Monthly Archives: October 2013

ASP.NET Web API 2 is out! Overview of features

Today the ASP.NET team released ASP.NET Web API 2 (and, for that matter, MVC 5 too)! The announcement, just as like year, followed many other big Microsoft releases (Windows 8.1, Visual Studio 2013 etc) in a synchronized product shipping event.

New Web API is now available on Nuget – where it directly replaces the old version of Web API. Let’s look at the major features of ASP.NET Web API 2.

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Extend Glimpse on the fly – scriptcs code execution tab in Glimpse

In scriptcs, one of the things we have been paying lots of attention to recently, is the hosting story. Scriptcs CLI is simply just one of the clients using the core scriptcs libraries – which can be used to embed the rich scriptcs code parsing and execution capabilities in any app.

This weekend I put together a small Glimpse plugin which uses scriptcs hosting, and can be used for executing arbitrary code against the context of your ASP.NET application.

More after the jump.

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