Announcing the Release of Web API OData 5.3

The NuGet packages for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3 are now live on the NuGet gallery! Download this release You can install or update the NuGet packages for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3 using the NuGet Package Manager Console, like this: Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.OData -Version 5.3.0 Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.WebApi.OData -Version 5.3.0 What’s in this release? This release… Read more

Announcing the Release Candidates for Web API OData 5.3

The release candidate NuGet packages for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3 are now live on the NuGet gallery! Download this release You can install or update the release candidate NuGet packages for ASP.NET Web API OData 5.3 using the NuGet Package Manager Console, like this: Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.OData -Version 5.3.0-rc -Pre Install-Package Microsoft.AspNet.WebApi.OData -Version 5.3.0-rc -Pre… Read more

Introducing batch support in Web API and Web API OData

With the release of Microsoft ASP.NET Web API 2 OData, we have introduced support for batching requests. Batching is a web API feature that allows a customer to pack several API requests and send them to the web API service in one HTTP request and receive a single HTTP response with the response to all… Read more

Introducing $select and $expand support in Web API OData

Last week Microsoft released the preview of Visual Studio 2013, and along with it came the ASP.NET and Web Tools for Visual Studio 2013 Preview. In this new release, we are expanding the OData support in Web API to include support for $select and $expand, two of the most popular OData query operators. In this blog post we’ll cover the… Read more

Translating OData queries to HQL

AspNet Web API OData makes it really simple to expose your IQueryable backend to be queried using the OData query syntax. Check out some samples here. If you are building using Entity Framework as your ORM (object-relational mapping) to talk to your database or just store all your data in-memory(Linq2Objects), you are in a good… Read more