Introduction to ASP.NET WebAPI

A session at SDD 2014

Tuesday 20th May, 2014

11:30am to 1:00pm (GMT)

This session provides an introduction to ASP.NET WebAPI, which is the de facto framework in .NET for building HTTP-based (and RESTful) services.

We will cover the motivation for HTTP-oriented services as an alternative to SOAP-based services. We’ll examine the major tenets of HTTP-based services including the importance of URIs, HTTP methods and status codes, content negotiation and hypermedia. We’ll conclude with the new client-side programming model for HTTP services with the HttpClient API.

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Brock Allen

Brock is an independent consultant based in the US

Brock specialises in web technologies. He holds three degrees (one of which is in Computer Science), and has been working in software development since 1995. In the unmanaged world he has done development with COM, COM+, MFC and VB6, but once .NET was released he shifted to C# and ASP.NET. He has been focusing on the web (and particularly security) ever since, with a broad set of skills covering JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, IIS, WebForms, MVC and WebAPI. Brock is an author and instructor for developer training company DevelopMentor, where he manages the web curriculum, and is also a thinktecture associate. He frequently posts to the ASP.NET forums, is a MVP for ASP.NET/IIS, a member of ASPInsiders, and a contributor to the ASP.NET platform.

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SDD 2014

England England, London

19th23rd May 2014

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Time 11:30am1:00pm GMT

Date Tue 20th May 2014

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