OData

Create and consume RESTful APIs in a simple and standard way

Enable CBOR within ASP.NET Core OData

Introduction CBOR, which stands for Concise Binary Object Representation, is a data format whose design goals include the possibility of extremely small code size, small message size, and extensibility without the need for version negotiation (from cbor.io). CBOR is based on the wildly successful JSON (aka, JavaScript Object Notation) data ...

Extension: Omit null value properties in ASP.NET Core OData

Introduction By default, ASP.NET Core OData serializes a single value property as “null”, and a collection value property as an empty array if its value is null as such: It’s good for most scenarios. However, omitting those 'annoying' null-value properties from the OData response gets more and more attention. Along with the latest ...

Build formatter extensions in ASP.NET Core OData 8 and hooks in ODataConnectedService

Introduction In this post, I will create formatter extensions in an OData web service and request/response hooks in an OData client application to generate/consume ETag control information. ETag (aka entity tag), one of OData control information that may be applied to an entity or collection in response, can be used in a subsequent request to...