Insert and Update Data From SharePoint List Using OData Service

Introduction

 

Today, in this article let's play around with one of the interesting and most useful concepts in OData.

Question: What is insert data from SharePoint list using OData Service?
 

In simple terms "It provides the ability to insert data with the help of data services from SharePoint list". 

Step 1: Create a new custom list on the SharePoint site
 

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Step 2: Browse the OData Service .svc on SharePoint

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Step 3: Create a new web application

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Step 4: Add a service reference to the newly created web application

 

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Step 5: The complete code of WebForm1.aspx looks like this:

 

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="WebForm1.aspx.cs" Inherits="InsertODataSPApp.WebForm1" %>

 

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

<head id="Head1" runat="server">

    <title></title>

</head>

<body>

    <form id="form1" runat="server">

    <div>

        <center>

            <table>

                <tr>

                    <td>

                        <asp:Label ID="Label1" runat="server" Text="Insert Data into SharePoint List using OData Service"

                            Font-Bold="true"></asp:Label>

                    </td>

                </tr>

            </table>

            <br />

            <br />

            <table>

                <tr>

                    <td>

                        <asp:Label ID="Label2" runat="server" Text="Please Enter FirstName: " ForeColor="Brown"

                            Font-Bold="true" Font-Italic="true"></asp:Label>

                    </td>

                    <td>

                        <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>

                    </td>

                </tr>

                <tr>

                    <td>

                        <asp:Label ID="Label3" runat="server" Text="Please Enter LastName: " ForeColor="Brown"

                            Font-Bold="true" Font-Italic="true"></asp:Label>

                    </td>

                    <td>

                        <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox2" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>

                    </td>

                </tr>

                <tr>

                    <td>

                        <asp:Label ID="Label4" runat="server" Text="Please Enter Age: " ForeColor="Brown"

                            Font-Bold="true" Font-Italic="true"></asp:Label>

                    </td>

                    <td>

                        <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox3" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>

                    </td>

                </tr>

                <tr>

                    <td colspan="2" align="center">

                        <asp:Button ID="Button1" runat="server" Text="Insert Data" OnClick="Button1_Click"

                            BackColor="Orange" Font-Bold="true" /><br />

                        <br />

                    </td>

                </tr>

            </table>

            <br />

            <br />

            <table>

                <tr>

                    <td colspan="3">

                        <asp:Label ID="Label5" runat="server" Font-Bold="true"></asp:Label>

                    </td>

                </tr>

            </table>

        </center>

    </div>

    </form>

</body>

</html>


Step 6: The complete code of WebForm1.aspx.cs looks like this: 

 

using System;

using System.Collections.Generic;

using System.Linq;

using System.Web;

using System.Web.UI;

using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

using InsertODataSPApp.ServiceReference1;

namespace InsertODataSPApp

{

    public partial class WebForm1 : System.Web.UI.Page

    {

        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)

        {

        }

        protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

        {

            if (string.IsNullOrEmpty(TextBox1.Text) || string.IsNullOrEmpty(TextBox2.Text) || string.IsNullOrEmpty(TextBox3.Text))

            {

                Label5.Text = "Please Enter Some Values";

                Label5.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Red;

            }

            else

            {

                MainSiteDataContext objContext = new MainSiteDataContext(new Uri("http://win-kv3bo1rqqf7:24144/_vti_bin/ListData.svc"));

                objContext.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;

                objContext.AddToStudent(new StudentItem

                {

                    FirstName = TextBox1.Text, LastName = TextBox2.Text, Age = int.Parse(TextBox3.Text)

                }

                );

                objContext.SaveChanges();

                Label5.Text = "Record Inserted Successfully";

                Label5.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Green;

                TextBox1.Text = string.Empty;

                TextBox2.Text = string.Empty;

                TextBox3.Text = string.Empty;

            }

        }

    }

}

Step 7:
 The output of the application looks like this:

 

Output5.png

Step 8: The inserted data output of the application looks like this:
 

  Output6.png

Update Data from SharePoint List using OData Service

Introduction

Today, in this article let's play around with one of the interesting and most useful concepts in OData.

Question: What is update data from SharePoint list using OData Service?

In simple terms "It provides the ability to update data with the help of data services from SharePoint list".

