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Web API in .NET 4.5

Join Steven Hook and David Hoerster for two presentations on the new feature in .NET that's catching a lot of buzz -- Web API.


Steven will be discussing the basics of ASP.NET Web API including:

> Using HttpResponseMessage to correctly send HTTP status codes and results.
> Following REST convention to easily map API calls.
> Demonstrate web API testability.
> How to call the web API from various clients.

David will be discussing how to take Web API a little further an enable OData support along with a few other interesting ways to use Web API.


About Steven Hook:

Steven Hook is experienced in C#, JavaScript, ASP.NET MVC, Windows Phone, Windows Store Apps. In his six years of industry experience, he has built next generation solutions in sports using ASP.NET MVC and Silverlight for coaches, players, and officiating at the college and professional levels. Most recently, he is employed with Gateway Ticketing Systems bringing a fresh look into the ticketing industry by developing unique solutions to industry problems. He also develops applications for fun in the interest of solving real world problems. You can read his blog at or follow him on Twitter @StevenHook.

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  • Eric D.

    Interesting couple of topics, useful for developing SOA-like solutions

    November 14, 2012

  • Martin B.

    Interesting. Smart, calm and laid-back presenter.

    November 14, 2012

  • David H.

    Steven did a very good job in going over Web API. I especially liked the fact he spent time on testing Web API, which, as he said, you don't see much of.

    November 14, 2012

  • Todd S.

    Baseball stats again!?

    November 13, 2012

  • Marc B.

    Any tips regarding parking?

    November 12, 2012

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  • Omnyx

    Omnyx hosts our hands-on labs and feeds the attendees.

  • ComponentOne

    ComponentOne provided a cash donation and swag.

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