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These videos showcase new features in ASP.NET Web API, including features from the ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 Update and previews of the next version.

  1. ASP.NET Web API Queryable with OData

    In this Channel 9 video, Youssef Moussaoui from the ASP.NET Web API team takes a lap around the Queryable attribute, as well as how you can leverage the Open Data Protocol in your APIs.

  2. ASP.NET Web API and OData

    In this Channel 9 video, RaghuRam Nadiminti takes us on the second lap of our investigation into the new OData features available in ASP.NET Web API. Armed to the teeth with some awesome demonstrations, RaghuRam covers all sorts of goodness you'll want to know to be able to provide easy access to your data in queryable form.

  3. ASP.NET Web API Help Pages

    In this Channel 9 video, Yao Huang Lin of the ASP.NET Web API team shows how to customize Web API Help Pages, plus a number of tools that will help you develop and document your APIs.

  4. ASP.NET Web API and CORS Support

    In this Channel 9 video, Daniel Roth, Yao Huang Lin, and Brock Allen preview the upcoming Cross-origin Resource Sharing (CORS) support in Web API. The talk includes demonstrations from the nightly builds, so you can get a preview of one of the coolest new features of Web API.

Web API Books

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

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