What is ASP.Net Web API, what is RESTFul service, What is the difference between WCF and Web API and when to use over other. These are the main points which we going to discuss in this starting article, then we will create our own Web API project and look each and every single type of methods like get, post, put, delete. We will also use the Entity Framework to get and post the data to SQL Server.
ASP.Net Web API is a framework to build Web API Services, that means HTTP Based services on top of the .Net Framework.
It is commonly used to build RESTFul services, these services can be consume by different type of clients, like
ASP.Net Web API are mostly used for RESTFul service but we can also create services which are not restful in nature.
What is restful service REST stands for Representational State Transfer, which is an architectural style for networked hypermedia applications, it is primarily used to build Web services that are lightweight, maintainable, and scalable. A service based on REST is called a RESTful service, it was introduces first time in the year 2000.
WCF configuration is quite complex to use as RESTFul service while Web API is specially created for this purpose, easy to configure, easy to understan, easy to add routing
In next article we will create a ASP.Net Web API from scratch.
Having 13+ years of experience in Microsoft Technologies (C#, ASP.Net, MVC and SQL Server). Worked with Metaoption LLC, for more than 9 years and still with the same company. Always ready to learn new technologies and tricks.
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