Introduction to Minimal APIs
In this chapter of the book, we will introduce some basic themes related to minimal APIs in .NET 6.0, showing how to set up a development environment for .NET 6 and more specifically for developing minimal APIs with ASP.NET Core.
We will first begin with a brief history of minimal APIs. Then, we will create a new minimal API project with Visual Studio 2022 and Visual Code Studio. At the end, we will take a look at the structure of our project.
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to create a new minimal API project and start to work with this new template for a REST API.
In this chapter, we will be covering the following topics:
- A brief history of the Microsoft Web API
- Creating a new minimal API project
- Looking at the structure of the project