ASP.NET Web API: End-to-End eBook

The Web API enables ASP.NET developers to create an Ajax-enabled application—which means creating applications with more responsive user interfaces and improved scalability. In a BYOD world, using the Web API lets developers build multiple front ends with a variety of workflows supported by a single set of Web API services. And, because the Web API is fully integrated with the ASP.NET framework, if you’ve secured your Web site then you have secured the Ajax code in the Web pages accessing a site’s services. But Web API services aren’t limited to being used just by JavaScript running in a browser: Your services, with the appropriate security included, can be called from any .NET platform.

Read more in this free technical guide from noted expert Peter Vogel.