So after I worked that whole plural entity name thing on getting data from Dynamics, I now had my data coming back to me in a wonderful Json format. When interacting with data from the Web API you query for information via the rest interface of your URL. (more on MSDN).
As an example, if I wanted to retrieve some information on a custom entity I could do it using this query syntax.
HttpResponseMessage response = await httpClient.GetAsync(dyanmicsTenant + "/api/data/v8.1/enc_medias?$select=dat_name,_dat_customer_value,dat_dataid&$filter=dat_name eq '" + SearchParameter + "'");
Which would return a Json package in the format of
A few things…
What is _dat_customer_value?
In my query, I wanted to get the lookup for a customerid, the field itself is called data_customerid, however, when accessing lookups you must prepend “_” to the field and append “_value” to the