web api

A 4-post collection

Inside the ASP.NET Single Page Apps Template

The Single Page App (SPA) template is now available in the ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 (Release Candidate). This SPA template has been updated since its beta release which I blogged about here. Kudos to Mads Kristensen for spearheading this at Microsoft. I’ve been a big fan of SPA and of Mads for a while. I was thrilled to see some of my feedback (from my previous post/review) make it into this template. This post contains a complete walk through of all of the key pieces on the server and client side. What is the Intention of the Template? Since the beta release of the SPA template, there are a ton of small revisions that...


Inside the ASP.NET Single Page Apps Template Beta

There are a bunch of shiny new toys, including a new Single Page App (SPA) template, inside the ASP.NET Fall 2012 Update BUILD Prelease  ( Download link for it is on this page here ) . The original template for SPA made an appearance over a year ago in a preview and was later removed prior to VS 2012 being released. (You may recall Upshot.js was part of the former template before both of their demises) The first run at the former template wasn’t really a template, but rather a specific way to create a SPA. This new template is a template . Kudos to Mads Kristensen for spearheading this at Microsoft....


What's New in the ASP.NET Fall 2012 Update?

Last week at Build, Scott Hanselsman and Jon Galloway presented a whirlwind tour of the new features coming to Visual Studio and ASP.NET. These features are meant to be additive to your experience as they will not impede any existing projects, but should help add more value moving forward. What’s the goal? Once a quarter they release some yummy goodies for Visual Studio that you can run with. Download it You can grab the ASP.NET Fall 2012 Update BUILD Prelease (gotta love those names at Microsoft) now and they mentioned that the official release (non preview) will be coming in December. Download link for it is on this page here. What's New? New...


Learn about Knockout, HTML5, SPA and ASP.NET Web API for Free!

Special thanks to both Scott Guthrie and Pluralsight for pulling together a special promotion that allows you to get a free 1-month subscription to watch both my Knockout / MVVM course and my Single Page Apps with HTML5, ASP.NET Web API, Knockout, and jQuery at no cost!  That’s over 10 hours of material for free! For full details please see Scott Guthrie’s post about the promotion for details about how to sign up and get access to the course. Here is a quick quote I grabbed from Scott’s post: To get access to the course you simply follow @pluralsight and @john_papa on Twitter and then visit this page and enter your Twitter...