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Introduction To Web API






What Is Web API





Create Your First Asp.Net Web API




  1. Open visual studio
  2. Click on File - New Project. A window appears as shown in the following figure
  3. Picture showing selecting the new ASP.NET web application template

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  4. Another window appears as shown in the following figure
  5. Picture showing selecting the Web API as project type

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Folder Structure




Picture showing the project structure of the asp.net web api project

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Adding Controller




  1. Right click on the controller folder and click on Add – Controller..
  2. Picture showing adding a new controller in the web api project

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  3. A window appears as shown in the following figure
  4. Picture showing a window to select the type of controller in web api project

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  5. In the next window, enter the controller name and click on ‘Add’ (See the following figure).
  6. Picture showing a window to add the controller name

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Add Code In Controller




public class TestController: ApiController {
	public string Get() {
		return "value";
	}
}





Output




Picture showing the different parts of the URL of the web API

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Picture showing the output of your first asp.net web api program

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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Sunday, January 17, 2016

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