In this chapter, you'll learn:
ASP.NET Web API
This section of the ASP.NET site has everything you need to know about ASP.NET Web API, including tutorials, documentation, screencasts, and links to top resources for more information.
This preview package enables you to create OData endpoints using ASP.NET Web API, and to support OData query syntax for your web APIs.
The ASP.NET Web API Tracing preview package allows the Web API framework and user code to trace activities to System.Diagnostics. This package provides an implementation of ITraceWriter.
This preview package automatically generates help page content for web APIs on your site. Everything generated by the help page is fully customizable using ASP.NET MVC and Razor.
Samples for new ASP.NET Web API functionality.
Henrik F Nielsen blogs about the release of ASP.NET Web API, a bunch of sample applications, and four preview NuGet packages for upcoming support for OData, help page generation, tracing, and Windows 8 app development.
Learn how to use ASP.NET Web API with these Hands On Labs