Preserving date time offsets in Azure Mobile Services

In my last post I mentioned that due to the heterogeneous nature of Azure Mobile Services (JavaScript in the server, other languages / frameworks in the client), some data types have some problems with the conversion between the two environments. Numbers and dates are the most common, but this post from the MSDN forum pointed…


Implementing CORS support in WCF

The code for this post can be downloaded from the MSDN Code Gallery. A pair of popular posts which I did a couple months back was to show how one can implement CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) in the net ASP.NET Web API framework. This week I found a couple of posts in the WCF forums…


WCF Extensibility – Wrapping up

This post is the last one in the series about WCF extensibility points. For a list of all posts, go to the index page. And that’s the end of the series about extensibility points in WCF. I hope that the previous 40-some posts were useful for you – many of them were definitely useful for…


WCF Extensibility – IInstanceContextProvider

This post is part of a series about WCF extensibility points. For a list of all previous posts and planned future ones, go to the index page. And we’re now back in the middle of the WCF runtime, and at the last few posts for this series. This time we’ll look at the instance context…


WCF Extensibility – IExtension and IExtensibleObject

This post is part of a series about WCF extensibility points. For a list of all previous posts and planned future ones, go to the index page. And we’re back from the short detour to the world of WCF RIA Services, and the long “mini-series” about transport channels. We’ll go back to the WCF runtime…


WCF Extensibility – Configuring the Endpoint for WCF RIA Services

This post is part of a series about WCF extensibility points. For a list of all previous posts and planned future ones, go to the index page. And we’re again taking a small detour over the normal flow of the series covering the “proper” WCF extensibility points. This time, we’ll talk about how you can…


WCF Extensibility – Transport Channels – Duplex Channels

This post is part of a series about WCF extensibility points. For a list of all previous posts and planned future ones, go to the index page. And we’ll get to the end of the channel layer and transports in general with this post. After looking in many details at two types of transport channel,…


WCF Extensibility – Transport Channels – Reply Channel

This post is part of a series about WCF extensibility points. For a list of all previous posts and planned future ones, go to the index page. And after the little detour on the previous post about the IInteractiveChannelInitializer interface, we’re back on the channel layer, most specifically at the transports. Last time, we covered…