My two-hundred-and-fifth podcast is up. Astoria, ADO.NET Data Services and OData - what's the difference and the real story? How does OData work and when should I use it? When do I use OData and when do I use WCF? Scott gets the scoop from the architect himself, Pablo Castro.
This week at Mix, OData.org was launched. There are currently consumer libraries like :
- Windows Phone 7 Series
- iPhone (Objective C)
Jon Galloway have even updated NerdDinner with its own OData feed that you can query! I like using LINQPad to query OData, but you can also use Excel and PowerPivot, do it online with the Silverlight-based OData Explorer or the Sesame OData Browser or just try it from your browser's address bar. Also, try querying Netflix! I'll be posting interesting OData code samples and Jon and I will be updating NerdDinner in the coming week or two.
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