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Pro SharePoint 2013 App Development by Steve Wright

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CHAPTER 7

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Web Services with REST and OData

In Chapter 5, we learned how to use the SharePoint 2013 Client-Side Object Model (CSOM) to access SharePoint data from client applications and remote web servers. We will now use another style of interface to accomplish the same tasks using the SharePoint 2013 REST API. In this chapter, we will go over the following points:

  • How the SharePoint 2013 REST web service interface allows us to access SharePoint from a client application without the need to include custom libraries or code modules.
  • The roles played by the various components that make up a SharePoint REST request and how these components map ...

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