Now that we have a good grasp of the concepts of REST and resources, let's explore how we can create RESTful services using WCF. In this chapter, we will discuss WCF in depth, and then create a RESTful service. Note that a RESTful service exposes resources as URIs, and uses HTTP methods to perform CRUD operations.
In this chapter, we will cover the following points:
We will start this chapter with an in-depth discussion of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)—the technology of choice for building scalable, secure services.