Sharing Data with OData

  • Tim Leung


With LightSwitch, there are many ways for you to connect to external data. You can do this through the Add Data Source dialog, and for non-standard data sources, you can create your own RIA service. OData (Open Data Protocol) provides yet another choice. While other data-access methods allow you to connect to data sources, the added benefit of OData is that you can use it to view and update LightSwitch data from applications outside of LightSwitch. In this chapter, I’ll show you how to do the following:


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Leung
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  1. 1.BerkshireUK

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