Abstractions map WCF Web API vs ASP.NET Web API

Published on Thursday, September 6, 2012

there are some concepts map between old WCF Web API and new ASP.NET Web API.

(From WCF Official page)

The WCF Web API abstractions map to ASP.NET Web API roughly as follows

WCF Web API WCF Web API
Service Web API controller
Operation Action
Service contract Not applicable
Endpoint Not applicable
URI templates ASP.NET Routing
Message handlers Same
Formatters Same
Operation handlers Filters, model binders