Main Meeting: HTTP the Right Way with ASP.NET Web API - Steve Michelotti

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HTTP the Right Way with ASP.NET Web API - Steve Michelotti

Modern web applications have seen an explosion in Web API creation. Twitter, Facebook, Google, Azure, you name it - it is becoming essential to provide a Web API so that consumers can build applications and mashups on top of your services. Web 2.0 has shown a trend away from SOAP towards a REST architecture style. With the ASP.NET Web API, Microsoft is now providing first-class support for HTTP services including tools to apply the richness of a REST architectural style. This demo heavy presentation will show how the new ASP.NET Web API will enable you to build rich HTTP services in a REST architectural style while leveraging custom media types, custom HTTP handlers, routing and more! The presentation will also cover all major features of Web API 1 as well as a preview of upcoming features in Web API 2.

BIO:
Steve Michelotti is a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP and a contributing author for Pluralsight training. In addition, Steve is a frequent presenter at developer user groups, conferences, and Code Camps along the East Coast and holds the MCSD, MCPD, and MCT certifications. Steve is an avid blogger (http:/geekswithblogs.net/michelotti), has contributed articles to Visual Studio Magazine, and his work on high performance web solutions was featured on Channel 9. Currently he is serving as an Architect/Developer for Applied Information Sciences (AIS) where he is leading a multi-year effort to modernize the business systems of a major insurance carrier. Previously he was the Chief Technologist at e.magination where he consulted with clients including Advertising.com/AOL where he was the Tech Lead for one of the highest volume .NET applications in the world.

Meeting Agenda:

5:30-6:00 - Welcome/Food
6:00-6:15 - Announcements
6:15-7:45 - Presentation
7:45-8:00 - Give-aways

A special thanks to September's main meeting sponsor!