Understanding and Using OData – Analysing OData Feeds (3 of 4)

This article is part of a series: Understanding and Using OData (1 of 4) OData Publication (2 of 4) Analysing OData Feeds (3 of 4) – This article Creating a Windows Phone 7 OData Client Application (4 of 4) Hopefully these articles will show you how to produce and publish an OData Feed, Create relationships…


Understanding and Using OData – OData Publication (2 of 4)

This article is part of a series: Understanding and Using OData (1 of 4) OData Publication (2 of 4) – This article Analysing OData Feeds (3 of 4) Creating a Windows Phone 7 OData Client Application (4 of 4) Hopefully these articles will show you how to produce and publish an OData Feed, Create relationships…


Understanding and Using OData (1 of 4)

The first time I came across the Open Data Protocol (OData) was an article about Project Astoria by Pablo Castro in The Architecture Journal back in 2007.  At the time I thought that it was probably just another peripheral technology that I *had to* understand in my role as an architect.  Now the technology is…


Using Microsoft Dallas as a data source for a Drupal Module

As I get more and more familiar with the Azure platform, one thing that strikes me more than anything else is that Azure is is not an all or nothing thing.  You can use the Azure platform as a component of your overall solution, or you can take advantage of individual services provided by the…


Ruby on Rails on Windows Azure with SQL Azure

I was recently talking to a customer about the possibility of moving a web site from Linux to Windows Azure. The hosting costs of the application are not excessive, and the customer is happy with the service received. Nevertheless they were very interested in exploring the hosting costs and potential future benefits of the Windows…