APIs: The cogs behind the machine

This is one of my talks.

I can pretty much just turn up and deliver this with very little notice.

Talk Title

APIs: The cogs behind the machine

Talk Description

Use of REST APIs is a key pattern for building modern, scalable, well architected sites and apps. In this talk we’ll cover the core principles of REST and how ASP.net Web API applies those principles to create powerful, rich APIs that can be called by any client. We’ll look at building an API with Entity Framework and calling it from a web application, Office application and Windows 10 application.

Suitable Audience

Web Developers, beginners

Technologies Covered

ASP.Net Web Api

Typical Time Range

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20 > 45 minutes

My Bio

Here is my bio in various formats:

  • Third Person: Martin is a technical evangelist for Microsoft based in the UK. In his role, Martin talks with customers, partners, start-ups and anyone who is willing to listen about developing applications on the Microsoft platform. This includes Windows, Office, Microsoft Azure and Web technologies including ASP.net and the Edge browser. Martin has been working with Microsoft development technologies since the late 90's and has been working for Microsoft directly since 2005.
  • First Person: I am a technical evangelist for Microsoft based in the UK. In my work, I talk with customers, partners, start-ups and anyone who is willing to listen about developing applications on the Microsoft platform. This includes Windows, Office, Microsoft Azure and Web technologies including ASP.net and the Edge browser. I have been working with Microsoft development technologies since the late 90's and has been working for Microsoft directly since 2005.
  • Short: Martin works for Microsoft as an evangelist. He's into Web, AI, Mobile Apps and Cloud.

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