Async extension methods for OData Windows 8 client library

If you’re writing Windows Store applications and want to use the async goodness that the platform allows with your OData client applications, take a look at these extension methods that allow you to use the await and async keywords in your apps. Some useful links WCF Data Services Tools for Windows Store Apps RC Visual…

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Implementing Server-side Sorting/Paging for OData feeds in Silverlight Controls ( DataGrid, DataPager, DataForm )

Download sample application and source here This blog post was written almost a year ago, but lethargy and constant revision has made me realize that good blog posts are hard to write. Background Nuts and Bolts Using this in your applications: Vote to get these features in the DataServiceCollection<TEntity> type Background When the DataGrid shipped…

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Windows Phone OData sample application updated for July 2010 Beta release

With the latest release of the Windows Phone tools, the OData sample Netflix application has also been updated. Here is where you get the latest Windows Phone Tools :  Windows Phone Developer Tools Beta And here is where you get the latest OData sample application : ODataOnWinPhoneSample_July2010Beta.zip Original blog post here : Developing a Windows…

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Server Driven Paging II , Implementing a Smart Auto-Paging Enumerable

Download Sample Application What is this ? How do I use this in my applications ? Cool, I am also interested in learning how this was built 2. What is this ?          An “Auto-paging Enumerable” is an IEnumerable implementation that allows the application to         automatically fetch the next page of results if the…

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Server Driven Paging With WCF Data Services

Download Sample Application Server Side What is SDP ? Design notes Blog post , Channel 9 video Enabling SDP on the server. Setting Server-side paging limits in InitializeService. How to detect if a set is paged from the server-side. How QueryInterceptors affect the next link Uri. Navigating the next link Uri in the browser Client…

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ADO.NET Data Services : Efficient Error Handling across Application Tiers

While developing an application that spans multiple tiers , it is important that you be able to flow error information through the tiers without losing any context or details in the tiers. With ADO.NET Data Services , we have an error contract which guarantees that all errors thrown from the Data Service , wrapped inside…

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Using the ADO.NET Data Services Silverlight client library in x-domain and out of browser scenarios – II (Forms Authentication)

Click here to download sample application  Using the ADO.NET Data Services Silverlight client library in x-domain and out of browser scenarios – II (Forms Authentication) In this blog post, we will talk about using the Silverlight Client Library against a Data Service that is secured with Asp.Net Forms Authentication In short, the whole process of…

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Using the PHP Toolkit with ADO.NET Data Services

Setup PHP on your windows machine Setup the PHP Toolkit Setting up the PHP samples on IIS Running the sample ADO.NET Data Services PHP Sample Applications Walkthrough Setup PHP on your windows machine The following steps show you how to setup your windows machine to host PHP applications. We will be talking about hosting the…

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Silverlight toolkit with ADO.NET Data services , Master-Details with Accordion

Download the sample Silverlight project here : About the Silverlight toolkit  , From their Codeplex page : http://silverlight.codeplex.com/ “The Silverlight Toolkit is a collection of Silverlight controls, components and utilities made available outside the normal Silverlight release cycle” In the first of a series I am planning , we will talk about how to achieve…

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Set Based Operations in Ado.net Data Services Part II

As an extension to the last blog post dealing with Set based filter operations in our client library ,we will introduce support for the specifying method calls in the filter expression.What does this achieve ?Currently , the IsIn operator only supports an equality comparision. With support for Method Calls , you can now select entities…

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