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Restlet Extension for OData

Enables Java developers to interoperate with .NET through REST using the Open Data (OData) protocol specification

Project Detail

The Restlet Extension for OData is part of the Restlet open source project (www.restlet.org), a lightweight REST framework for Java. This Restlet Extention makes it easier for Java developers to take advantage of the Open Data (OData) protocol, initially developed by Microsoft with WCF Data Services, a set of features that are part of the .NET Framework. WCF Data Services offer a simple way to expose any sort of data in a RESTful way and is also available with Window Azure and many other technologies (see www.odata.org for a full list). The Restlet Extension for OData provides a high-level client Application Programming Interface (API) that extends the Restlet framework and give access to remote OData Services.
The extension contains a code generator that creates proxy classes based on the metadata exposed by the OData Services and a runtime library that takes care of the communication between the Java client application and the OData Services.

Technologies

Java;REST;OData;.NET Framework; WCF Data Services; Windows Azure

Contributors

Microsoft
Noelios


Architecture

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