What is OData

Posted by Tushar Bedekar

Introduction : 

OData (Open Data Protocol) is a term that we frequently hear nowadays while dealing with sap Fiori and sap UI 5 applications. I
t is being used in other places also. It is one of the transmission control protocol which is an OASIS standard that defines a set of building and consuming RESTFUL API`s ( Application Programming Interface ).

An Open Protocol to allow the creation and consumption of queryable and interoperable API`s in a simple and standard way.

OData helps you focus on your business logic while building RESTful APIs without having to worry about the various approaches to define request and response headers, status codes, HTTP methods, URL conventions, media types, payload formats, query options, etc. OData also provides guidance for tracking changes, defining functions/actions for reusable procedures, and sending asynchronous/batch requests.
An open protocol to allow the creation and consumption of queryable and interoperable RESTful APIs in a simple and standard way.

An open protocol to allow the creation and consumption of queryable and interoperable RESTful APIs in a simple and standard way. 
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