.NET Web Services Training: WCF, Web API and SignalR

Course 2601

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 23 NASBA CPE Credits (live, in-class training only)
  • Level: Advanced

.NET includes complementary web service frameworks that allow enterprise applications to gain online access to critical business data. In this .NET Web Services training course, you will program WCF, ASP.NET Web API, and SignalR web services with C# or Visual Basic to exploit each of the frameworks and maximize these technologies. These services connect isolated data to create powerful, distributed .NET applications.

    .NET Web Services Delivery Methods

    • In-Person

    • Online

    .NET Web Services Course Benefits

    Create Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) servicesDevelop RESTful web services with ASP.NET Web APIHarness real–time web services with SignalRConnect MVC, WPF, and HTML5 browser clients to .NET services

    .NET Web Services Course Outline


    • Experience with .NET programming in either Visual Basic or C# at the level of:
    • You should know how to:
      • Write classes containing methods and properties
      • Design and implement programmatic interfaces
      • Employ data access in .NET using ADO.NET
      • Craft user interfaces for web or Windows applications with ASP.NET, Windows Forms, or WPF

    Web service architecture

    • Dividing responsibilities in n–tier distributed applications
    • Determining service and operation granularity
    • Comparing operation–, resource– and real–time–focused services

    Web service support in .NET

    • The spectrum of .NET service toolkits
    • WCF
    • ASP.NET Web API services
    • SignalR real–time services

    Programming WCF services

    • Creating the service interface and implementation
    • Applying attributes to the service and operations
    • Implementing data contracts explicitly and implicitly
    • Employing fault contracts to report service errors

    Accessing and hosting WCF services

    • Connecting ASP.NET MVC and WPF clients to WCF
    • Adding service references to client applications
    • Coding clients without adding service references
    • Hosting WCF services with IIS and Windows services

    Configuring WCF services

    • Authoring service and client configuration
    • Leveraging bindings for interoperability and performance
    • Harnessing service and endpoint behaviors
    • Simplifying configuration with .NET 4.x

    Creating ASP.NET Web API services

    • Programming the API controller
    • Mapping CRUD operations to HTTP verbs
    • GET
    • POST
    • DELETE
    • Connecting service URLs to operations with routing

    Web API clients and hosting

    • Accessing Web API services from .NET, web and mobile clients
    • Retrieving XML, JSON and Atom formatted data
    • Hosting Web API services in IIS and custom applications

    Constructing OData services with Web API

    • Returning IQueryable from controller actions
    • Querying OData service data with $select, $filter and $orderby

    Exploiting Web API service features

    • Integrating Web API services with Entity Framework
    • Automating service documentation with help pages
    • Validating with model binding and data annotations

    Architecting ASP.NET SignalR services

    • Replacing polling with server push
    • Establishing candidate applications for SignalR
    • Chat
    • Monitoring
    • Dashboard
    • Collaboration

    Coding SignalR services

    • Developing the hub class
    • Broadcasting to all connected clients
    • Segmenting callbacks with groups

    Interacting with SignalR services from browser clients

    • Integrating SignalR with jQuery
    • Responding to SignalR broadcast messages
    • Managing the connection life cycle

    WCF service security

    • Selecting a secure binding
    • Comparing transport and message security
    • Authorizing service operations with principal permissions

    ASP.NET Web API security

    • Implementing individual account security with OAuth
    • Integrating Web API with Forms authentication
    • Enabling secure access to services with Authorize
    • Building deployment packages with Visual Studio
    • Enabling Web Sockets with IIS
    • Monitoring WCF services with Windows Server AppFabric

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    .NET Web Services Course FAQs

    RESTful Web Services in ASP.NET is a web service framework that allows enterprise application to gain online access to critical business data.

    This course uses .NET along with WCF, ASP.NET Web API, and SignalR web services with C# or VB frameworks.

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

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