Step 1: Create a new custom list on SharePoint site, as in:
 

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Step 2: Browse to the OData Service .svc on SharePoint, as in:

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Step 3: Create a new web application

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Step 4: Add up the service reference of the OData Service:
 

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Step 5: The complete code of WebForm1.aspx looks like this:

 

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="WebForm1.aspx.cs" Inherits="UpdateODataSPApp.WebForm1" %>

 

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

<head id="Head1" runat="server">

    <title></title>

</head>

<body>

    <form id="form1" runat="server">

    <center>

        <div>

            <table>

                <tr>

                    <td colspan="2">

                        <asp:Label ID="Label1" runat="server" Text="Update Data in SharePoint List with OData Service"

                            Font-Bold="true" Font-Size="Large" Font-Names="Verdana" ForeColor="Maroon"></asp:Label>

                    </td>

                </tr>

                <tr>

                    <td>

                        <asp:Label ID="Label6" runat="server" Text="Please Enter Student Id" Font-Size="Large"

                            Font-Names="Verdana" Font-Italic="true"></asp:Label>

                    </td>

                    <td>

                        <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox4" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>

                    </td>

                </tr>

                <tr>

                    <td>

                        <asp:Label ID="Label2" runat="server" Text="Please Enter FirstName" Font-Size="Large"

                            Font-Names="Verdana" Font-Italic="true"></asp:Label>

                    </td>

                    <td>

                        <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>

                    </td>

                </tr>

                <tr>

                    <td>

                        <asp:Label ID="Label3" runat="server" Text="Please Enter LastName" Font-Size="Large"

                            Font-Names="Verdana" Font-Italic="true"></asp:Label>

                    </td>

                    <td>

                        <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox2" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>

                    </td>

                </tr>

                <tr>

                    <td>

                        <asp:Label ID="Label4" runat="server" Text="Please Enter Age" Font-Size="Large" Font-Names="Verdana"

                            Font-Italic="true"></asp:Label>

                    </td>

                    <td>

                        <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox3" runat="server"></asp:TextBox>

                    </td>

                </tr>

                <tr>

                    <td colspan="2" align="center">

                        <asp:Button ID="Button2" runat="server" Text="Update List Data" Font-Names="Verdana"

                            Width="166px" BackColor="Orange" Font-Bold="True" OnClick="Button2_Click" />

                    </td>

                </tr>

                <tr>

                    <td colspan="2" align="center">

                        <asp:Label ID="Label5" runat="server" Font-Bold="true" Font-Names="Verdana" ForeColor="Maroon"></asp:Label>

                    </td>

                </tr>

            </table>

        </div>

    </center>

    </form>

</body>

</html>

 

Step 6: The complete code of WebForm1.aspx.cs looks like this:

 

using System;

using System.Collections.Generic;

using System.Linq;

using System.Web;

using System.Web.UI;

using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

using UpdateODataSPApp.ServiceReference1;

namespace UpdateODataSPApp

{

    public partial class WebForm1 : System.Web.UI.Page

    {

        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)

        {

        }

        protected void Button2_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

        {

            if (string.IsNullOrEmpty(TextBox1.Text) || string.IsNullOrEmpty(TextBox2.Text) || string.IsNullOrEmpty(TextBox3.Text) || string.IsNullOrEmpty(TextBox4.Text))

            {

                Label5.Text = "Please Enter Some Values";

                Label5.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Red;

            }

            else

            {

                MainSiteDataContext objContext = new MainSiteDataContext(new Uri("http://win-kv3bo1rqqf7:24144/_vti_bin/ListData.svc"));

                objContext.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;

                var updateQuery = (from r in objContext.Student where r.Id == int.Parse(TextBox4.Text) select r).Single();

                updateQuery.FirstName = TextBox1.Text;

                updateQuery.LastName = TextBox2.Text;

                updateQuery.Age = int.Parse(TextBox3.Text);

                objContext.UpdateObject(updateQuery);

                objContext.SaveChanges();

                Label5.Text = "Data Updated Successfully";

                Label5.ForeColor = System.Drawing.Color.Green;

                TextBox1.Text = string.Empty;

                TextBox2.Text = string.Empty;

                TextBox3.Text = string.Empty;

                TextBox4.Text = string.Empty;

            }

        }

    }

}

 

Step 7: The output of the application looks like this:
 

Output7.png
 

 Step 8: The updated data output of the application looks like this:
 

  Output8.png

I hope this article is useful for you.