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WebApi 2 HelpPage using ResponseType attribute instead of SetActualResponseType

In my previous post, Using Microsoft ASP.NET Web API 2 Help Page – Part 2 I mentioned that in MVC5, the HelpPage API, you no longer to specify the response type as part of the HelpPageConfig. This was simplier than I thought

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Using Microsoft ASP.NET Web API 2 Help Page – Part 2

This post is a continuation of my previous post Documenting the WebApi using Microsoft ASP.NET Web API 2 Help Page Including multiple XML files The first change that I wanted to make was that the HelpPage is only reading from one

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Typescript 0.9.5 Compiler Errors

Typescript 0.9.5 has been released by Microsoft and is available to download here:, With the release notes available here: After downloading, and installing the latest version, I now have two typescript compile error within the MotorDB Project: Type

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Documenting the WebApi using Microsoft ASP.NET Web API 2 Help Page

This post will be to continue putting in place some of the plumbing for the MotorDB application. In previous post I created a RESTful web service to return policy data to the client. As this could be seen as a

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Posted in Help Page, MotorDB, Visual Studio, WebAPI

Using MVC Attribute Routing

Now that Visual Studio 2013 has been officially released, one of the new features that I have been looking forward to use, is the new attribute based routing My MotorDB project was created using Visual Studio 2012. So after installing

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Getting Started with using StructureMap IoC container

Its been a while since I have had the opportunity to work on the MotorDB project. But before continue with anything, its time to put in an IoC container that should have done at the beginning. Because I want to,

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appharbor and Typescript – 404 errors

In part 1 of setting up and creating the MotorDB application, Typescript was used. To help demonstrate the application, it is hosted at appharbor However after appharbor pulled down the latest code from GitHub, the sample data was not being displayed.

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Using Knockout – Part 1

This is the continuation of the previous post. Now that we have the data, and have populating our Model, all that is required is to create the template to use. If you are new to Knockout, the following sites will

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Setting up and using Typescript – Part 1

In a previous post, I started a restful API that returns policy information. Now its time to starting calling the API from client. First thing need is to get all the typing definition files. Any definition file required can be

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Creating Policy API using the MVC4 ApiController

I wanted to start on my project, and I thought the first thing to start on was to display a list of policies. As I want to have a Single Page Application, I have started out creating an API. Roy Fielding is

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