Lessons learnt building the Windows Phone OData browser

One of the reasons for re-building the OData browser for Windows Phone was to experience first hand the issues our developers face when writing an app for the marketplace that uses the client library my team produces. This blog post describes what I learnt as a developer on the OData browser and what feedback the…

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OData Browser for Windows Phone 7

Since the company got me a Windows Phone 7 device and also paid for my developer account, I feel obligated to put an application for the market place out there. Hence. we have the OData browser for Windows Phone 7 . I am currently testing with a couple of brave beta testers and will be…

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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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T4 templates for WCF Data Services, Part -I

Click here to download sample application As part of a series of blog posts about how to enhance the WCF Data Services development experience, I will be releasing some of the T4 templates that I use for generating common code. In this post, I will talk about augmenting the Server-side WCF Data Service by generating…

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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 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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A Checklist for OData Feed publishers

Here’s a minimal checklist to make sure your OData Service is available to a maximum number of clients and very functional out of the box . I’ll add more items to this list as we go along. Allow Silverlight clients to access your data. Silverlight applications running on a domain other than the one the…

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Building SL3 applications using OData client Library with Vs 2010 RC

So , here you are trying to build an awesome OData client application in SL3 using the V.S 2010 RC’s just as amazing Multi-targeting support for Silverlight applications. You’ve downloaded the SL3 CTP3 assembly from here and unzipped the System.Data.Services.Client.dll file to a local folder c:\temp\SL3_CTP3_OData_Client ( your folder may vary ). Using a V2…

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Issues building the OData Explorer sources

When we put out the sources for the OData Explorer on the OData.org site , we broke something in the sources which prevent them from building on your machine. We will be updating  the  sources on the OData SDK link quickly once the work week begins . In the meantime , here are the four…

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