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ASP.NET Web API by Joydip Kanjilal

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Summary

In OOP, the focus is on creating objects that contain both state and behavior. On the contrary, SOA is built on top of OOP, and allows you to create reusable services. While OOP focuses on what an application comprises, SOA focuses on the functionality of the application. ROA is based on the concept of resources. While a service represents execution of a requested operation, a resource represents the data access mechanism for a particular instance of a given data type. A resource is a distributed component that is handled through a standard, common interface. Resources are addressable using URIs.

This chapter presented a description of the fundamental concepts related to ROA, web services, and SOA. It presented an introduction to ROA and ...

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