Designing Evolvable Web APIs with ASP NET

Author: Glenn Block
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449337896
Release Date: 2014-03-13
Genre: Computers

Design and build Web APIs for a broad range of clients—including browsers and mobile devices—that can adapt to change over time. This practical, hands-on guide takes you through the theory and tools you need to build evolvable HTTP services with Microsoft’s ASP.NET Web API framework. In the process, you’ll learn how design and implement a real-world Web API. Ideal for experienced .NET developers, this book’s sections on basic Web API theory and design also apply to developers who work with other development stacks such as Java, Ruby, PHP, and Node. Dig into HTTP essentials, as well as API development concepts and styles Learn ASP.NET Web API fundamentals, including the lifecycle of a request as it travels through the framework Design the Issue Tracker API example, exploring topics such as hypermedia support with collection+json Use behavioral-driven development with ASP.NET Web API to implement and enhance the application Explore techniques for building clients that are resilient to change, and make it easy to consume hypermedia APIs Get a comprehensive reference on how ASP.NET Web API works under the hood, including security and testability

Designing Evolvable Web APIs with ASP NET

Author: Glenn Block
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449337902
Release Date: 2014-03-13
Genre: COMPUTERS

Design and build Web APIs for a broad range of clients—including browsers and mobile devices—that can adapt to change over time. This practical, hands-on guide takes you through the theory and tools you need to build evolvable HTTP services with Microsoft’s ASP.NET Web API framework. In the process, you’ll learn how design and implement a real-world Web API. Ideal for experienced .NET developers, this book’s sections on basic Web API theory and design also apply to developers who work with other development stacks such as Java, Ruby, PHP, and Node. Dig into HTTP essentials, as well as API development concepts and styles Learn ASP.NET Web API fundamentals, including the lifecycle of a request as it travels through the framework Design the Issue Tracker API example, exploring topics such as hypermedia support with collection+json Use behavioral-driven development with ASP.NET Web API to implement and enhance the application Explore techniques for building clients that are resilient to change, and make it easy to consume hypermedia APIs Get a comprehensive reference on how ASP.NET Web API works under the hood, including security and testability

ASP NET MVC 4 and the Web API

Author: Jamie Kurtz
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430249788
Release Date: 2013-03-12
Genre: Computers

This one hundred page book focuses exclusively on how you can best use the ASP.NET MVC 4 Framework to build world-class REST services using the Web API. It sets aside much of what the ASP.NET MVC Framework can do, and focuses exclusively on how the Web API can help you build web services. You will not find any help on CSS, HTML, JavaScript, or jQuery. Nor will you find any help on the Razor view engine, HTML Helpers, or model binding. If you need this information then Pro ASP.NET MVC 4 is your perfect book. ASP.NET MVC 4 and the Web API: Building a REST Service from Start to Finish helps you build cutting-edge REST services using ASP.NET MVC 4 and the Web API in more depth and detail than any other resource. ASP.NET MVC has always been a good platform on which to implement REST, but with the advent of the Web API it has now become even better. This book will show you why it's great and how to get the most from it. Author Jamie Kurtz will take you from zero to full-blown REST service hero in no time at all. And you'll even learn how to incorporate some popular open source tools along the way: little or no experience with ASP.NET or the MVC Framework is required.

Practical ASP NET Web API

Author: Badrinarayanan Lakshmiraghavan
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430261759
Release Date: 2013-08-19
Genre: Computers

