Securing and securely calling Web API and [Authorize]

I recently had a requirement to secure a ASP.net Web API I was working on so that only authenticated users could make certain calls. It turns out this was fairly easy to do so I thought I’d share it. For the purposes of this article, I’m using Visual Studio 2013 with update 4. I’m working with…

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Using OData query syntax with Web API

So I have was just messing around with a Web API and thought “I had better add some kind of filtering support here”. I was vaguely aware of OData and knew that OData was the way to do filtering, sorting etc with REST APIs (.net Web API in my case), but had never looked into…

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Introduction to REST and .net Web API

If you are building apps or websites today, the chances are you’ll have heard of REST and .net Web API, but you may not be sure what these things are, whether you should use them or how to get started. If this sounds familiar, then this article for you. API; what and why? Let’s start…

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