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Project Description
An 'OData Explorer' PowerShell application designed to allow ad-hoc browsing of OData Services using the command line or GUI using WPK from the Microsoft PowerShell Pack

This is based on the OData Sliverlight Explorer found HERE.
  • The Open Data Protocol (OData) is a Web protocol for querying and updating data that provides a way to unlock your data and free it from silos that exist in applications today.
  • Microsoft PowerShell Pack Windows PowerShell Pack contains 10 modules to help supercharge your Windows PowerShell scripting.

Check out the Podcast on RunAs Radio

Doug Finke on the OData PowerShell Explorer

How To Run

  • Download
  • Unzip
  • Run PowerShell
    • Make sure it runs with the -STA option so the GUI loads
    • The -STA switch is not needed to work with services at the console level
  • Change directory to where you unzipped the contents
  • Run .\View-OData.ps1

OData PowerShell Explorer - GUI using WPK


OData PowerShell Explorer - Command Line

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Convert an OData feed to Comma Separated Values

people - csv.gif


  • Revisit how the drill down capabilities are composed with New-Module
  • Add New/Remove buttons for datasources

Last edited Aug 25, 2010 at 2:20 PM by dfinke, version 18