Course: Web API Essentials

$131.89 incl. vat

duration: 7 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |

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In this Web API training course you will learn about the basics of Application Programming Interface (API). You will also learn about Restfull services and OData. Later this course coveres the introduction to request bond, request validation, API security and hosting.

Among the topics covered are New Web API Project, SOAP Methods POST, GET, PUT and DELETE, CRUD, ASP.NET and far more.


After completing the course you have extensive knowledge in the field of Web API.


No specific knowledge is required. It is recommended, however, that you have a basic knowledge of IT and programming.

Target audience

Software Developer, Web Developer


Web API Essentials

7 hours

Web API Essentials

  • start the course
  • identify what Web API is
  • create a New Web API Project
  • describe the differences between Web API and WCF
  • recognize what SOAP communications are
  • compare the roles of the initiator and responder endpoints
  • describe the software design paradigm and the frameworks that use it
  • identify the different phases of an ASP.NET request
  • recognize the importance of using debugging tools and how they have evolved over time
  • read a Fiddler log and recognize what some of the options are
  • use the debugging tools in Google Chrome
  • use the debugging tools in Internet Explorer
  • use the debugging tools in Firefox
  • define REST architectural design concepts and compare how it differs from SOAP
  • create a resource URI that can use standard HTTP methods to implement a RESTful API
  • define the primary methods POST, GET, PUT, and DELETE
  • describe the OData system query options using the OData endpoint
  • define some of the most common code definitions
  • identify 1XX, 2XX, and 3XX status codes
  • identify 4XX and %xx status codes
  • identify the different parts of a response payload
  • create an OData endpoint that supports basic CRUD operations
  • recall the benefits for using XML with REST
  • specify the benefits for using JSON with REST
  • use the Web API's out-of-the-box, convention-based routing pattern
  • describe the JSON framework for .NET
  • describe the challenges of trying to create a date object
  • to gain an understanding of different API tools and concepts

Web API Advanced

  • start the course
  • apply jQuery to your own development site
  • describe what JSON is and how it is used
  • describe what AJAX is and how it is used
  • describe how a Web API can be consumed
  • recall how to do Model Binding with ASP.NET Web API
  • recall how to do Formatter Binding with ASP.NET Web API
  • recall how to do Parameter Binding with ASP.NET Web API
  • create a custom ValueProvider
  • create a custom ModelBinder
  • create a custom ParameterBinding
  • use attributes from the System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations namespace to set validation rules
  • use custom validation attributes to annotate your model
  • compare fluent validation and data annotation
  • describe how the Web API framework receives a request, and routes the request to an action
  • create a Web.config file for your application and set the validateRequest attribute
  • describe how to use convention-based routing in conjuction with the new attribute routing
  • identify Web API Services Security
  • compare authentication and authorization
  • use the authorization filter
  • apply the filter as a global, controller, or action
  • describe how .NET role-based security uses the principal
  • compare claims-based security, authorization and role-based security methods
  • describe why it is necessary to use encryption
  • compare hosting and self-hosting and why you would use one over the other
  • compare in-memory hosting and self-hosting
  • understand how to use different API tools and understand concepts

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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