Learn WP7 Development in 31 Days – Day 27 – Working with Consuming an ODATA Service in WP7 - by @f5Debug
In this article we are going to see how to consume a ODATA service in Windows Phone 7 application. ODATA is Open Data Protocol is an entity model used to access data as a REST service, which can be used to execute queries and to create, update and delete data on to the remote data service. ODATA service allows the consumers to query the data over the http protocol and retrieve the result in a plain XML format. Normally a mobile application development requires data that are available as a service which can be consumed and use on demand, where the ODATA Service plays a major role. We have variety of ODATA services that are available in market, rather we can create our ODATA service which can also be consumes as a WCF Data Services.
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