What is difference between Web API and WCF service?
|Web application programming interface which is primarily used for the creation of full-blown REST a service which implies that WEB API does not need any data configuration and contracts to the level of WCF.
|WCF was created for the development of SOAP-based services. It uses standard XML and schema over HTTL which leads to the degradation in the performance of the application.
|WEB API support Any media content format
|It uses Text format that includes XML
|It uses URL patterns, HTTP methods as a service interface
|WCF uses service contract as a service interface
|The caching mechanism of WEB API is built-in HTTP application control
|The caching mechanism of WCF service is handled by the application
BY Best Interview Question ON 09 Sep 2019