Practical ASP.NET Web API provides you with a hands-on and code-focused demonstration of the ASP.NET Web API in action. From the very beginning, you'll be writing working code in order to see best practices and concepts in action. As the book progresses, the concepts and code will become more sophisticated. Beginning with an overview of the web service model in general and Web API in particular, you'll progress quickly to a detailed exploration of the request binding and response formatting that lie at the heart of Web API. You'll investigate various scenarios and see how they can be manipulated to achieve the results you need. Later in the book more sophisticated themes will be introduced that will set your applications apart from the crowd. You’ll learn how you can validate the request messages on arrival, how you can create loosely coupled controllers, extend the pipeline processing to compartmentalize your code for security and unit testing before being put onto a live hosting server. What you’ll learn What ASP.NET Web API is and how it can be used effectively Ways to optimize your code for readability and performance What controller dependencies are and why they matter How to maintain robust security across your projects Reliable best-practices for using Web API in a professional context Who this book is for The book is ideal for any .NET developer who wants to learn how the ASP.NET Web API framework works in a realistic setting. A good working knowledge of C# and the .NET framework and a familiarity with Visual Studio are the only pre-requisites to benefit from this book Table of Contents Building a Basic Web API Debugging HTTP Formatting CLR Objects into HTTP Response Customizing Response Binding HTTP Request into CLR Objects Validating Request Managing Controller Dependencies Extending Pipeline Hosting ASP.NET Web API Securing ASP.NET Web API Consuming ASP.NET Web API Building Performant Web API

Mobile ASP NET MVC 5

Author: Eric Sowell
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430250562
Release Date: 2013-11-19
Genre: Computers

Mobile ASP.NET MVC 5 will take you step-by-step through the process of developing fluid content that adapts its layout to the client device using HTML, JavaScript and CSS, and responsive web design. This book introduces server-side techniques that allow you to show different content to different devices and make the most of their strengths and capabilities. Mobile ASP.NET MVC 5 includes a wide range of techniques, tips, and guidelines for dealing with some of the challenges of mobile web development, such as browser incompatibilities, varying device performance, and targeting older devices. You’ll learn to: Use responsive principles to build apps that display and perform well on a range of mobile devices. Leverage your server-side code to customize what you serve to the client, depending on its capabilities. Build an ASP.NET MVC custom view engine, use display modes effectively, and create reusable mobile components with custom HTML helpers. Make the most of new capabilities offered on some devices by interacting with native APIs. By the end of Mobile ASP.NET MVC 5, you should feel confident building web apps that successfully target anything from an iOS or Android device to a feature phone or an older mobile browser. Along the way, you'll learn about the modern mobile web landscape and how to choose the approaches that are right for you, depending on your target audience. This book is for the ASP.NET developer who knows how ASP.NET MVC works and is eager to learn how to use it for building mobile websites. What you’ll learn Use responsive principles to build apps that display and perform well on a range of mobile devices. Leverage your server-side code to customize what you serve to the client, depending on its capabilities. Build an ASP.NET MVC custom view engine, use display modes effectively, and create reusable mobile components with custom HTML helpers. Make the most of new capabilities offered on some devices by interacting with native APIs. Learn tips and tricks for dealing with browser incompatibilities and targeting older devices. Benefit from the author's experience as he guides you through a full range of modern mobile web strategy. Who this book is for This book is for the ASP.NET developer who knows how ASP.NET MVC works and is eager to learn how to use it for building mobile websites. Thorough knowledge of ASP.NET MVC is not at all required but some is assumed. This book also assumes a little knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. You do not need any prior experience in mobile development. Table of ContentsChapter 1: The Basics of Responsive Web Design Chapter 2: CSS Layout Bootcamp Chapter 3: Flexible Layouts Chapter 4: Flexible Navigation Chapter 5: Flexible Content Chapter 6: Display Modes, View Engines and Html Helpers Chapter 7: Device and Feature Detection Chapter 8: Mobile Performance Chapter 9: Native APIs, HTML5 and CSS3 on Mobile Today Chapter 10: Programming for Touch Chapter 11: Advanced Touch Programming Chapter 12: Useful Libraries for Mobile

Fancy Form Design

Author: Jina Bolton
Publisher: SitePoint
ISBN: 9781457192524
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Genre: Computers

Forms' - is there any other word that strikes as much fear into the hearts of web designers? Not any more ... Fancy Form Design is a practical hands-on, full color book that follows the process of creating visually stunning yet usable web forms, from start to end. The book covers all design elements from planning the form's purpose and interface through to mastering markup, applying style with CSS, and adding interactivity and visual effects with JavaScript. By the end of the you'll will have the code, and wisdom, they need to build fancy forms of their own.

