After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Describe the REST model of Web services, and how it differs from the scheme implemented by SOAP Web services.
Build and configure a REST Web service.
Detect and handle error conditions in a REST Web service.
Build a custom host application for a REST Web service.
Implement a client proxy that enables an application to connect to a REST Web service.
Use WCF Data Services to build a REST Web service based on an Entity Framework entity model.
There are two common architectures that organizations use for implementing Web services; services based on the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), and services based on the Representational State Transfer (REST) model. Both architectures ...