Building Web APIs with ASP.NET Core (Manning)
Wednesday, 31 May 2023

This book is a practical beginner’s guide to creating web APIs using ASP.NET Core. In it, Valerio De Sanctis develops an API that feeds web-based services, including websites and mobile apps, for a board games application. The book is structured to mirror a real-world development project, with each chapter introducing a new feature request. It shows how to build an API with an ecosystem of ASP.NET Core tools that help simplify everything from setting up the data model to generating documentation, using modern APIs utilizing REST and GraphQL standards.

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Author: Valerio De Sanctis
Publisher: Manning
Date: May 2023
Pages: 472
ISBN: 978-1633439481
Print: 1633439488
Kindle: B0C415DYDB
Audience: ASP.NET developers
Level: Intermediate
Category: ASP.NET


  • Set up your environment with VS 2022, Node, Git, and more
  • Create a ASP.NET Core project from scratch
  • Integrate with SQL Server
  • Use Entity Framework Core to set up a data model
  • Create back-end controllers
  • Design an API to serve data
  • Write API documentation using Swagger and Swashbuckle
  • Consume an API using typical web client-side frameworks
  • Handle requests and routes using controllers and Minimal API
  • Release and deploy your Web API in production on cloud-based hosting services such as MS Azure


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