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WCF Data Service – OData 1 Year Later

A year ago I began a new project and we investigated what frameworks and tools to use. OData promised a simple and stanardized RESTful interface for CRUD operations. It leveraged many widely used and standard web technologies such as ATOM, … Continue reading

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Service Architecture: DRY vs SRP Principles

When building n-tiered services, the Single Responsibility Principle (SRP) appears to violate the Don’t-Repeat-Yourself (DRY) Principle. This can best be seen when comparing an OData/Entity-Framework service and a more traditional service. Traditional Service In a traditional service, to expose a … Continue reading

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