There are more exciting client platforms available to run your applications than ever before. Whether you are targeting your application at phones, tablets, or browsers virtually every great client application needs a great backend. Come see how ASP.NET Web API, a new framework for creating HTTP services, can help you reach any device. In this talk you’ll see how to support multiple formats, including JSON, XML and even OData. You’ll see how to add rich query semantics over your data using the OData query syntax. You’ll see how to secure your web APIs using a variety of protocols including OAuth. Every public web API needs great developer documentation and I’ll show you how ASP.NET Web API makes generating rich help pages easy. I’ll show you how ASP.NET Web API works great for building backend services for your Windows 8 apps and gives you the power and flexibility to build your web APIs your way.