Saturday, June 11, 2016

What is Web API?

WCF was too complicated to create REST services,  that’s why Microsoft introduced ASP.NET Web API to create RESTful services that are capable of providing fully resource oriented services for a broad range of clients including mobiles, browsers and tablets. ASP.NET Web API is a framework for building REST services easily and in a rather simple way. 

A Web API is an API over the web (HTTP) and ASP .Net Web API is a framework that is use to build HTTP Services. Those services can be used by various client including mobile, Tab, or Browser.  ASP .Net Web API is an ideal platform to build RESTful services.

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