New WCF Data Services Release

WCF Data Services 5.0 for OData v3 is out today. Read all about it here, and get it while it’s hot. Actions, geospatial support, and an assortment of other goodies, not the least of which is support for Any and All operators. This restriction has been around for a long time, and it’s great to…

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datajs version 1.0.2 released

A new release of datajs with a minor update is available today, version 1.0.2. The most significant change is support for high-precision DateTime values, which incidentally means that Azure Table Storage feeds are now better supported. Get it while it’s hot and enjoy!

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Server-side paging in OData with datajs

I haven’t posted for a while and it seems to be an effective method to get others to do so. 🙂 Today, I’m happy to point you to Client side paging of Server Paged OData Entity Sets using datajs. Lohith does a good and detailed job at explaining what server-side pagination looks and how to…

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datajs at DevCon5

Later this week I’ll be speaking at DevCon5 in New York. We’ll look at how the browser landscape is evolving and where it’s going, and present some of the work we’ve done in layering conventions over REST in producing OData, as well as the work we’ve been doing in datajs to leverage the increase in…

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datajs 0.0.4 is out - very important release!

So, as per yesterday’s announcement, datajs 0.0.4 is out. Go get it while it’s fresh! An important thing that’s worth remarking is this is the last planned release before version 1.0.0. We don’t have plans to add any new features or change the API for the next release. Right now we’re considering whether there’s anything else…

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Network capture with Internet Explorer

Here is a handy video showing how you can quickly try something out with datajs and get a network capture (even if you don’t have a functioning website!). Of course it’s easier if you do, simply enable capturing and run your repro steps through your app. You can download the video here. Enjoy! [Video]

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Netflix + OData + datajs sample released

Check out the sample and code walkthrough at http://kashyapas.com/2011/05/releasing-netflix-catalog-using-htmlodatadatajsjquery/. Some highlights: All the app components run in the browser! Clever use of the datajs cache – those values aren’t changing anytime soon, and it definitely speeds things up to avoid round-trips. Nice way of reducing the page startup time. Templates are stored as plain text…

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Supporting JSONP callbacks in WCF Data Services

By default, WCF Data Services does not support the $format and $callback options to support JSONP. If you’re using datajs to access a service and have set the enableJsonpCallback flag to true but you’re seeing an error on the response that looks like “The query parameter ‘$callback’ begins with a system-reserved ‘$’ character but is…

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OData and TFS and yes, CodePlex

The beta of the OData Service for Team Foundation Service 2010 was announced yesterday, and of course as a TFS user I find this tremendously exciting. TFS ends up having a lot of data about my day-to-day work, and now thanks to OData it’s easily unlocked and programmable! For extra awesome points, there is a…

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Live datajs sample showing OData.read

Brought to you by Taggart Software Consulting, available at http://blog.ctaggart.com/2011/04/odata-from-javascript-netflix-genres.html anywhere browsers are run… Enjoy!

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