Pro ASP NET Web API

Author: Tugberk Ugurlu
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430247258
Release Date: 2013-01-30
Genre: Computers

Pro ASP.NET Web API shows you how to build flexible, extensible web services that run seamlessly on a range of operating systems and devices, from desktops to tablets to smart phones—even the ones we don’t know today. ASP.NET Web API is a new framework designed to simplify web service architecture. So if you're tired of interoperability issues between inflexible web services and clients tied to specific platforms or programming languages, or if you've ever struggled with WCF, this book is for you. In Part I, you'll get up to speed on Web API's modern HTTP programming model, REST and your hosting options. Part II takes you through building a real application so you can see straight away how to put this new technology into practice. The second half of the book features dedicated chapters on topics like routing, controllers, validation and tracing, and the authors close with discussions on performance, security and an all-important look at unit testing to help you prepare your application for the real world. ASP.NET Web API makes HTTP a first-class citizen of .NET. With Pro ASP.NET Web API, you can build HTTP-based web services for your company or business, expose your data to the world across different formats and devices and gain the best possible global reach for your application. What you’ll learn The basics of HTTP web services How to build HTTP-based web services on the .NET platform In-depth knowledge of ASP.NET Web API and its processing architecture How to Unit Test an ASP.NET Web API application Asynchronous programming with ASP.NET Web API Consuming HTTP-based web services across several different clients Who this book is for Whether you’ve previously worked with WCF or are an ASP.NET developer diving into web services for the first time, Pro ASP.NET Web API will show you a clean, modern approach to building HTTP web services.

ASP NET Web API 2 Building a REST Service from Start to Finish

Author: Jamie Kurtz
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484201091
Release Date: 2014-08-07
Genre: Computers

The ASP.NET MVC Framework has always been a good platform on which to implement REST-based services, but the introduction of the ASP.NET Web API Framework raised the bar to a whole new level. Now in release version 2.1, the Web API Framework has evolved into a powerful and refreshingly usable platform. This concise book provides technical background and guidance that will enable you to best use the ASP.NET Web API 2 Framework to build world-class REST services. New content in this edition includes: New capabilities in Web API 2 (currently version 2.1). Support for partial updates, or PATCH. API versioning. Support for legacy SOAP-based operations. How to handle non-resource APIs using REST How to best expose relationships between resources JSON Web Tokens, CORS, CSRF Get ready for authors Jamie Kurtz and Brian Wortman to take you from zero to REST service hero in no time at all. No prior experience with ASP.NET Web API is required; all Web API-related concepts are introduced from basic principles and developed to the point where you can use them in a production system. A good working knowledge of C# and the .NET Framework are the only prerequisites to best benefit from this book.

RESTful Web Services

Author: Leonard Richardson
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596554606
Release Date: 2008-12-17
Genre: Computers

