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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 4.4: Host and manage a Web API

Conceptually similar to a WCF Service or Workflow, a Web API needs to be made accessible to clients. There are two primary mechanisms available for hosting a Web API: IIS and self-hosting. This objective covers both of these hosting options. For the exam, you should understand the possibilities in hosting your Web API. You should also understand the classes involved in self-hosting your Web API.

Self-hosting a Web API

To self-host a Web API, you can use any of the project templates that create an executable application (Windows ...

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