Getting started with OData services in ASP.NET Web Api

added by pwalat
1/22/2013 7:26:22 AM


OData is an application-level protocol that has been designed to provide data interaction operations via HTTP. Besides basic data manipulation capabilities (such as adding, deleting and updating) it also provides more advanced mechanisms such as filtering and navigation between related entities. In this post I am going to show how to leverage some of OData features introduced to ASP.NET Web API to build example service.