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Working with Data

How to program CRUD (create, read, update, delete) operations in Web API.

  1. Using Web API 2 with Entity Framework 6 (10 Tutorials)

    How to create a Web API application that uses Entity Framework for database persistence.

  2. ASP.NET Data Access - Recommended Resources

    Links to documentation resources about how to access data in ASP.NET web applications, primarily by using the Entity Framework and SQL Server.

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Web API Books

Microsoft's Jon Galloway recommends these books for learning ASP.NET MVC:

ASP.NET MVC 4 and the Web API: Building a REST Service from Start to Finish

ASP.NET MVC 4 and the Web API: Building a REST Service from Start to Finish

by Jamie Kurtz

Pro ASP.NET Web API

Pro ASP.NET Web API

by Tugberk Ugurlu, Alexander Zeitler

ASP.NET Web API 2 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

ASP.NET Web API 2 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

by Filip Wojcieszyn

Designing Evolvable Web APIs with ASP.NET

Designing Evolvable Web APIs with ASP.NET

by Glenn Block, Pablo Cibraro, Pedro Felix, Howard Dierking, Darrel Miller