OData is an open data protocol to allow the creation and consumption of queryable and interoperable REST APIs so we can interact with a data source through the Internet using simple HTTP requests, almost as if it were a local database. We will use the OData type provider to first explore the OData data from a particular source.
We will set up our F# script file by referencing the proper OData and type provider assemblies:
#r "FSharp.Data.TypeProviders" #r "System.Data.Services.Client.dll" open System open System.Linq open System.Data open Microsoft.FSharp.Data.TypeProviders
For this sample, we ...