ASP.NET Web API is a light-weight, web-based architecture that you can use to build web services that use HTTP as the protocol. This book is a clear and concise guide to the ASP.NET Web API Framework, with plenty code examples. It explores ways to consume Web API services using ASP.NET 4.5, ASP.NET MVC 4, WPF, and Silverlight clients.
Chapter 1, Understanding Representational State Transfer Services, provides an introduction to the concept of REST and its related terminologies.
Chapter 2, Understanding Resource and Service Oriented Architectures, explores Resource Oriented Architectures and discusses the differences between ROA and SOA.
Chapter 3, Working with Restful Services, discusses the basics of implementing RESTful ...