CHAPTER 4

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Building the Environment and Creating the Source Tree

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

In this chapter, we’ll 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 2013 solution and its projects. We will also configure some external ...

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