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:
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=18.104.22.168, 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……:)