Accelerate your skills to build a RESTful Web API with ASP.NET Core
About This Video
Develop a complete enterprise-level REST-based HTTP service from scratch using ASP.NET Core Web API with the latest standards
Explore all the building blocks: Routing, Controllers, Content Negotiations, and security with advanced topics such as versioning, dependency injection, caching, and more
Create robust and scalable APIs with best methods.
Revolutionary changes in the mobile world introduced various type of devices such as smart phones, tablets, and IoT devices, all connected to a network based on a HTTP protocol and HTML 5. This lead to a big push to build REST-based services that expose data over HTTP with content negotiation techniques that can be seamlessly consumed by various devices with different platforms. ASP.NET Web API is the primary framework for .NET developers to build REST-based services using the latest standards and serve the growing need to expose data.
This course takes you on a journey right from the basics and explains the building blocks of Web API through an example application. Starting off with the basics, we discuss REST Constraints when designing an API with a change in the ASP.NET Core framework. Then we explore building blocks such as Routing, URI Controllers, HTTP verbs, and implement REST through examples.
As we move on, we’ll delve into some advanced key topics such as dependency injection, versioning, caching, and more to build a modular, testable and maintainable application. Then we consume the complete API using an MVC client and provide a quick overview of AngularJS Client.
Finally, we develop a Restful API using ASP.Net Core API. We wrap up with a few handy tips and best practices to make robust and scalable APIs. By the end of this course, you will have a thorough knowledge of Web API services and advanced features so you can easily get started.
This course uses ASP.NET Core 1.0 while not the latest version available, it provides relevant and informative content for legacy users of ASP.NET.
Table of contents
- Chapter 1 : Introduction to Web APIs
- Chapter 2 : Getting Started with the Project
- Chapter 3 : Building the Web API
- Chapter 4 : Adding More Features to Web API
- Chapter 5 : Security in ASP.NET Web API
- Chapter 6 : Advanced Topics
- Chapter 7 : Consuming the API
- Chapter 8 : Tips/Tricks and Best Practices
- Title: Learning ASP.NET Web API
- Release date: June 2016
- Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
- ISBN: 9781785885945
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