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ASP.NET Web API by Joydip Kanjilal

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Appendix A. Library References

This appendix is organized into two sections, Section A and Section B.

In Section A, we will explore the following:

  • Popular REST-based service frameworks/APIs:
    • Ruby on Rails
    • Restlet
    • Django
    • Flickr
    • Google
    • Yahoo!
  • Working with Visual Studio 2013 IDE

In Section B, we will discuss the following points:

  • HTTP response codes
  • The ASP.NET Web API class library

Section A

This is Section A of this appendix. We will start our discussion in this section with the popular REST-based service frameworks.

Popular REST-based service frameworks

Representational state transfer is an architectural paradigm. The key goals of REST include the following:

  • Scalability
  • Compatibility with other technology and platforms
  • Generality of interfaces
  • Discoverability; that ...

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