OData

Create and consume RESTful APIs in a simple and standard way

Astoria data sources and system layering

The question is: what data sources should Astoria support as inputs? Should we allow ADO.NET Entity Framework only or open up more? If we open up more, how does the system need to be layered to enable the use of those alternate data sources? Let me step back for a second first and establish why certain data sources are interesting. Why does ...

URI Format – Part 1 – Addressing resources using URI path segments

Deciding on something that becomes a public interface of a developer-oriented technology is a tricky task. Not only does the resulting design need to be correct and complete, but also there are various aspects that are more around aesthetics and personal preference. The URI format used by Astoria will need to survive both sets of challenges...

Astoria CTP Refresh for Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2!

Some time ago we shipped Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 and a couple of weeks later we added the ADO.NET Entity Framework Beta 2 release as well as the first CTP of the tools for it. Once all of the frameworks/tools were in Beta 2 we got a bunch of email “encouraging” us to release a Beta 2-compatible version of the Astoria CTP :-)   The ...
Comments are closed.0 0

Astoria Design: payload formats

The goal of Astoria is to make data available to loosely coupled systems for querying and manipulation. In order to do that we need to use protocols that define the interaction model between the producer and the consumer of that data, and of course we have to serialize the data in some form that all the involved parties understand. So ...

Feedback usabilla icon