Monthly Archives: April 2012

Using oData with the NuGet API

Update… As a commenter astutely pointed out, we can see the generated URL in LinqPad.. Still good to know and understand how to use Fiddler – especially if you want to flip between json and xml formats!! ————————– Quick tip … Continue reading 

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Why I’m moving away from Apple, and specifically, the iPhone and going to the store

And it has nothing to do with technology for the most part. On balance, Apple makes some great products. But there are two things that Apple sucks at: – Customer Service (especially at an Apple Store – more on this … Continue reading 

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Moving from Action Filters to Message Handlers

The updated code for the Web API project can be found here In the last post on Making Your ASP.NET Web API’s Secure, I received some very useful comments. Thanks to Pedro Reys for pointing out my non-use of HttpMessageHandlers. … Continue reading 

Posted in ASP.NET MVC 4, ASP.NET Web API | 16 Comments

Making your ASP.NET Web API’s secure

Note: Code for this example is on Google Docs. SecureWebAPI SecureWebAPITest NOTE: DO NOT USE THE PUBLIC/PRIVATE KEYS IN THIS EXAMPLE IN YOUR PRODUCTION APPLICATION!!!! BE SURE TO GENERATE YOUR OWN KEYS!! OTHERWISE, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE SECURE AS … Continue reading 

Posted in ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC 4 | 36 Comments