The biggest day in the life of any application is the one on which it is deployed and used for the first time. In this chapter, I will show you how to prepare and deploy the SportsStore application to the Microsoft Azure platform.
Web API introduces some new patterns for application deployment through its support for OWIN, which I describe in Chapter 26. However, if you have developed an application that contains MVC and Web API functionality—which is the most common use for Web API currently—then you are limited to deployment to IIS or Azure. I have selected Azure for this chapter because it is universally available ...