wrox.com code downloads for this chapter are found at
www.wrox.com/go/beginningvisualc#2015programming on the Download Code tab. The code is in the Chapter 17 download and individually named according to the names throughout the chapter.
Now that you have spent some time learning about the cloud and cloud programming, let's move forward and write some C# code that is a little more complex than what you did in the previous chapter. In this chapter, you continue exploring both ASP.NET and Microsoft Azure. You will modify the
CardLib program so that it runs in the cloud as an ASP.NET Web API and, once deployed, you consume it from an ASP.NET Web Site.
After creating, deploying, and consuming the ASP.NET Web API, you will learn how to scale it. The concept of scaling is important to grasp in the event that the cloud program you create becomes popular. The example in this chapter uses free Microsoft Azure cloud resources. These free resources have low CPU, memory, and bandwidth thresholds ...