SportsStore: A RESTful Application
In the previous chapter, I laid the foundation for the SportsStore application by creating the Product and Order repository and setting up ASP.NET Identity for user management. In this chapter, I build on that foundation to define the web services that will drive the SportsStore application.
Creating a RESTful Web Service
In Chapter 5, I created the data model and repository and populated the repository with data. I also set up ASP.NET Identity so that I can authenticate and authorize users. These two building blocks create the foundation on which I can build a Web API web service.
When using Web API, ...