Oct 022014
 

Today Syncfusion published the ServiceStack Succinctly e-book of which I’m (the proud) author. If you are interested in using the ServiceStack framework for building RESTful services, then this e-book is a great start. Check It out by downloading it for free from the Syncfusion web site I would like to thank Ricardo Peres for the great contribution and the whole Syncfusion team for the fantastic [… read more]

Microsoft ASP.NET Web API Succinctly

 Posted by on December 15, 2013
Dec 152013
 

Recently I had a pleasure to Technically Review the Microsoft ASP.NET Web API Succinctly e-book , which is part of the Syncfusion’s succinctly series e-books, and finally the book got published and it’s immediately available for download! The book’s author has made a good job and has given a lot of good examples of how to use the technology and I cannot do otherwise than recommend [… read more]

Jan 262013
 

Since 2001 Syncfusion provides the broadest range of enterprise-class software components and tools for the Microsoft .NET platform, so it’s not a surprise that as a Software Consultant several times in my working career I had to deal with their libraries and components which usually were reliable, good quality and easy to use. That said, this blog post is not about their components, as there [… read more]

Jan 172013
 

When exposing a WCF service and hosting it on IIS6, most probably you are going to get the error shown in the image below, where the address of the WSDL location is not properly exposed to the end clients. This post is specifically concentrating to the solution of the problem in case the HTTPS protocol is used, as it has it’s own specific problems. As [… read more]

Nov 212012
 

This is the first post of the series about how to load dynamically external content to a html page by using jQuery AJAX capabilities. If you are new to AJAX, please check this short introduction Ajax (an acronym for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) is a group of interrelated web development techniques used on the client-side to create asynchronous web applications. With Ajax, web applications can [… read more]

Sep 192012
 

In this short tutorial I will show how to create quickly a RESTful service by using Visual Studio 2012, ASP.NET Web API and Advanced REST Client. Download a fully working example that covers all the code mentioned in the post: FirstAspNetWebApi_20120920.zip If you liked the article, please share this page to your twitter followers . Let’s quickly learn some basic concepts: RESTful service REST acronym [… read more]

Jul 242012
 

Just wondering how many different ways are there for creating Web Services (of any kind) in the Microsoft.NET stack. ASP.NET Web Services Introduced from the beginning of the Microsoft.NET. ASP.NET Web Services technology has given a very easy way of creating Services within the Microsoft.NET stack. Even being so easy to implement, ASP.NET Web Services are good only in simple scenarios. ASP.NET Web Services are [… read more]

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