Building Web Services with Microsoft Azure

Building Web Services with Microsoft Azure by Alex Belotserkovskiy, Stephen Kaufman, Nikhil Sachdeva
English | May 27, 2015 | ISBN: 1784398373 | 299 pages | PDF/EPUB/MOBI | 38 Mb

Quickly develop scalable, REST-based applications or services and learn how to manage them using Microsoft Azure
About This BookExplore the tools to rapidly build, deploy, and manage cloud solutions using Microsoft AzureLearn how to utilize Entity Framework, SQL Azure database, and other storage mechanisms to build out the data tier of your solutionA step-by-step guide focused on delivering solutions to your cloud development lifecycle with the best practices for web services and APIsWho This Book Is For
If you are a .NET developer who wants to develop end-to-end RESTful applications in the cloud, then this book is for you. A working knowledge of C# will help you get the most out of this book.
What You Will LearnBuild RESTful services using the ASP.NET Web API and Microsoft AzureHost and monitor applications in Azure Websites and Azure Mobile ServicesManage Web APIs using Azure API ManagementUtilize Azure Service Bus to provide elasticity to your applications as well as publish and subscribe featuresUtilize the Microsoft Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) component in your custom solutionsGet to grips with the basic characteristics of distributed systemsUse Entity Framework as the data modelLeverage your cloud-based storage and discover how to access and manipulate data in the cloudExplore the NoSQL options available in Microsoft AzureIn Detail
There’s a plethora of development tools and frameworks available today. But Microsoft Azure provides a scalable and manageable platform for customers to easily deploy, monitor, and troubleshoot their cloud-based applications. Its seamless integration and inherent support for open source software make it an obvious choice for building cloud-based applications and services.
This book will take you through a full application development architecture. You’ll start by creating, customizing, and extending HTTP-based web APIs and move on to host your web API with ASP.NET. Then, using a range of different features, you’ll learn how to connect your applications with Microsoft Azure Service Bus. You’ll learn more advanced topics such as creating Hybrid Services, Azure Storage data services, and the Entity Framework; you’ll learn to create and manipulate data services, too. Finally, you’ll leverage the full power of SQL database administration in Azure and gain more insights into managing your data.

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