"Every developer working with the Web needs to read this book." -- David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of the Rails framework "RESTful Web Services finally provides a practical roadmap for constructing services that embrace the Web, instead of trying to route around it." -- Adam Trachtenberg, PHP author and EBay Web Services Evangelist You've built web sites that can be used by humans. But can you also build web sites that are usable by machines? That's where the future lies, and that's what RESTful Web Services shows you how to do. The World Wide Web is the most popular distributed application in history, and Web services and mashups have turned it into a powerful distributed computing platform. But today's web service technologies have lost sight of the simplicity that made the Web successful. They don't work like the Web, and they're missing out on its advantages. This book puts the "Web" back into web services. It shows how you can connect to the programmable web with the technologies you already use every day. The key is REST, the architectural style that drives the Web. This book: Emphasizes the power of basic Web technologies -- the HTTP application protocol, the URI naming standard, and the XML markup language Introduces the Resource-Oriented Architecture (ROA), a common-sense set of rules for designing RESTful web services Shows how a RESTful design is simpler, more versatile, and more scalable than a design based on Remote Procedure Calls (RPC) Includes real-world examples of RESTful web services, like Amazon's Simple Storage Service and the Atom Publishing Protocol Discusses web service clients for popular programming languages Shows how to implement RESTful services in three popular frameworks -- Ruby on Rails, Restlet (for Java), and Django (for Python) Focuses on practical issues: how to design and implement RESTful web services and clients This is the first book that applies the REST design philosophy to real web services. It sets down the best practices you need to make your design a success, and the techniques you need to turn your design into working code. You can harness the power of the Web for programmable applications: you just have to work with the Web instead of against it. This book shows you how.

Monitoring Water Quality

Author: Satinder Ahuja
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 9780444594044
Release Date: 2013-01-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Monitoring Water Quality is a practical assessment of one of the most pressing growth and sustainability issues in the developed and developing worlds: water quality. Over the last 10 years, improved laboratory techniques have led to the discovery of microbial and viral contaminants, pharmaceuticals, and endocrine disruptors in our fresh water supplies that were not monitored previously. This book offers in-depth coverage of water quality issues (natural and human-related), monitoring of contaminants, and remediation of water contamination. In particular, readers will learn about arsenic removal techniques, real-time monitoring, and risk assessment. Monitoring Water Quality is a vital text for students and professionals in environmental science, civil engineering, chemistry — anyone concerned with issues of water analysis and sustainability assessment. Covers in depth the scope of sustainable water problems on a worldwide scale Provides a rich source of sophisticated methods for analyzing water to assure its safety Describes the monitoring of contaminants, including pharmaceutical and endocrine disruptors Helps to quickly identify the sources and fates of contaminants and sources of pollutants and their loading

Expert ASP NET Web API 2 for MVC Developers

Author: Adam Freeman
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484200858
Release Date: 2014-09-16
Genre: Computers

Web API 2 is the latest evolution of Microsoft's web services toolkit, which allows the creation of RESTful applications built on the ASP.NET platform. It provides a standards-based approach and a high-productivity development model that makes it easy to deliver services to a wide-range of clients, including mobile devices. This book puts Web API into context for the experienced MVC Framework developer and dives deep into the tools and techniques required to build Web API applications that integrate with the MVC Framework and shows you how to create single-page applications to consume them. Best-selling author Adam Freeman explains how to get the most from Web API 2 by building on the foundation of the MVC Framework and the ASP.NET platform. He starts with the nuts-and-bolts and shows you everything through to advanced features, going in-depth to give you the knowledge you need.

Agile Principles Patterns and Practices in C

Author: Robert C. Martin
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0132797143
Release Date: 2006-07-20
Genre: Computers

With the award-winning book Agile Software Development: Principles, Patterns, and Practices, Robert C. Martin helped bring Agile principles to tens of thousands of Java and C++ programmers. Now .NET programmers have a definitive guide to agile methods with this completely updated volume from Robert C. Martin and Micah Martin, Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C#. This book presents a series of case studies illustrating the fundamentals of Agile development and Agile design, and moves quickly from UML models to real C# code. The introductory chapters lay out the basics of the agile movement, while the later chapters show proven techniques in action. The book includes many source code examples that are also available for download from the authors’ Web site. Readers will come away from this book understanding Agile principles, and the fourteen practices of Extreme Programming Spiking, splitting, velocity, and planning iterations and releases Test-driven development, test-first design, and acceptance testing Refactoring with unit testing Pair programming Agile design and design smells The five types of UML diagrams and how to use them effectively Object-oriented package design and design patterns How to put all of it together for a real-world project Whether you are a C# programmer or a Visual Basic or Java programmer learning C#, a software development manager, or a business analyst, Agile Principles, Patterns, and Practices in C# is the first book you should read to understand agile software and how it applies to programming in the .NET Framework.

