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ASP.NET Web API by Joydip Kanjilal

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Chapter 7. Advanced Features

This is the last chapter of this book, where we will explore some advanced concepts in WCF and Web API.

In this chapter, we will cover the following points:

  • Best practices in using WCF services
  • Best practices in using ASP.NET Web API

Best practices in using WCF

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is a unified programming model for building service-oriented applications. WCF provides a powerful framework to design, build, configure, and deploy SOA based applications, where SOA stands for Service Oriented Architecture.

Microsoft released WCF, initially codenamed Indigo, in 2006 as part of .NET Framework 3.0.

WCF enables developers to build secure, reliable, and transacted solutions that integrate across different platforms ...

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