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ASP.NET Web API: Always Set Content-Type

September 5, 2012


I lost a few hours on my project one night last week because of this. Backstory I have been really enjoying my latest project using Asp.NET Web API & EF5. Although I’ve had a bit of a (mostly EF) learning curve, it’s gone swimmingly, and I’ve been blown away at the parsing magic performed by […]

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My Week at //build/ Part 2

October 3, 2011

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An interesting thing happened to me this week. A coworker came to my desk JAZZED UP. He told me he had read Part 1 & could feel my excitement through my post. It’s incredibly fun to be told what resonates with people. He told me he could totally identify with my description of dreaming to […]

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WCF HTTP Basic Authentication with SSL3 through Fiddler

May 6, 2011


I’m consuming a 3rd party REST api with WCF as documented here and it’s pretty slick, but I ran into a debugging issue when trying to debug my WebInvoke Method=”POST” [OperationContract] using Cassini & Fiddler due to these parts of the API Implementation: All access to the production system will be over SSL/TLS. HTTP Basic […]

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Paste XML As Types: Visual Studio 2010 Extension

May 5, 2011


I used the WCF REST Starter Kit a couple of years ago to build a REST API for a project I was on, and I fell in love with “Paste XML As Types.” I was surprised it wasn’t built into Visual Studio 2010 & I’ve wanted it on more than one occasion, so I decided […]

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