Developers and Citizens Can Now Harness the Power of More Open Data with CKAN and Windows Azure

Open data is becoming increasingly important for governments and public research. Based on the openness and interoperability of the Windows Azure platform, open data technologies are enabling more open data to be available in the cloud. CKAN (Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network) is one of the most popular open data platforms in use by Governments, universities…

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Momentum Grows as OData v4 Achieves Standards Milestone

OData Industry Adoption Builds with v4 Now in Public Review in OASIS Based on the industry collaboration between Citrix, IBM, Microsoft, Progress Software, SAP AG, WSO2, and others, we are pleased to report that the OASIS OData Technical Committee recently approved Committee Specification Draft 01 (CSD01) of OData version 4.0 and has initiated a public…

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MS Open Tech, Linux and Open Source at LinuxFest 2013

I was fortunate to be invited to speak on behalf of MS Open Tech at last weekend’s LinuxFest Northwest in Bellingham, WA. This was a local event with a wide variety of developers and tech enthusiasts who gathered at Bellingham Technical College to participate in a broad spectrum of presentations, demonstrations, and labs. My presentation…

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OData at Information on Demand 2012

I attended IBM’s Information on Demand conference two weeks ago, where I had the opportunity to talk to people about OData (Open Data Protocol). Microsoft and IBM are collaborating on the development of the OData standard in the OASIS OData Technical Committee, and for this conference we were demonstrating a simple OData feed on a…

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Open Source OData Library for Objective-C Project Moves to Outercurve Foundation

As Microsoft continues to deliver on its commitment to Interoperability, I have good news on the Open Source Software front: today, the OData Library for Objective-C project was submitted to the Outercurve Foundation’s Data, Languages, and Systems Interoperability gallery. This means that OData4ObjC, the OData client for iOS, is now a full, community-supported Open Source…

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The OData Producer Library for PHP is here

I’m pleased to announce that today we released the OData Producer Library for PHP. In case you missed it, we released last year a client library that allows PHP applications to consume an OData feed, and with this new library it now easy for PHP Applications to generate OData Feeds. PHP developers can now add…

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Using Drupal on Windows Azure: Hands-On with 4 new Drupal Modules

Since the launch of Windows Azure a couple years ago, we’ve been working on driving Interoperability scenarios that enable various developers to harness the power of the Windows Azure cloud platform. In parallel, we’ve supported interoperability projects, in particular on PHP and Drupal, in which the focus is showing how to simply bridge different technologies,…

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Open Data Protocol (OData) .NET Framework Client Library – Source Code Available under Apache 2.0 license

Microsoft has just released the source code of the .NET Framework Client Libraries for OData. The source code is under the Apache 2.0 license and available for download on Codeplex: http://odata.codeplex.com  From Microsoft’s OData/WCF Data Service Team blog: “This release represents the OData team’s continued commitment to the OData protocol and the ecosystem that has…

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Microsoft on Open Source, OData, the Web and the Cloud at OSBC

Microsoft was once again at the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) held at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco on March 17-18, 2010. As  Platinum Sponsors, there was good presence by quite a few softies at the event, as attendees and delivering sessions. Stuart McKee, Microsoft’s National Technology Officer for the United States, delivered a…

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OData interoperability with .NET, Java, PHP, iPhone and more

Wouldn’t that be cool to have more ways to unlock your data and free it from applications silos? Today at MIX10, we presented about how Open Data Protocol (OData) can contribute to a more programmable web through demos consuming a Netflix OData feed in various scenarios. We also announced a series of new and updated…

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