Writing REST based Systems with .NET

For many, building large scale service based systems equate to using SOAP. There is, however, another way to architect service based systems by embracing the model the web uses – REpresentational State Transfer, or REST. .NET 3.5 introduced a way of building the service side with WCF – however you can also use ASP.NET’s infrastructure as well. In this session we talk about what REST is, two approaches to creating REST based services and how you can consume these services very simply with LINQ to XML.