Introduction to REST and .net Web API

If you are building apps or websites today, the chances are you’ll have heard of REST and .net Web API, but you may not be sure what these things are, whether you should use them or how to get started. If this sounds familiar, then this article for you. API; what and why? Let’s start…

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Webinar Videos/Slides: API services for both web and devices

Today I ran a webinar as part of the ‘week of webinars’ myself and Martin Beeby are doing. Today’s session was ‘API services for both web and devices’. In the session, I covered some of the underlying principles of REST API, ASP.net’s Web API and a load of demos. You can get the slides and…

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Requesty: A simple REST API testing app for Windows

I’ve just published an update to Requesty which is my very simple API testing app for Windows and Windows Phone. Request lets you send GET, POST, PUT and DELETE requests to any API uri with request headers and body, it is very handy for testing REST APIs using all the goodness of Windows apps. It has been written as…

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