Getting started with ASP.NET Web API in ASP.NET MVC 4

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The last few years have seen the rise of Web APIs - services exposed over plain HTTP rather than through a more formal service contract (like SOAP or WS*). ASP.NET Web API is the new framework that ships with ASP.NET MVC 4 for building HTTP services that can reach a broad range of clients, including browsers and mobile devices. It's also a great platform for building RESTful services.

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