CHAPTER 7

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Managing Controller Dependencies

The term dependency or coupling is used to denote the degree to which a software component depends on another. The controller class that you create is one of the important components in ASP.NET Web API, since it is the business end where all the application-specific action happens.

ASP.NET Web API uses the same convention-over-configuration programming model as ASP.NET MVC. One of the great things—maybe the greatest thing—about ASP.NET MVC compared to ASP.NET Web Forms is the ease with which controller classes can be unit-tested without spinning the wheels of ASP.NET infrastructure. In that aspect, ASP.NET ...

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