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What is WebAPI?

Posted by  Anupam Mishra
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  1. What is WebAPI?

    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.
    HTTP is the most used protocol. For the past many years, browser was the most preferred client by which we consumed data exposed over HTTP. But as years passed by, client variety started spreading out. We had demand to consume data on HTTP from clients like mobile, JavaScript, Windows applications, etc.For satisfying the broad range of clients REST was the proposed approach. 
    WebAPI is the technology by which you can expose data over HTTP following REST principles.

      Modified On Mar-28-2018 06:06:24 AM