Software Architecture-Sharepoint Server 2010-First try with RESTFULL service – ListData.svc

First try with Sharepoint RESTFULL service.

Sharepoint expose few RESTFUL services, one of them is ListData.svc service that returns a standard Atom service document that describes collections of information that are available in the SharePoint Server site.
Normally, URL for RESTFULL service is as:
Such as:

When I, for the first time tried to access service, I got following error as:

Could not load type 'System.Data.Services.Providers.IDataServiceUpdateProvider' from assembly 'System.Data.Services, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089'.

While googling about it, I came to know that it is a well known error and Web is full of its references.
Solution is to install ADO.NET Data Services Update for .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 located at:
After install, restart of machine, I browsed the service successfully and output was as below:

That was my first encounter with Sharepoint RESTFULL Service……:)


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