ASP.NET 5 WebAPI example using MongoDB
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Example ASP.NET 5 Web API w/ MongoDB

Walkthrough Post - https://tattoocoder.com/building-vnext-web-api-using-mvc-6-mongodb-azure/

Example application using MongoDB.

This is a quick walkthrough on using ASP.NET 5 to build a Web API layer using MongoDB. The overall concept is not too dissimilar from previous examples you may have seen using X type of database, however there are some areas covered that are either new in MVC 6 that you may find you didn't know are there.

####Topics Covered

  • ConfigurationModel
    • config.json
    • Environment Variables
  • OptionsModel
  • Dependency Injection (IServiceCollection)
  • Forcing JSON or Removing XML Formatter, Content Negotiation
  • MongoDB
    • Installation (OSX & Windows)
    • mongocsharpdriver (nuget package)

####Outline

  • Project Creation
    • Visual Studio
      • File -> New -> Project -> ASP.NET 5 Empty
    • Yeoman Generator
  • Setting up dependencies
    • IIS Hosting, Self Hosting
    • MVC
  • Startup.cs
  • Configuration
  • Dependency Injection
  • MongoDB
    • Installation (OSX & Windows)
    • Test Data
    • Tools
      • Robomongo
      • Powershell or Terminal
  • Adding the Model
  • Adding the Controller