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Exam Ref 70-487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services by Wouter de Kort William Ryan and Shane Milton

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Objective 4.1: Design a Web API

Through Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), you should already be familiar with creating services and exposing them to the outside world. When creating a WCF Service, you focus on the acronym ABC: address, binding, contract.

Creating a Web API is different. Because Web API is focused on using HTTP to expose your service, you remove a lot of configuration that would be required for a WCF service. Web API builds upon the standard HTTP verbs, routing to define your URLs and content negotiation to exchange data with clients.

The focus of this objective is on making sure you understand the conceptual idea behind the Web API, which is important for the exam. For example, you can expect questions on choosing the correct ...

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