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Using ASP.NET Web API to reach native mobile clients.

  1. Calling Web API from a Windows Phone 8 Application

    By Robert McMurray||Level 300 : Intermediate

    Create a complete end-to-end scenario consisting of an ASP.NET Web API application that provides a catalog of books to a Windows Phone 8 application.

  2. Get Started with Mobile Apps in Azure App Service

    Get started using Mobile Apps in Azure App Service. This tutorial shows how to create a .NET service and a simple "To do list" app.

  3. Creating a Leaderboard App with Azure Mobile Services .NET Backend

    Use Visual Studio to create a Web API app hosted in Azure Mobile Services.

  4. Add Authentication to your Mobile App

    This tutorial shows how to authenticate users in Azure App Service Mobile Apps.

  5. Add Push Notifications to Your Mobile App

    Use Azure App Service Mobile Apps to send push notifications to a mobile device.

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Web API Books

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Pro ASP.NET Web API

Pro ASP.NET Web API

by Tugberk Ugurlu, Alexander Zeitler

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

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

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

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

by Filip Wojcieszyn