PacktLib: ASP.NET Web API: Build RESTful web applications and services on the .NET framework

ASP.NET Web API

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Understanding Representational State Transfer Services

Understanding REST

Implementing RESTful services in .NET 4.5

Summary

Understanding Resource and Service Oriented Architectures

Understanding SOA

A look at ROA

Resource Oriented and Service Oriented Architecture

Comparison of the three architectural styles

Summary

Working with RESTful Services

Exploring Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)

Applying service behavior

New features in WCF 4.5

Making the service RESTful

Summary

Consuming RESTful Services

Understanding AJAX

Introducing JSON and jQuery

Understanding Language Integrated Query (LINQ)

Security Service

Consuming Security Service

Understanding Windows Presentation Foundation

References

Summary

Working with ASP.NET 4.5

Working with the OData protocol

New features in the .NET Framework 4.x

Introducing the new features in ASP.NET 4.5

Working with the ASP.NET Web API

Summary

Working with RESTful Data Using Silverlight

Introducing Silverlight 5

WCF 4.5 RIA Services

Implementing a sample application

Summary

Advanced Features

Best practices in using WCF

Best practices in using WCF services

Best practices in using the ASP.NET Web API

References

Summary

Library References

Library References

Library References

Library References

Library References

Index