web api

Watch Users with New Relic and .NET

We're all programmers, right? We want to constantly improve our software and make the right choices about what to build. Since we're all good engineers, however, sometimes it's time to cut features. How will that impact the users? Do we even know if the users use a specific feature? One…

ASP.NET Web API In-Memory Hosting Integration Test and Ninject

A while back, I posted how I used StructureMap along with the new ASP.NET self-host features to do integration tests on my ASP.NET Web API. Since that post, I've tried out Ninject with some new projects and, thanks to Filip, I discovered In Memory Web Hosting. This post…

Force Web API to Fail with ActionFilter

Sometimes, what you really want is failure. Success is great. Hooray! The crowds roar at your continued success. But in reality, everything is not peachy. Developers choose to ignore failure planning to their peril. Me? I need ASP.NET Web API to fail. In one of my projects, I utilize…

Setup StructureMap with ASP.NET Web API Release Candidate

One important change from the Beta of Web API to RC was the way it handles IoC. So far, there have been a few guides of how to do it with Ninject or Unity, but I'm still using StructureMap for many of my projects. In a previous post, I…

Integration Test ASP.NET Web API with StructureMap

Update 2: I have written a new post going over how to setup StructureMap with the RC of ASP.NET Web API. Go check that out as well. Update: This post was written against the Beta of WebAPI. Word out is that this will change for the release candidate. I…