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OData: Why use the Open Data Protocol?

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If you know what this open data protocol is you might be wondering why you should use it to expose your data over the web. This video gives you an overview of the main benefits of using the open data protocol or OData.

By painting the picture of the current status of most web Web API's a problem surfaces that the OData protocol solves.

Some usefull links to get you going with OData:

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