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Ajax and Web Services

In this chapter, we will show you the Web API feature added in ASP.NET 4.5 that allows for the easy creation of web services. We will show you how to create a web service and consume it using jQuery and Ajax requests.

image Note   Your knowledge of ASP.NET will be enough to understand how Web API web services are created, but you will need to understand JavaScript and jQuery to follow the examples where we consume the web services in Web Forms. We don’t have the space in this book to go beyond the brief introduction ...

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