WCF Data Services 5.2.0 Released

We’re pleased to announce that today we are releasing NuGet packages and a tools installer for WCF Data Services 5.2.0. As mentioned in the prerelease blog post, this release brings in the UriParser from ODataLib Contrib and contains a few bug fixes. Bug Fixes This release contains the following noteworthy bug fixes: Fixes an issue…


WCF Data Services 5.2.0-rc1 Prerelease

A couple of days ago we posted a new set of NuGet packages and today we posted a new tools installer for WCF Data Services 5.2.0-rc1. This prerelease integrates the UriParser from ODataLib Contrib and fixes a few bugs. What is in the prerelease This prerelease contains the following noteworthy bug fixes: Fixes an issue…


OData Client Tools for Windows Phone Apps Now Available

Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone SDK 8.0 were just announced and we are pleased to announce that OData Client Tools for Windows Phone 8 is also now available from the download center. OData Client Tools for Windows Phone 8 brings OData V3 support to the Windows Phone platform. This release enables you to consume…


Important: Security Advisory 2749655 affects WCF DS

What is the advisory? Microsoft just released Security Advisory 2749655, which addresses “an issue involving specific digital certificates that were generated by Microsoft without the proper timestamp attributes.” If you are using WCF Data Services 5.0.1 or have previously installed the WCF Data Services MSI from the download center, you may run into this issue….


WCF Data Service 5.1.0-rc2 Released

Today we are releasing refreshed NuGet packages as well as an installer for WCF Data Services 5.1.0-rc2. This RC is very close to complete. We do still have a few optimizations to make in the payload, but this RC is very representative of the final product. The RC introduces several new features: JSON Light The…


WCF Data Service 5.0.2 Released

We’re happy to announce the release of WCF Data Services 5.0.2. What’s in this release This release contains a number of bug fixes: Fixes NuGet packages to have explicit version dependencies Fixes a bug where WCF Data Services client did not send the correct DataServiceVersion header when following a nextlink Fixes a bug where projections…


OData 101: Bin deploying WCF Data Services

TL;DR: If you’re bin-deploying WCF Data Services you need to make sure that the .svc file contains the right version string (or no version string). The idea for this post originated from an email I received yesterday. The author of the email, George Tsiokos (@gtsiokos), complained of a bug where updating from WCF Data Services…


OData 101: Using the [NotMapped] attribute to exclude Enum properties

TL;DR: OData does not currently support enum types, and WCF Data Services throws an unclear exception when using the EF provider with a model that has an enum property. Mark the property with a [NotMapped] attribute to get around this limitation. In today’s OData 101, we’ll take a look at a problem you might run…