When you're developing an application or customization using SData for SalesLogix, the fewer trips you make to the server the better. Moving data back and forth across the wire will always be the biggest bottleneck in your code, so making use of nested payloads will save you some trips by bringing all the data you're after back in one pass.
In this fourth post in the SalesLogix SData series, I will introduce how to write queries for SalesLogix SData and will point to a useful resource as you get started, or more comfortable with SData. View the SalesLogix SData Developer series index SData Query Language Be sure to first take a look at my last […]
Chances are, if you work or use SalesLogix (or any Sage product) you've heard of SData by now. SData is a basically a web enabled API for SalesLogix allowing you to interact with SalesLogix data from an external application or website. The great thing about SData is that it is a specification that is implemented via RESTful web services. This means you're not limited to using SData with a particular technology (such as exclusively via .NE...
I announced a while ago that we will be offering some public developer training classes for SalesLogix Web. We will be making some changes to the class outline I posted earlier.
An introduction to the RESTful web services layer coming in the SalesLogix 7.5 "Sahara" release, discussing the SData protocol for URL addressable resources and result format types.