We learn what are the differences between MVC ADO.Net and ASP.Net Web API.

What Is MVC Ado.Net 

When it comes to ASP.NET there are two types one is called the ASP.NET MVC and the other is ASP.NET web api. The two may seem similar but they do have differences. In this section we will highlight the MVC Ado.Net. The MVC abbreviation means Model View Controller. The application is divided into three areas and they are the view, controller, and the model. When using MVC it is combined and used with other features such as master pages. In order to use ASP.NETs master page feature you have to have a membership. 

The Breakdown Of Models, View, and Controllers

When it comes to storing and retrieving the model state out of a database this is when models are used.  The way that this is done is the data is taken from a database and then it is updated and stored. When a data model is created the view is the part of the MVC that displays the user interface. The controllers are also known as components. The job of the controllers is to choose a view that will be used to display the user interface and to manage the user interface overall.

What Is Asp.Net Web 

The purpose of the web api is to display data in different formats. Some of the formats that are used to display data are XML and JSON. An advantage to using api is that it is easy for a business, contractor, or consultant to keep in touch with their clients and provide by quick responses. When operating the web api you can only use HTTP protocols to respond to clients and manage request. To sum up the api you can say it is an HTTP service that uses the HTTP application and it was designed to reach a broad variety of clients.

The Differences Between MVC and API

There are plenty of differences that exist when it comes to MVC and API. One of the first is that MVC is used to develop web applications and API is strictly used for generating any services that pertain to HTTP. When it comes to performing tracing with action MVC can perform this function by only using the action name. Tracing with action for API can be done but how it is done is determined by the HTTP services. Another difference between the two is that API returns data in various different formats but MVC only returns data in one format and that is the JSON format. API also allows self-hosting and content negotiation but MVC does not. If an individual is creating RESTful services on the .NET Framework API helps in the creation of the RESTful service and MVC does not. The good thing is that despite all the differences between the two they can be used together. When using them together it provides better management of the AJAX requests and it also returns responses in a variety of different formats in a very efficient manner.