Introduction to the ASP.NET Web API

This course introduces the basics of the ASP.NET Web API. The ASP.NET Web API is a rich, flexible framework for building HTTP based endpoints and client.
Course info
Rating
(1535)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 12, 2012
Duration
3h 15m
Table of contents
Introduction to the ASP.NET Web API
Uniform Interface
HttpClient
Hosting
Security
Extensibility
Description
Course info
Rating
(1535)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 12, 2012
Duration
3h 15m
Description

In the world of HTML5, mobile devices, and modern development techniques HTTP has become the default option for building rich, scalable services. The ASP.NET Web API was designed from the ground up to meet the need of developers who want to build HTTP/RESTful services. The API provides a easy to use set of default options, but also provides a deep extensibility infrastructure to meet the demands of any scenario using HTTP.

About the author
About the author

Although Jon spent the first few years of his professional life as an attorney, he quickly found chasing bits more interesting than chasing ambulances. Since 2011, Jon has been concentrating on the mobile world. Working mainly in iOS, Jon has helped numerous companies create and transform mobile teams into teams that can create, build, test, and deploy mobile applications with ease.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction to the ASP.NET Web API
Hi. This is Jon Flanders with Pluralsight. Welcome to the Introduction to the ASP. NET Web API. In this particular module of this course, we're going to go into an overview of the web API. So we'll start with what is the web API, we'll talk about why you might want to use the web API, and then we'll get into a few higher level details. Most of the technical details we'll deal with in additional modules to this course.