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Archive for March 12th, 2015

OData: a few notes

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/03/12

You can’t keep track of the whole world, so every now and then I bump into something and think “boy I wish I had known about this years ago”.

The OData (Open Data Protocol) standard by Microsoft is such a thing. It allows to communicate data over the internet in a RESTful way using either JSON or AtomPub based XML, standardized by OASIS who has it’s roots in the SGML world (SGML is one of the predecessors of XML).

There is a rich Ecosystem of implementations in many platforms (including .NET, Delphi, Java, PHP, JavaScript, etc) with public reachable Example Services to test with (not surprising there is a NorthWind service).

Here are a few links of stuff I want to dig deeper into it to grasp it better: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Communications Development, Database Development, Development, HTTP, Internet protocol suite, OData, REST, Software Development, TCP | Leave a Comment »

 
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