O'Reilly logo

Entity Framework Tutorial - Second Edition by Joydip Kanjilal

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Appendix A. Advanced Concepts

In this chapter we will cover a few advanced concepts. These include: REST and REST-based service frameworks and OData. We would also explore the HTTP methods and the request and response codes. Lastly, we will take a look at the new features in Entity Framework 7.

REST and REST-based service frameworks

Representation State Transfer (commonly known as REST) is an architectural paradigm that is based on the stateless HTTP protocol and is used for designing applications that can intercommunicate. In REST, resources are used to represent state and functionality, and these resources are in turn represented using user-friendly URLs. Note that the REST architecture style can be applied to other protocols as well. The word ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required