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Registered: ‎01-20-2012

Making Synchronous calls using the sData Client Library

Most of the request objects in examples use an asynchronous call to sData. For example,


success: this.onRequestDataSuccess,
failure: this.onRequestDataFailure,
aborted: this.onRequestDataAborted,
scope: this


but if you require data before the end of the current method, you'll probably want to use a synchronous request. You can do this by adding the async property to the options object to specify this call.


var xmlHttpRequestObject = request.execute(entry, { scope : this , async : false});

var myData = xmlHttpRequestObject.responseText;


(FYI, In my examples I was using a SDataServiceOperationRequest object)