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) Testing endpoints w/ Postman or Fiddler Project Creation Depending on your environment (Windows or OS X) or preference you have a choice on how you can create the ASP.NET project. Visual Studio 2015...
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