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ASP.NET Web API by Joydip Kanjilal

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Chapter 5. Working with ASP.NET 4.5

In this chapter, we will discuss the new features in ASP.NET 4.5 and explore how we can work with the ASP.NET Web API. The ASP.NET Web API is a lightweight alternative approach like WCF, and uses HTTP as the application protocol.

In this chapter, we will cover the following points:

  • Working with the OData protocol
  • New features in Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
  • New features and enhancements in ASP.NET 4.5
  • Working with the ASP.NET Web API

Working with the OData protocol

The Open Data protocol (OData) is a protocol that is built on web standards, such as HTTP, Atom, and JSON, and standardizes how the data is exposed and consumed. It is a data access protocol that provides a uniform way of performing CRUD operations on the ...

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