O'Reilly logo

Azure in Action by Brian Prince, Chris Hay

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 12. Working with the Table service REST API

This chapter covers

  • Introducing the StorageClient library and REST API
  • Understanding how to effectively modify data
  • Querying the Table service

In the previous chapter, we looked at how to get started with the Table service using the StorageClient library and the WCF Data Services client. In this chapter, we’ll look at the underlying REST API to gain a better understanding of the communication between applications and the Table service.

WCF Data Services is an implementation of the OData protocol. OData defines how to work with and exchange data over REST-based services. The Table service implements OData, and the StorageClient library acts as a WCF Data Services client. Even with these layers ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required