API based Custom FormValidation using SemanticUI/Jquery

In the last post, we discussed on how to implement form validation and subsequent submit using the Semantic UI and JQuery. In this follow up post, we discuss how we can enhance the validation capabilities further, by having a custom validation that depends on an external API call. For the sake of example, let's focus … Continue reading API based Custom FormValidation using SemanticUI/Jquery

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Fix CORS in Firefox

CORS is a hated word anyone working on Web Solutions might have encountered if your website is accessing another website or API. So how do you ensure your website is able to the required URL ? The first and easiest fix would be to include "Access Control" headers in your web.config. That should be it … Continue reading Fix CORS in Firefox

Exception Handling in Web API (Part 2): Exception Filter (Extended)

The Exception Filter implementation mentioned in the Part1 of the article is fairly simple and straightforward.  But as you start supporting more and more Exceptions, the Cyclomatic Complexity of the "OnException" method would increase because of the "if" condition nature. A cleaner implementation of the Filter is shown below using Dictionary. Isn't that cleaner ?  

Exception Handling in Web API (Part 1): Exception Filter

The Web World, especially Web Services is fast moving towards the more abstract simpler Web API. This article is not focused on comparing Web Service and Web API, but rather it focuses on Exception Handling in Web API. By default,  the most common exception that an API Controller raises are translated into an HTTP Status … Continue reading Exception Handling in Web API (Part 1): Exception Filter