Now I can reliably connect to the CDS T-SQL endpoint and execute queries against it, I want to get the data into some objects for me to use. I currently use EntityFramework and Dapper for this in other projects, so I’ll take a look at those two.
A common question I’ve seen so far about the new CDS T-SQL endpoint is how it compares performance-wise to using FetchXML. After all, FetchXML is “native” to CDS while T-SQL might be viewed as the johnny-come-lately compatibility layer, so it’s going to be slower, right?
As a developer, the first thing I want to do with any new tool is try and integrate or extend it with my own code. This is always one of the real benefits of CDS and the Power Platform for me, as it’s so much more open to extensibility than Continue Reading
Let me just say, this thing is going to be great. It’s the biggest advancement in the platform for some years, and I don’t think any competitor will come close. However, it is a preview feature, and it does have some issues. Hopefully some of these at least will get Continue Reading
The biggest announcement of MBAS for me by a long way was the new T-SQL endpoint. For those who missed it, go and check out the recordings.