditionally been absent in OData client. For this reason, dynamic properties returned from an OData service could only be mapped to declared ...
All in One with OData $Batch
All in One with OData $Batch
Introduction We talked in the past about some of the most powerful features OData has to offer such as shaping, filtering and ordering your data all within your API request. But with an API GET request you can only do so much before you reach the maximum length of a URL which is a standard limitation. For instance, let's assume we are ...
OData Connected Service 0.10.0 Release
OData Connected Service 0.10.0 Release
OData Connected Service 0.10.0 has been released and is available in the Visual Studio Marketplace. This release includes the following features and fixes: 1. Support for Open Types Open Types are entity or complex types in OData which have dynamic properties (i.e. properties not declared in the schema). Previously, OData ...
Exploring Graph Native Support for OData
Exploring Graph Native Support for OData
We talked in previous articles about the amount of enterprise technologies that offer OData out-of-the-box for it’s RESTFul API communications. some of these technologies are widely spread such as SharePoint, SAP, SQL Server and so many other technologies that leverage a multi-billion user powerful technology like OData. In this article, ...