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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Summary

This chapter presented both ASP.NET Web API services and those built on WCF. You saw how .NET abstracts the programming of services and provides tools to make your life easier. In this way, you can concentrate on building business functionality (and not writing plumbing code). Some key points in this chapter include the following:

Image Web services are based on open standards. .NET adheres to these standards to ensure that heterogeneous applications can work together with web services.

Image An ASP.NET Web API service helps you write REST-based HTTP ...

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