ASP.NET Web Api - Setup JSON Camel Cased Fields

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Welcome to the continuing series on getting started with ASP.NET Web Api. In the last post, we created our ASP.NET Web Api project, created our 1st controller and enabled Windows authentication. In this article we will learn how to set the JSON response to convert the .NET pascal cased properties into camel cased properties. The naming convention between .NET and JSON is different but we should present our Api users the naming convention that they expect without having to write all kinds of conversion code.

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ASP.NET Web Api - Getting Started

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Welcome to the series on getting started with ASP.NET Web Api. In this article we will create a basic C# Web Api with Windows Integrated Authentication and create our first Web Api endpoint. ASP.NET Web API is a framework that makes it easy to build HTTP services that reach a broad range of clients, including browsers and mobile devices. ASP.NET Web API is a great platform for building RESTful applications using the .

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Do Not Swallow The Exceptions

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Throwing away exceptions in your code is just a bad practice and makes it harder to support your application. It may make it easier for you as a developer to get something working but in the long run it cost way more money to do the maintenance and troubleshooting then if you had just put in proper exception handling to start with. I have worked on several codebases recently where methods returned false if either a business rule failed or an unexpected exception occurred with no logging of the error anywhere.

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Visual Studio 2015 - External Web Tools

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I ran into an issue with an npm package mis-behaving in Visual Studio 2015 but working just fine from the command line. After scratching my head for awhile trying to figure out what was going on, I discovered that Visual Studio was pointing to its own version of npm and node and not that ones that were available in my path that the command line was using. Visual Studio 2015 ships with:

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