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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services by Kenny Saelen, Klaas Deforche

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The OData query service

The last system service we will discuss is the OData query service. This service exposes data from Microsoft Dynamics AX using the Open Data Protocol (OData). This is a web protocol for querying and updating data, although Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 currently only supports querying data.

The records that result from this querying are published as entries in an Atom feed. Atom is a web feed probably best known as being used for subscribing to updates from websites such as blogs. Atom is similar to the better known RSS but standardized, which makes it the obvious choice over RSS. OData also supports JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) as an alternative to Atom, but that is not supported by Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

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