Building web services using the ASP.NET Core Web API
Understanding web service acronyms
Roy Fielding stated in his doctoral dissertation, describing the REST architectural style, that the HTTP standard would be good for building services because it defines the following:
- URIs to uniquely identify resources, like
- Methods for performing common tasks on those resources, like
- The ability to negotiate the media type of content exchanged in requests and responses, such as XML and JSON. Content negotiation happens when the client specifies a request header like
Accept: application/xml,*/*;q=0.8. The default response format used by...