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  • Blog Post: Problem Calling POST Service Operations Using the WCF Data Services 5.6.0 Client for Windows Store apps

    For quite a while I have been sending POST requests to invoke service operations, as I detailed in an earlier post Calling Service Operations Using POST . Since this post was from the pre-WCF Data Services 5.0 days, I was using HttpWebRequest to send the request as POST support for service operations...
  • Blog Post: More on the New OData T4 Template: Service Operations

    I’ve long missed support for calling service operations by using the proxy client code-generated by WCF Data Services, and I’ve described some workarounds in the post Calling Service Operations from the WCF Data Services Client . This is why I was excited to discover that the new T4 template...
  • Blog Post: EF 4.1 Code First and WCF Data Services Part 2: Service Operation Considerations

    Note: The information provided in this post is now maintained in the TechNet Wiki topic: Using Entity Framework 4.1 Code First with WCF Data Services . In my previous post ( Entity Framework 4.1: Code First and WCF Data Services ), I demonstrated how to use the strongly-typed DbContext from...
  • Blog Post: Uploading Data to a Service Operation

    When you upload data using HTTP, you typically include the data being uploaded in the body of the POST request. However, service operations in the Open Data Protocol (OData) work a bit differently, in that input to a service operation may only be passed to the service operation by using parameters. Consider...
  • Blog Post: Calling Service Operations Using POST

    As you may know, OData enables you to define service operations that can be invoked by using either GET or POST requests. The topic Service Operations (WCF Data Services) shows how to define both kinds of service operations using WCF Data Services. Consider the following POST service operation that returns...
  • Blog Post: Calling Service Operations from the WCF Data Services Client

    There seems to be a bit of confusion around the support for and usage of OData service operations in the WCF Data Services client library . Service operations are exposed in the data service metadata returned by an OData service. (If you have no idea what I am talking about, read the topic Service Operations...
  • Blog Post: When Should I Version My OData Service?

    While researching an answer a forum post on versioning, I was digging into one of the v1 product specs and found a couple of very useful logical flowcharts that describe how to handle data service versioning scenarios. Sadly, this information has yet to make it into the documentation. I will do my best...
  • Blog Post: Handling Service Operation Exceptions

    The guidance from this post has been added to the WCF Data Services Service Operations topic . In responding to a customer post on the WCF Data Services forum, I ran across an interesting behavior when raising exceptions in a service operation. When creating a data service, you are supposed...
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