How to Use ASP.NET WebAPI to Retrieve Images from a Database Server

If you didn’t know how to use ASP.NET to retrieve images, this article will explain the method on how it is done. The process is simple, the action method exposed using WebAP can be consumed directly in JQuery using AJAX and since JSOn response is returned by default, all you need to do now is to send the image in the response object.

The whole idea is to take advantage of HttpResponseMessage  in the binary data of the database server. The binary data from the server is converted into images then is passed using the HttpResponseMessage object.

The author has worked with different scenarios and it is all covered in the blog post.

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