ASP.NET Web API And RESTful Services – Part 1


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ASP.NET Web API is a framework that makes it easy to build HTTP services that reach a broad range of clients, including browsers and mobile devices. ASP.NET Web API is an ideal platform for building RESTful applications on the .NET Framework.

ASP.NET Web API is the “new” WCF in that the WCF team has been pulled into the ASP.NET team and Web API is their brand new addition to ASP.NET for building RESTful services in lieu of WCF.

In this session we’ll be looking that standing up a basic RESTful CRUD service. Along the way along take a little lesson on what REST is and how to design and implement RESTful services.

In Part 2 we’ll build a client application in C# as well as JavaScript that will use this service