Over 70 recipes to create web services, build message-based apps, and work with object-relational mapping
About This Book
Create fast, testable, maintainable web APIs using the fully-featured framework in .NET
Integrate ServiceStack to add speed and simplicity to your web applications
Step-by-step recipes that focus on solving real-world problems using ServiceStack
Who This Book Is For
If you are a .NET developer who is looking for a simpler way to build services, this is the book for you. It will show you how to write fast, maintainable APIs that are a pleasure to use and maintain starting from the database to the client and everything in-between.
What You Will Learn
Quickly create fast, testable, and maintainable web services with ServiceStack
Integrate ServiceStack with existing ASP.NET frameworks such as MVC and SignalR
Render HTML using Razor and MarkDown with your ServiceStack services
Implement unit and integration testing for your web API to enhance quality and compatibility
Work with your SQL database of choice using ServiceStack's ORM, OrmLite
Leverage the speed of Redis to scale your web API
Building web services is a complex task as every language and framework has its own architecture, which is not easy to analyze. ServiceStack makes it easy to create web services and build applications.
This book covers a wide range of topics from simple development and initial setup using the ServiceStack framework to more advanced concepts such as integration with other popular .NET frameworks. It will show you how to build your services and will also enable you to ensure your web API's quality with step-by-step recipes that show you powerful unit testing and integration testing patterns. You will also learn how to access your SQL database with speed and simplicity using ServiceStack's object-relational mapping framework, OrmLite.