Author Archives: Glenn Block

Are you in the mood for HTTP?

Sometimes you are just in that mood (no, not that mood ;-)), you know that mood when you want to talk HTTP and APIs with a bunch of people that care. Recently Darrel Miller and I realized we’re in that … Continue reading 

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Save your DNS and your SANITY when using VPN on a Mac (without rebooting)

There was time when using my Mac was bliss form a DNS perspective, I never had to worry about my routing tables getting corrupted. I could always rely on hosts getting resolved, life was good! And then a combination of … Continue reading 

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.NET Fringe, defining the future

There’s a long history in OSS communities of projects emerging from the community that start on the fringes. The people working on these projects are motivated by a desire for change, for doing things in a way that is not … Continue reading 

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Hypermedia hangout: Collection+JSON, HAL, and building .NET hypermedia APIs with Nancy and ASP.NET

Yes that title is a mouthful. Recently I had the pleasure of doing a google hangout with Jonathan Channon of Nancy fame and Phil Cleveland on a topic you’ve heard me be slightly passionate about, Hypermedia. You can find the full … Continue reading 

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Our new book and my personal journey toward REST and Hypermedia

It’s hard to believe, but it has been 6 months since our new book, “Designing Evolvable Web APIs with ASP.NET” shipped! So far the feedback that we’ve received has been really positive and we’re excited to see the momentum. In … Continue reading 

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