ASP.NET Web API – Identity and forgot password

In previous posts, we’ve got familiar with ASP.NET Web API and ASP.NET Identity. We can use ASP.NET Identity with multiple types of clients such as the desktop app, web app or mobile app for registering and authenticating users. The user will open an account with his email and password and then authenticate himself with services… Continue reading ASP.NET Web API – Identity and forgot password

ASP.NET Web Api – Video (mp4/mjpeg/html) streaming inside self-host app with Owin/Katana

In previous posts for ASP.NET Web API, we’ve discussed how to get and post data to our REST web service. The service will be hosted then directly in IIS. Today I would like to make a small demo of ASP.NET Web API for streaming video in a self-host application. The self-host will be implemented by… Continue reading ASP.NET Web Api – Video (mp4/mjpeg/html) streaming inside self-host app with Owin/Katana

C# – An example of OCR web service

Years ago I wrote a small post about C# – OCR library candidates for comparing between OCR libraries of Tesseract and Microsoft Office Document Imaging. Tesseract is an open source OCR framework. Unfortunately, its inaccuracy is still high and can’t be used in commercial products. Last week I would like to make a small OCR… Continue reading C# – An example of OCR web service

C# – ASP.NET Web API and ASP.NET Identity

We got to know with Google, Flickr, and Twitter API service in some of my previous posts. All these provide us an authentication scheme so that we can authenticate ourselves and get permissions to 3rd party resources. We have also created our own REST web services by using ASP.NET Web API for publishing data to… Continue reading C# – ASP.NET Web API and ASP.NET Identity

Android – Upload files to ASP.NET Web API service

In previous posts, I showed you how to get/post data to ASP.NET Web API service. However, until now, I only used JSON for communicating between server and client and what about for binary data? For example, uploading files to ASP.NET Web API? How should the controller work and which kind of HTTP request/HTTP format should… Continue reading Android – Upload files to ASP.NET Web API service

Tutorial – Publish ASP.NET Web API in IIS 8.5 and Windows 8.1

Some of my previous posts involved in web services made by ASP.NET Web API and I have received some feedback that it’s difficult to make the code run. The readers don’t know how to publish the sample web service which is included in source file. Therefore in this post I will show you how to… Continue reading Tutorial – Publish ASP.NET Web API in IIS 8.5 and Windows 8.1

Android – Media player and ASP.NET Web Api

Let’s start with a question. When was the last time you played a song offline at your computer? For me, It’s long,loong,looong… time ago. Since the boom of music websites, I just choose one provider, create my favorite playlist and listen to music online. I don’t have any CD or .mp3 song at my local… Continue reading Android – Media player and ASP.NET Web Api

Google Cloud Messaging, ASP.NET Web Api and Android client

Pushing message from the server to client so that client doesn’t have to send the request to the server periodically is not a new concept anymore. Earlier when then client wants to check if the server wants to send something to him, he has to send dummy request to server repeatedly to ask for notifications.… Continue reading Google Cloud Messaging, ASP.NET Web Api and Android client

How to call ASP.Net Web API service from Android?

In my previous posts, I discussed how we can consume the ASP.Net Web API with RestSharp and HttpClient. In this small one, I would like to show how we can make a demo application in Android consuming ASP.Net Web API service. To save time, I already prepare a sample REST web service made by ASP.NET… Continue reading How to call ASP.Net Web API service from Android?

How to consume ASP.NET Web API RC with HttpClient?

In previous post I discussed How to consume ASP.NET Web API RC with RestSharp?. RestSharp seems to be a good candidate for working with REST service but during development I found out a problem that RestSharp doesn’t handle enum type very well and I got always null object by posting object to web service. The… Continue reading How to consume ASP.NET Web API RC with HttpClient?