Blog: JSON

Requesting Other MIME Types

Excerpt by Phil Ledgerwood

MIME originally stood for Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions to refer to the fact that emails would sometimes carry data that wasn't text, such as attached graphics or spreadsheets.

This course excerpt was originally posted March 15, 2013 from the online courseware ASP.NET Web API, Part 3 of 4: Model Binding and Media Formats by Phil Ledgerwood