WCF Data Services Resources

WCF Data Services introductory topics can be found in the following locations. Many of these topics also contain links to related topics that contain more detailed information.

External Resources

The following external resources provide additional information and support for creating WCF Data Services applications that expose and consume OData feeds.

  • OData SDK
    Contains sample services, samples, and programming libraries that enable you to work with OData feeds.
  • OData Blog
    Blog that contains discussions about OData programming.
  • Using Microsoft WCF Data Services
    A white paper that provides additional information and examples for creating data services and accessing data services in client applications.
  • The Entity-Relationship Model: Toward a Unified View of Data by Peter Pin-Shan Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Describes the basis for the entity-relational model that is implemented by WCF Data Services. Written in 1976, this is one of the most frequently cited papers in the computer field.

See Also


Getting Started with WCF Data Services