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ASP.NET Web API by Joydip Kanjilal

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Chapter 4. Consuming RESTful Services

In this chapter, we will discuss how we can consume RESTful Services using various clients to perform CRUD operations.

In this chapter, we will cover the following points:

  • Understanding Ajax
  • Introducing JSON and jQuery
  • An overview of Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
  • Consuming Security Service
    • Using an ASP.NET client
    • Using an ASP.NET MVC client
    • Using a WPF client

Before we discuss how we can consume WCF RESTful Services, let's take a quick look at LINQ, because we will be using it for querying data throughout this book.

Understanding AJAX

Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) is a technology that is used to build applications with fast and responsive user interfaces. AJAX can be used to reduce web page postbacks significantly, ...

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