Client-side Templating with JSON, oData and Angular

Myself and fellow MVPs Alex Klok, Angel Puntero and Mihai Cadariu came up with an open source framework for Client-side templating during the recent MVP retreat in Portugal. Apart from giving us the chance to mess around with some fairly new technology I like to think that we were putting some solid thought into an area that I expect to see more and more traction in Tridion implementations in the coming couple of years. 

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Content Delivery Web Service (OData) Fundamentals – It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

To me, OData is simply the Broker API exposed as a web service – at least the most popular functionality of the original Broker API.  This is useful if your website is not .NET or Java based (PHP for instance), or if the app that needs to pull content across the internet or via AJAX, or for some other reason where database calls to the Broker are restricted.  In this tutorial I cover getting started with OData and also dive into some of the more advanced query string operations.

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