Programming Razor

Author: Jess Chadwick
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449317164
Release Date: 2011-09-09
Genre: Computers

Take Razor for a test drive and discover first hand how this scripting syntax simplifies the way you create dynamic, data-driven websites. With this concise guide, you’ll work with Razor syntax by building example websites with Microsoft WebMatrix and ASP.NET MVC. You'll quickly learn how Razor lets you combine code and content in a fluid and expressive manner on Windows-based servers. Programming Razor also explores components of the Razor API, and shows you how Razor templates are turned into rendered HTML. By the end of this book, you'll be able to create Razor-based websites with custom extensions that meet the specific needs of your projects. Use Razor with Microsoft WebMatrix to build a working blog, complete with data Organize and manage your web application, using Razor features for layouts, sections, and partial views Create clean and effective ASP.NET MVC views with the Razor View Engine Learn how the Razor API interprets Razor templates and turns them into executable .NET code Implement advanced techniques for exposing reusable code and sharing ASP.NET MVC views across projects

Asp net Core 1 1 Web Api for Beginners

Author: Jonas Fagerberg
Publisher:
ISBN: 1975798929
Release Date: 2017-08-25
Genre:

Want to learn how to build ASP.NET Core 1.1 Web APIs? Prerequisites:* C# (Intermediate level; including Generics, Reflection and Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)) Need help? Feel free to contact me at: [email protected] Code: https://github.com/csharpschool/AspNetCoreWebAPI Errata: https://github.com/csharpschool/AspNetCoreVideo/issues This book is primarily aimed at developers who want to learn how to build ASP.NET Core 1.1 Web APIs; no user interface will be built; instead, you will use a tool called Postman to make requests and to receive responses from the Web API. You should be an intermediate level C# developer with some experience in object-oriented programming (OOP), generics, and reflection. The book presupposes that you have a solid C# foundation since the language won't be explained in any detail. You will learn ASP.NET Core 1.1 Web API by building three services that handle data used in four controllers. An empty template will be used to build the Web API application from the ground up. The goal is to get you familiar with ASP.NET Core 1.1 Web API by adding middleware and services one piece at a time, building a basic application. The first service will use in-memory data stored in collections to make it easier for you to learn Web API basics. The second service will implement the same interface that the in-memory service uses to interact with a SQL Server database using Entity Framework. The third service will be generic, using reflection in one of its methods. Generics will make it possible to reuse the same methods when interacting with all tables in the database instead of creating a set of methods for each table. The content in this book will get you started with Web APIs in a fast, no-fluff way. It's important to mention that this book is practical and tactical, where you will learn as you progress through the modules and build a real Web API step-by-step. To spare you countless pages of fluff (filler material), only valuable information, pertinent to the task at hand, is discussed. The benefit is a shorter and more condensed book, which will save you time and give you a more enjoyable experience. The goal is to learn ASP.NET Core 1.1 Web API by implementing three different scenarios in a Web API application from scratch using an empty project template. This experience is something you can put in your CV when applying for a job or a consultant position, or when negotiating a higher salary.Technologies, frameworks and languages you will use:* Postman (To send requests and receive responses from the Web API)* Visual Studio 2017* ASP.NET Core 1.1 MVC/Web API (The framework that you will use)* Services (To provide you own functionality as a reusable service)* Middleware (To provide you own functionality to HTTP Request pipeline)* Entity Framework (To crate and communicate with a database)* LINQ (To query the database)* Dependency Injection (To inject objects into constructors)* NuGet (To install necessary libraries) What you will implement:* A Web API application from an empty template.* Create a "real world" code-first database using Entity Framework Core.* Add and modify entity models to perform CRUD operations against the database. I hope you love the book!Sincerely,Jonas Fagerberg Now click the Buy button and start reading the book.