The articles and tutorials in this section are designed to get you up and running with Data Abstract for .NET as quickly as possible. You should really become comfortable with all the concepts and techniques explained in this section before using any of the other Data Abstract documentation.
You should really read this article before anything else. It will help you get to grips with the core concepts behind Data Abstract for .NET.
ToDo List Tutorial
This tutorial walks you through developing a simple ToDo list application in .NET. By the end of the tutorial you would have covered all the basic fundamentals of Data Abstract.
Stepping Through creating a new Project
The New Project Wizard article will take you through the steps and details of the new project template wizard that we provide for Visual Studio. With it you can quickly create new solutions1 from a client application connecting to an instance of Relativity, to a client connecting to a custom Data Abstract server, a new client and custom server, and finally a two-tier (client/server) solution.
The Client Project Generated by the Data Abstract New Project Wizard
Data Abstract for .NET supports publishing data using the OData standard in both custom Data Abstract servers and in the Relativity server.
- OData Publishing gives an overview of OData publishing and Data Abstract's support of it.
- How to enable OData access in Data Abstract steps you through what you need to do to enable OData in both custom servers and in Relativity
Data Abstract and ASP.NET MVC
The Data Abstract and ASP.NET MVC article demonstrates how quick and easy it is to create ASP.NET MVC website that can display, edit, view and delete data provided by a Data Abstract class library which is hidden behind a data provider interface.
Note the project solutions available depends on whether you are using the regular or the server edition of Data Abstract for .NET ↩