CHAPTER 4

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Building the Environment and Creating the Source Tree

It’s time to start working in Visual Studio! You’ve spent the first three chapters learning about REST and the ASP.NET MVC Framework, as well as designing your task-management service and its underlying classes and database tables. More importantly, you’ve spent some time modeling the resource types and URLs you want to offer for your RESTful service.

In this chapter, you’ll deliberately and thoroughly walk through the process of creating the task-management source tree. This will include a specific folder structure (in Windows Explorer) and a Visual Studio 2012 solution and its ...

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