Sharing Data with OData

  • Tim Leung

Abstract

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:

Keywords

External Data Query Operator Service Reference External Data Source Travel Advisory 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Supplementary material

978-1-4842-0766-6_15_MOESM1_ESM.zip (85.5 mb)
Chapter15 (zip 87,513 kb)

Copyright information

© Tim Leung 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Leung
    • 1
  1. 1.BerkshireUK

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