OData

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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 ...

Tutorial: Build gRPC & OData in ASP.NET Core

Introduction gRPC (google Remote Procedure Call) is a high-performance remote procedure call framework that helps developers to build and consume remote services using the same way as calling local APIs. Different from gRPC, OData (Open Data Protocol) is an OASIS standard that defines a set of best practices for developers to build and ...

$compute and $search in ASP.NET Core OData 8

Introduction OData system query options, such as $filter, $orderby, are a set of query string parameters that control the amount and order of the data returned for the resource identified by the URL. In the latest version of ASP.NET Core OData, two new system query options as follows are enabled: Along with other query options, $...

API versioning extension with ASP.NET Core OData 8

Introduction API versioning can help evolving our APIs without changing or breaking the existing API services. URL segment, request header, and query string are three ways to achieve API versioning in ASP.NET Core application. ASP.NET Core OData 8, built upon ASP.NET Core, has the built-in API versioning functionality via route URL prefix ...

Attribute Routing in ASP.NET Core OData 8.0 RC

Introduction Attribute routing is how Web API matches the incoming HTTP requests to an action based on route template attributes decorated on controller or action. ASP.NET Core defines a set of route template attributes to enable attribute routing, such as RouteAttribute, HttpGetAttribute etc. ASP.NET Core OData 8.0 RC supports these ...

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...

Move OData to .NET 5

Introduction Along with the Announcing .NET 5 preview 1, it’s time to move OData to .NET 5. This blog is intended to describe how easy to move the BookStore sample introduced in ASP.NET Core OData now Available  onto .NET 5. Let's get started. Install .NET 5 .NET 5 SDK is required to build the .NET 5 application. So, Let’s follow ...

$select Enhancement in ASP.NET Core OData

The release of ASP.NET Core OData v7.3 brings a ton of improvements to $select functionality. In this article, I’d like to introduce some of the new features of $select and its usages in combination with other query options like $filter, $top, $skip, $orderby, $count and $expand. This tutorial assumes that you already have the knowledge to ...

[Announcement] OData Web API 5.4 Release

The NuGet packages for OData Web API 5.4 are now available on the NuGet gallery. Download this release You can install or update the NuGet packages for OData Web API 5.4 using the Package Manager Console: What’s in this release? This release primarily includes new features for OData (v4 and v3) Web API as summarized below...

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