Microsoft’s ASP.NET Web API simplifies the process of building platform-agnostic RESTful HTTP services. The service’s portability makes it a useful tool, and in this tutorial on DeveloperHandbook.com, Jon Preece shows followers how to build a RESTful API using Web API and JWT.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Authentication, and Weather. Highlights include an API that enables connectivity to home automation services for baby notifications and an API for finding podcasts. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.