• .NET Mobile

    Codeless OData Binding for Telerik's Scheduler Control ASP.NET AJAX

    In the previous series of OData binding related posts we introduced OData support for our Grid, ListView and navigation controls. Well, it is time for a new control to utilize such binding. I am happy to announce that forth from Q2 2012 one can easily bind the Telerik's ASP.NET Ajax Scheduler to OData exposed feed using simple markup. Why OData One may ask why OData when it is possible to expose AppointmentData objects via simple ASMX/WCF service and have the Scheduler directly bound? Well, the OData binding gives you the freedom to bind against any JSON structure, as long as the core scheduler Data...
    February 27, 2012
  • .NET Mobile

    OData Binding for Navigation Controls (ASP.NET AJAX)

    Nowadays, it is more and more common for web developers to utilize RESTfull like services in their projects. There is nothing surprising in that, since in the nature of REST is to provide uniform interface to access the data. One may ask, what uniform means at all? Well simply said, all operations have the same meaning across all the resources they can act on. OData in turn, is a protocol that exposes your data to the web in a simple, RESTlike manner. A consumer can query the data via set of URL parameters and receive a response in the JSON format, which is native...
    November 25, 2011