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WCF Data Services Server


Fully-featured server API for responding to OData queries and consuming/producing OData payloads. Supports OData v3. Targets .NET 4.0 or Silverlight 4.0. Localized for CHS, CHT, DEU, ESN, FRA, ITA, JPN, KOR and RUS.

To install WCF Data Services Server, run the following command in the Package Manager Console

Install-Package Microsoft.Data.Services -Version 5.3.0

Release Notes

What's new in this release:

Instance annotations on feeds and entries (JSON only)
Instance annotations are an extensibility feature in OData feeds that allow OData requests and responses to be marked up with annotations that target feeds, single entities (entries), properties, etc. WCF Data Services 5.3.0 supports instance annotations in JSON payloads. Support for instance annotations in Atom payloads is forthcoming.

Action Binding Parameter Overloads
The OData specification allows actions with the same name to be bound to multiple different types. WCF Data Services 5.3 enables actions for different types to have the same name (for instance, both a Folder and a File may have a Rename action). This new support includes both serialization of actions with the same name as well as resolution of an action’s binding parameter using the new IDataServiceActionResolver interface.

Modification of the Request URL
For scenarios where it is desirable to modify request URLs before the request is processed, WCF Data Services 5.3 adds support for modifying the request URL in the OnStartProcessingRequest method. Service authors can modify both the request URL as well as URLs for the various parts of a batch request.

This release also contains the following noteworthy bug fixes:
- Fixes an issue where code gen produces invalid code in VB
- Fixes an issue where code gen fails when the Precision facet is set on spatial and time properties
- Fixes an issue where code gen was incorrectly generating the INotifyPropertyChanged code for subtypes in different namespaces
- Fixes an issue where odata.type was not written consistently in fullmetadata mode for JSON
- Fixes an issue where a valid form of Edm.DateTime could not be parsed
- Fixes an issue where the WCF DS client would not send type names for open properties on insert/update
- Fixes an issue where the client Execute() method would fail for a particular payload with DataServiceVersion=1.0
- Fixes an issue where type information was omitted in JSON fullmetadata payloads
- Fixes an issue where open property type information was omitted in JSON update/insert requests
- Fixes an issue where it was not possible to navigate relationships on entities with multi-part keys



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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
WCF Data Services... 5.8.0 1,361 Monday, October 31, 2016
WCF Data Services... 5.8.0-beta 240 Friday, September 30, 2016
WCF Data Services... 5.7.0 63,387 Friday, November 20, 2015
WCF Data Services... 5.7.0-rc 360 Friday, October 30, 2015
WCF Data Services... 5.7.0-beta 1,160 Thursday, September 10, 2015
WCF Data Services... 5.6.5-beta 10,491 Friday, June 26, 2015
WCF Data Services... 5.6.4 55,082 Monday, March 30, 2015
WCF Data Services... 5.6.3 22,747 Tuesday, October 21, 2014
WCF Data Services... 5.6.2 30,700 Monday, August 4, 2014
WCF Data Services... 5.6.1 25,365 Tuesday, February 25, 2014
WCF Data Services... 5.6.0 91,981 Friday, August 16, 2013
WCF Data Services... 5.6.0-rc1 309 Tuesday, July 30, 2013
WCF Data Services... 5.6.0-alpha1 473 Saturday, June 29, 2013
WCF Data Services... 5.5.0 14,097 Thursday, May 30, 2013
WCF Data Services... 5.5.0-rc1 305 Tuesday, May 14, 2013
WCF Data Services... 5.5.0-alpha2 269 Friday, April 26, 2013
WCF Data Services... 5.5.0-alpha1 209 Tuesday, April 9, 2013
WCF Data Services... 5.4.0 7,234 Tuesday, April 2, 2013
WCF Data Services... 5.4.0-rc1 254 Tuesday, March 19, 2013
WCF Data Services... 5.3.0 (this version) 5,806 Monday, February 18, 2013
WCF Data Services... 5.3.0-rc1 713 Thursday, January 31, 2013
WCF Data Services... 5.2.0 7,810 Monday, December 17, 2012
WCF Data Services... 5.2.0-rc1 288 Monday, December 3, 2012
WCF Data Services... 5.1.0 7,597 Wednesday, November 7, 2012
WCF Data Services... 5.1.0-rc2 814 Friday, September 21, 2012
WCF Data Services... 5.1.0-rc1 933 Wednesday, July 11, 2012
WCF Data Services... 5.0.2 11,869 Wednesday, August 29, 2012
WCF Data Services... 5.0.2-rc 197 Wednesday, August 15, 2012
WCF Data Services... 5.0.1 4,145 Friday, May 18, 2012
WCF Data Services... 5.0.1-rc 345 Tuesday, May 8, 2012
WCF Data Services... 5,797 Wednesday, April 11, 2012