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Querying WCF endpoints using Web API

In previous versions of the Web API, you could query your REST endpoints that exposed an IQueryable<T> server-side, kinda “Linq to WCF” as @gblock said. This was immensely useful and an important driver (among others) for me to move away from Astoria ADO.NET Data Services. That functionality is gone now (vote to get it back!).

So I was wondering how to bring it back. Would I need to refactor the monstrous (as in big, not ugly) OData client source to reuse just the Uri query translator? This started to look like a daunting task....

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Published Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:48 PM by Daniel Cazzulino
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