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ASP.NET Web API by Joydip Kanjilal

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Introducing JSON and jQuery

JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is a lightweight text based on an open standard that is used for exchange of data. You can use the JSON data format for serializing and transferring data over the Web. Note that JSON has originated from JavaScript, and is represented using two data structures—ordered lists and name/value pairs. The following definition is provided at www.json.org:

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight data-interchange format. It is easy for humans to read and write. It is easy for machines to parse and generate. It is based on a subset of the JavaScript Programming Language, Standard ECMA-262 3rd Edition - December 1999. JSON is a text format that is completely language independent but uses ...

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