Deploying your first Facebook App on Azure using ASP.NET MVC Facebook Template

Today we announced the preview for ASP.NET Fall 2012 Update and one of the cool features we added to the update is the Facebook Application Template. This template includes a new library that makes it easier to develop Facebook applications using ASP.NET MVC. Here is the tutorial to learn more about this template. In this…


ASP.NET Web API Help Page is now part of the Web API project template

I’m pleased to announce that with the ASP.NET Fall 2012 Update (preview), ASP.NET Web API Help Page is now included by default in the Web API project template. Check it out by downloading the installer available at To see this in action, simply create a new ASP.NET Web API project after installing the update….


ASP.NET Web API Help Page Part 2: Providing custom samples on the Help Page

Samples in ASP.NET Web API Help Page are automatically generated based on your action parameters and return types. They represent the kind of contents that could go into the request or response body. For instance, if you have the Delete action inside ValuesController like below:  public class ValuesController : ApiController { public void Delete(CompositeValue param);…