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Beginner's Guide to WCF Data Services

This page contains resources to help developers get up to speed with WCF Data Services. For more resources see the Resources & Community page.

Creating the OData Server

Getting Started With OData Part 1: Building an OData Service from a relational database

Building an OData Service (Part I)

  • Learn the basics of building a WCF Data Service from data in a relational database
Getting Started With OData Part 2: Building an OData Service from Any Data Source

Building an OData Service (Part II)

  • Learn the basics of creating a WCF Data Service from data not stored in a database

Consuming OData

Consuming OData using .NET Consuming OData using .NET Consuming OData using jQuery Consuming OData using jQuery
    
Consuming OData with Silverlight Consuming OData using Silverlight Consuming OData using Windows Phone 7 Consuming OData using Windows Phone 7
    
Consuming OData with PHP Consuming OData using PHP Consuming OData using Objective-C Consuming OData using Objective C

 

 

Make WCF Data Services Better

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More Resources

WCF Data Services Team Blog

Read new content from the team every week!

OData.org

Learn about – and contribute to – the OData protocol

Hands-on Labs

Quickly evaluate or learn about WCF Data Services with these hands-on labs.

Connect Connect

Submit bugs for WCF Data Services

MSDN Magazine MSDN Magazine

Read in-depth articles on WCF Data Services

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