ASP.NET Web API is a framework that makes it easy to build HTTP services that reach a broad range of clients, including browsers and mobile devices. ASP.NET Web API is an ideal platform for building RESTful applications on the .NET Framework. ASP.NET Web API allows you to expose your data in many different formats, such as XML or JSON. Using ASP.NET Web API you can program for HTTP verbs such as GET, POST, PUT and DELETE.
· GET – Retrieve all or one item
· POST – Add an item
· PUT – Update an item
· DELETE – Remove an item