WCF wsdl - is there an equivalent tool/tech/protocol for webapi? RRS feed

  • Question

  • when you create a service in WCF you can easily get a CONTRACT and schemas of data element from the wsdl

    is there an equivalent for exploring and learning about asmx and or webapi discovery?

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    Wednesday, December 9, 2015 4:01 AM


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  • Hi noJedi,

    As far as i know, the asmx  webservice we can get itfrom wsdl.exe.

    Because it based on SOAP and return data in  xml.

    And webapi it based on HTTP protocol, so it has no wsdl file like WCF service and asmx.

    For more information, please refer to the following articles:

    1. Web Services Description Language Tool

    2. Introduction to REST and .net Web API

    Besides, if you have more questions about WebAPI, please post that question  in this WebAPI forum: .

    Best Regards,

    Wanjun Dong

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    • Marked as answer by noJedi Sunday, December 13, 2015 8:43 PM
    Friday, December 11, 2015 1:44 AM
  • Yeah, sorry asmx is SOAP... its the WEB API that we are trying to "map out"...

    thanks for the guidance to another forum, probably a much more appropriate place for this Q!

    - sure I'm noJedi but that's no reason to stop trying to make stuff levitate! -

    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 4:58 AM