A Beginner’s Tutorial on Creating WCF REST Services

In this article we will try to understand what are WCF REST services. We will see what is required from a service developers perspective to create a REST enabled WCF service. We see how we can use and consume restful WCF services.

Disclaimer: This is a rather old article(5 years almost). And I want to make a disclaimer here – This is not a REST service. This article talks about REST but ultimately end up creating the HTTP based service using WCF. This WCF service created is not following the REST architectural guidelines. Apologies for that(I guess we all get wiser with time). I will update the article but till then i feel like this disclaimer should be present.  Continue reading